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About Attorney Janet L. Mertes

Founder of Law Offices of Janet L. Mertes


Founder, Janet Mertes, is dedicated to protecting her clients’ interests and financial security. She has years of experience in the legal field representing clients in the areas of family law and bankruptcy.

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 Law Offices of Janet L. Mertes.

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.

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Areas of Practice


  • UCLA, Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ventura College of Law, J.D.

Community Involvement

  • Woodland Hills and Conejo Legal Clinics, Volunteer
  • Ventura County Mock Trial Association, Judge

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
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, Former Member and Officer

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