An Overview of Phillips Jessner LLP
Patricia Phillips, one of the nation's most celebrated family law attorneys, brings 38 years of experience to the firm. Before forming Phillips Jessner LLP, she served as senior counsel at Morrison & Foerster and as a partner at Beardsley, Hufstedler & Kemble (later Hufstedler & Kaus). She is certified by the State Bar of California as a Specialist in Family Law and is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Matrimonial Network. A published author and frequent lecturer on family law issues and methods of dispute resolution in family law, she also demonstrates her commitment to families through her service on the boards of numerous professional and civic organizations.
Gregory Jessner offers similarly impressive credentials. Before forming Phillips Jessner LLP, he spent nearly 17 years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the Los Angeles United States Attorney's office, where he received national recognition for his work as a prosecutor in a number of prominent cases and established an unblemished record of success at trial. Before his work in the federal courts, he served for three years as a Deputy District Attorney in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office where he prosecuted a wide variety of criminal cases in state courts throughout Los Angeles County. Since forming Phillips Jessner, Mr. Jessner has largely confined his practice to family law and related areas.