Jonathan Brenner, Esq. has over 20 years of experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide-range of practice areas including, but not limited to: personal injury, employment and business/commercial matters. In 1992, Mr. Brenner started his dispute resolution practice as a member of the San Diego Superior Court's arbitration panel while also conducting settlement conferences. Shortly thereafter, he discovered a true talent and passion for mediation. Soon after, Mr. Brenner became one of San Diego County's most requested neutrals. Clients often comment on his no-nonsense approach and ability to get cases settled expeditiously. One client stated, "Jonathan doesn't waste any time; he's professional, personable and savvy, a true class act." Another client commented, "Jonathan's background as a litigator on both the plaintiff and defendant side is invaluable in getting parties in a mediation to listen and be flexible. Every case that I have mediated with him so far has settled."
In his spare time, Mr. Brenner enjoys martial arts, weight lifting and spending time with his family.
"Jon skillfully handled our mediation. I would recommend him due to his knowledge, experience, ability to empathize and communicate personally."
- Attorney, Los Angeles County, California
"Mr. Brenner was very well prepared. He clearly read the briefs and was familiar with complex and unique legal issues."
- Attorney on a Maritime Law matter
"Mediator suggested use of bracketing at a key time in the negotiating process. This helped/assured that my client would achieve an acceptable settlement offer at mediation."
- Attorney on a Professional Malpractice Dispute
"Dear Mr. Brenner: Thank you so much for conducting the mediation yesterday and your kind words. My clients are very pleased with the result. He thought you did a terrific job during mediation. I will definitely keep you in mind for future mediation sessions."
- Attorney on a personal injury auto dispute
"Jon was instrumental in resolving our case. He provided a sense of trust to my client and carefully pushed both sides towards a settlement."
- Attorney, San Diego, California
"We were all amazed how you took the mediation from impasse to settlement in one 10 minute move"
- Partner on an employment breach of contract dispute
"Your objectivity, patience, and knowledge of the facts were extremely helpful and gave the parties the motivation to find workable solutions. "
- Attorney on a Personal Injury Auto Matter
"Thank you again for the steady hand yesterday. Had we not had such a skilled and experienced employment attorney and mediator my client
likely would have acted more on emotion than logic"
- Attorney on an employment/discrimination dispute
601 S. Figueroa
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Fax : 213.223.1114
980 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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402 W. Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
Fax : 619.814.1967
100 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Fax : 415.266.1243
1851 East First Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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