Ms. Janice Brenman is a former prosecutor who was in private practice in Los Angeles from 2001 to 2012 representing nearly 8,000 individuals in over 42 states. She also did 9th Circuit Federal Appeals from 2007 to 2012. She has commented in major legal publications on the subject of legal reform and celebrity influence on the legal system. She has also appeared in medical malpractice, products liability and complex civil litigation, and is well versed in all forms of discovery. From 1999 to 2000 Ms. Brenman was a City Prosecutor and Community Preservationist. She clerked for the Honorable Rupert J. Groh, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Ms. Brenman also worked researching, writing and editing under a Nobel Prize winning laureate, and currently writes and makes decisions in federal court.
Ms. Brenman graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of California, Santa Barbara, studied at the Sorbonne in Paris, and went to Southwestern University School of Law where she received several awards and accolades. She was a finalist in the Moot Court Honors Award for Best Brief Writer, treasurer and president of the Southwestern Federalist Society Chapter, an officer in the Women’s Law Association, member of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society and published in February 1998 issue of The Commentator. Ms. Brenman’s work has been published in several other outlets including, the San Francisco Daily Journal, Los Angeles Daily Journal and the Washington Legal Foundation.
Ms. Brenman is admitted to practice by the State Bar of California and Central District of California. She is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and NOSSCR. Working through her alma mater, Southwestern University Law School, Ms. Brenman has mentored several law students. She also acted as a volunteer for Bet Tzedek (House of Justice) and trained the staff attorneys. Ms. Brenman is a former Tae Kwon Do instructor at United Studios in San Francisco, and trained for her first degree black belt with the World Organization. She is fluent in French, Italian and Spanish, and English.