Ms. Elizabeth McElwee Janss (McElwee)
|University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Masters of Science, Neuroscience, 2006
Concentration: Developmental Neuroscience
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA
Juris Doctor 2002
Member of California Bar
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Arts, Biological Basis of Behavior, 1998
Concentration: Physiology of Neural Systems
|Ivanhoe Elementary Parents' Soccer Team
Law Offices of Elizabeth McElwee Janss, Esq., Los Angeles, CA
Principle Attorney, 2012 to present
Represent plaintiffs in personal injury, elder abuse, and wrongful death cases. Compose contracts, establish business entities and handle transactional matters for clients.
Law Offices Paula R. Norman, Esq., Los Angeles, CA
Of Counsel, 2011 to Present
Assist and make appearences for cases ranging from medical malpractice to insurance bad faith.
Law Offices of David M. Dushane, Los Angeles, CA
Of Counsel, September 2009 to 2012
Handled general litigation cases including breach of contract, products liability and personal injury.
Adams Nye Sinunu Bruni Becht, LLP, San Francisco, CA
Summer Associate, Associate, 2001-2003
Litigated a large number of defense claims including toxic tort class actions and asbestos related cases. Also represented plaintiffs in sexual harassment cases.
Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA
Research Assistant, spring 2001
Researched the introduction and use of DNA evidence after conviction for
Professor Margaret Berger.
Perkins Coie, LLP, Seattle, WA
Summer Associate, summer of 2000
Prepared written memoranda on topics ranging from the effect of antitrust laws on agricultural patent licensing to the elements that constitute an adverse employment action under Title VII.
Elizabeth McElwee Janss, The Expert Witness for your Premise Liability Case: Finding the right expert for a specific type of case, Vol. 42 Journal of Consumer Attorneys Associations for Southern California 48 (March 2015).