Westlake attorney is arrested for allegedly having sex with a minor

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Jason Lavender

A 44-year-old Westlake Village attorney is facing six felony counts following his August arrest on suspicion of having sex with a minor.

At an Aug. 27 arraignment, Jason Lavender pleaded not guilty to two counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a minor 14 or 15 years old, two counts of oral copulation with a minor under 16 and two counts of sexual penetration of a person under 16.

Police arrested Lavender Aug. 23 and he was released six days later after posting $240,000 bon...

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