Janet Lee Brewer

Law Office of Janet L. Brewer
Contact: 650.325.8276
Experience:
Law Schools: University of Denver Law School
Golden Gate University
Jurisdictions: California
Colorado

OVERVIEW

About Janet Lee Brewer
Janet is certified as a specialist in Probate, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the California State Bar. She has practiced exclusively in this area since 1990.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • International Law
  • Tax Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Estate Tax Return Preparation
  • Probate and Probate Administration
  • Wills and Trusts
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Colorado
Certifications
Estate Planning in Santa Clara (California State Bar)
Certified Specialist - Estate Planning & Probate Law (Cal. State Bar Board of Legal Specialization)
Languages
 SpokenWritten
SpanishYesYes
Professional Experience
Owner, Law Office of Janet L. Brewer
-Current
General Counsel, Telebit Corporation
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General Counsel, Corvus Systems
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General Counsel, Hills Bros. Coffee, Inc.
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Staff Attorney, Hewlett-Packard Company
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Education
Golden Gate UniversityM.B.A. (1982)
University of WisconsinB.A. (1971)Major: Spanish, Minor: English.
University of Denver Law SchoolJ.D. (1975)President - International Legal Society; International Law Review.
Honors: Coulter Scholarship recipient.
Golden Gate UniversityLL.M. (2010)Taxation Law
Honors: LLM with Honors
Details: Courses include Multinational Estate Planning, Probate Procedures & Litigation, Advanced Estate Planning
Professional Activities
Member, Executive Committee California State Bar Solo and Small Firm Section 2009-Current
Details: Three (3) year appointment by the State Bar of California beginning in September 2009
Member International Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) 2009-Current
Details: International Estate Planning Organization focused on the sophisticated and highly specialized gift tax and estate planning strategies needed to effectively plan for non-US citizens, permanent residents (green card holders), and non-resident aliens who own property in the United States
Awards
Superlawyers Designation, Super Lawyers
SuperLawyer Designation, Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
SuperLawyer Designation, Superlawyers
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
SuperLawyer Designation, Superlawyers
SuperLawyer Designation, Superlawyers
Professional Associations
Member, Executive Committee, California State Bar Solo and Small Firm Section
-Current
Member, California State Bar
-Current

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Law Office of Janet L. Brewer
2501 Park Boulevard - Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94306
USA
Telephone: 650.325.8276