DENISE A. BROGNA, ESQ.
18 Hollow Tree Road, 2nd Floor
Boxford, MA 01921
Phone: (978) 561-1390
AREAS OF PRACTICE
General Corporate Law, Civil litigation, Construction, Mechanic’s Liens, Business Litigation, Real Estate, Contract Law, General Employment Law.
Bench and jury trial experience in both state and federal courts, solo and as first chair.
State and federal appellate court experience.
Arbitration, mediation, and settlement experience.
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
1990, California and U.S. District Court, Central District of California
1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
1998, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and Ninth Circuits
2002, U.S. Supreme Court
2006, U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
2010, U.S. Court of Appeals for First Circuit
2011, New Hampshire, and U.S. District Court, New Hampshire
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, J.D., December 1989
University of California, Berkeley, California, B.A., 1985
In Re Marriage of Egedi, 88 Cal.App.4th 17 (2001)
Ventura Packers v. Ingman, 305 F.3d 913 (9th Cir. 2002)
In Re Marriage of Garcia, 111 Cal.App.4th 140 (2003)
Ventura Packers v. Ingman, 419.3d 933 (9th Cir. 2005)
Duquette v. McGuire, 15 LCR 455 (2007)
Drossos v. McGuire, 16 LCR 248 (2008)
Arnold v. Lamanna, 72 Mass.App.Ct. 1107 (2008)
Castricone v. Mical, 74 Mass.App.Ct. 591 (2009)
Northshore Constr. & Dev., Inc. v. Lee, 28 Mass. L. Rep. 234 (2010)
2014 to Present: Brogna Law, APC, Boxford, Massachusetts.
2005 to 2014: Johnson and Borenstein, LLC, Andover, Massachusetts.
1997 to 2005: Lascher & Lascher, Ventura, California.
1992 to 1997: Lemieux & O’Neill, Westlake Village, California.
1990 to 1992: Nordman, Cormany, Hair & Compton, Oxnard, California.
PAST/PRESENT COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
American Bar Association-Member
American Bar Association Council of Appellate Lawyers-Past Member
American Inns of Court-Past Member
Boxford Athletic Association (soccer coach)
Boxford Trails Association/Boxford Land Trust -Member
California Bar Association-Member
Campfire Counsel of Ventura County- Past Board Member
Catholic Charities-Past Member
Central Coast Velo- Past Member
Curly Sporthorse International-Past Member
Essex County Bar Association-Member
Essex County Horse Organization-Past Member
Gold Coast Velo-Past Member
Holy Cross School at San Buenaventura Mission, Parent Teach Organization,
(Past Vice-President and Board of Directors)
Los Angeles County Bar Association -Past Member
Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers-Member
Massachusetts Bar Association-Member
New England Dressage Association-Member
New Hampshire Bar Association-Member
Rape and Sexual Abuse Center of Ventura County- Past Board Member
Real Estate Bar Association-Member
Santa Barbara County Women Lawyers-Past Member
Trustees of Reservations -Member
Ventura College of Law, Street Law Program – Past Organizational
Committee and Volunteer Lecturer
Ventura County Bar Association-Past Member
Ventura County Bar Association-Past Board of Directors
Ventura County Bar Association-“CITATIONS” Past Committee and Writer
Ventura County Bar Association-Ethics Committee- Past Member
Ventura County Campaign Finance Ethics Committee - Past Volunteer Investigator
Ventura County Bar Association-Website Technology Past Committee Chair
Ventura County Symphony- Past Board Member
Ventura Hillsides Conservancy-Past Member
United States Dressage Federation-Member
United States Equestrian Federation-Member
TEACHING. LECTURES AND PUBLICATIONS
Adjunct Professor “Civil Litigation I,” University of California at Santa Barbara Extension Program, Summer Quarter 2004. Instruct students on state and federal court civil litigation process and in drafting civil pleadings
Adjunct Professor “Civil Litigation II,” University of California at Santa Barbara Extension Program, Winter Quarter 2004 and 2005. Instruct students on civil litigation discovery process and in drafting civil discovery documents and pleadings.
Co-Author, “Pillow Talk Is Back: Postmarital Agreements in a Postmodern World,” Family Law News, Winter 2003-2004, Vol. 26, NO. 1, p 9
Instructor, “Art History/Imitating the Masters,” Holy Cross School, 2004-2005
Instructor, “Fundamentals of Drawing,” Holy Cross School, 2002-2003
Author, numerous articles for “CITATIONS” (Ventura County Bar Magazine),
1992 to present
Lecturer “Americans with Disabilities Act,” Employers and Human Resource Administrators of the Tri-Counties, Summer 1991 and 1992.
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