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Attorney Jean M. Brandt established her law practice in Cleveland, Ohio in 1989. Her office is located in downtown Cleveland. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and her bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University.

As a trial lawyer Attorney Brandt handles both civil matters and criminal defense.  She works in the local, State and is licensed to practice in Federal Court as well. Her broad experience qualifies her to skillfully deal with diverse legal fields ranging from family law, housing, small business consultation, estate planning, personal bankruptcies, criminal defense work, personal injury and more.

Attorney Brandt’s community outreach includes her work as a court appointed Guardian Ad Litem at the Juvenile Division of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas since 1990.  In this role she conducts investigations, writes and files court reports, finally making recommendations on behalf of children to the court at trials in matters involving abused and neglected children.

Throughout her career, Attorney Brandt has been an active community supporter of her hometown Cleveland, Ohio. Brandt has served on the boards of Tremont West Development Corporation (local non-profit development corporation), the Cleveland Housing Network and served as treasurer as well as president to the Plain Press, a community based newspaper serving the west side of Cleveland, most recently she served two three year terms on the Board of Merrick House.

As a supporter of regional arts, being a musician herself, Jean opened and operated Brandt Gallery from 1990 through 2015 which existed within the storefront she rented for her law office in the Tremont neighborhood.  During those years she organized exhibits of work by artists working and living in Northeast Ohio.  In 1993 with the assistance of Sandra Rotkowski and Mikel Mahoney, the monthly Tremont ArtWalks  were initiated as a DIY community based arts event which occurred in Tremont from 1993 – 2015

You can reach Attorney Brandt by email through jean@jeanbrandt.com.