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Janet L. Mertes

JANET L. MERTES

Ms. Mertes received her bachelor’s degree from the UCLA and her law degree from Ventura College of Law where she achieved the highest grades in Family Law, Legal Writing, Legal Research, and was a member and officer of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity. Ms. Mertes is an active member in Ventura County and the legal community. She volunteers in the Woodland Hills and Conejo Legal Clinics. Additionally, Ms. Mertes has been a judge for the Ventura County Mock Trial Association.

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Imagine a Law Firm with highly experienced, down-to-earth and compassionate attorneys who are committed to protecting their clients interests and helping them restore their financial security and peace of mind. This is the mission statement of our firm.


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Over the years, we’ve met with thousands of individuals who, due to the economy and recession, are experiencing financial issues and marital concerns like never before. As such, we have seen it all and can use this experience to assist new clients in their financial or family issue. We know that we can help you restore your peace of mind and get back to living life and enjoying your family and friends.

At the JLM Law Firm we believe in educating our clients on the subjects that affect their well-being. In addition, we offer a wide range of common sense services to fit our client’s needs and budget. These services range from full legal representation to standalone document review. In addition, we have preparation services that puts our expert staff just a phone call away or we can review your legal contracts and provide timely recommendations. For others the emotional battle of a divorce or the relentless calls from creditors is too much to handle and they prefer that we talk to them directly.

All of these options are extremely affordable as we typically offer FLAT FEE PRICING. This way you know what it will cost you or have a reasonable estimate of your expense.

Thank you for your visit and we hope to get the opportunity to help you.

Areas of Practice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles Bar Association
  • Ventura County Bar Association
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Association
  • UCLA Alumni

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