DENISE A. BROGNA, ESQ.

18 Hollow Tree Road, 2nd Floor

Boxford, MA 01921

Phone:  (978) 561-1390

Email:  denise@brognalaw.com

 

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

2005, Massachusetts

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

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, J.D., December 1989

University of California, Berkeley, California, B.A., 1985

 

 

 

PUBLISHED DECISIONS

 

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)

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

 

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.

 

 

 

CONTACT

 

 

 

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