Since 1989 Attorney Jean M. Brandt has practiced law in Cleveland, Ohio. 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.
In Attorney Brandt’s general practice, she handles both civil matters and criminal defense. 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 general litigation.
She has worked as a court appointed Guardian Ad Litem at the Juvenile Division of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas since 1990, conducting investigations on behalf of the court regarding matters involving abused and neglected children.
Throughout her career, Attorney Brandt has been an active community supporter of the Tremont community where she has resided for 30 years. Brandt has served on the board of Tremont West Development Corporation (local non-profit development corporation), represented Tremont to 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 and most recently she served two three year terms on the Merrick House Board.
Well known as a dedicated supporter of regional arts, being a singer-songwriter herself, she operated Brandt Gallery from 1990 through 2015 where she rented a storefront for her law office in the Tremont neighborhood. During those years her law office featured work by artists working and living in Northeast Ohio. In 1993, with the assistance of Sandra Rotkowski, Attorney Brandt founded the monthly Tremont ArtWalks, a DIY community based arts event which occurred in Tremont from 1993 – 2015