Frances Q. Jett
Frances Q. Jett

Frances Q. Jett

Senior Counsel

Office: Los Angeles T: 213.229.2400
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Frances Jett drafts complaints, motions, and other litigation pleadings that help her clients prevail. A skilled writer, her work adeptly communicates the key positions and primary considerations of her clients across a wide range of issues and disputes.

Frances serves as litigation counsel for public and private entities including cities and municipalities, school districts, water districts, and airports with respect to a variety of general litigation matters. She has particular strengths in construction and employment litigation.

Frances is active in her community, and has served as a Board Member of the Friends of Foothill Families, in Pasadena, California; a Board Member on the Huntington Middle School Parent Teacher Association, in San Marino, California; and as a Member of National Charity League Juniors and an Active Member of the National Charity League San Marino.

  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Board Member, National Charity League San Marino
  • Board Member, San Marino High School Parent and Teacher Association
  • Former Board Member, Friends of Foothill Families, Pasadena, California
  • Former Board Member, Huntington Middle School Parent Teacher Association, San Marino, California
Education: 
  • J.D., University of San Diego, 1994
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1990
Bar Admissions: 

State Bar of California

Her recent representations include:

  • Successfully defending the governing board of one of California’s largest universities in a breach of contract action.
  • Representing the governing board of one of California’s largest universities in a disability discrimination action brought by a university employee.
  • Assisting one the principal wireless and wired telecommunications providers in the state of California on several matters ranging from identity theft claims to allegations of libel to personal injury actions.
  • Representing the City of South Gate with respect to a wide range of matters, including ordinances and amendments to the City's Municipal Code, various personal injury claims against the City, and prosecuting breach of contract claims on behalf of the City
  • Overview

    Frances Jett drafts complaints, motions, and other litigation pleadings that help her clients prevail. A skilled writer, her work adeptly communicates the key positions and primary considerations of her clients across a wide range of issues and disputes.

    Frances serves as litigation counsel for public and private entities including cities and municipalities, school districts, water districts, and airports with respect to a variety of general litigation matters. She has particular strengths in construction and employment litigation.

    Frances is active in her community, and has served as a Board Member of the Friends of Foothill Families, in Pasadena, California; a Board Member on the Huntington Middle School Parent Teacher Association, in San Marino, California; and as a Member of National Charity League Juniors and an Active Member of the National Charity League San Marino.

  • Practices / Industries
  • Memberships
    • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
    • Board Member, National Charity League San Marino
    • Board Member, San Marino High School Parent and Teacher Association
    • Former Board Member, Friends of Foothill Families, Pasadena, California
    • Former Board Member, Huntington Middle School Parent Teacher Association, San Marino, California
  • Education/Admissions
    Education: 
    • J.D., University of San Diego, 1994
    • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1990
    Bar Admissions: 

    State Bar of California

  • Matters

    Her recent representations include:

    • Successfully defending the governing board of one of California’s largest universities in a breach of contract action.
    • Representing the governing board of one of California’s largest universities in a disability discrimination action brought by a university employee.
    • Assisting one the principal wireless and wired telecommunications providers in the state of California on several matters ranging from identity theft claims to allegations of libel to personal injury actions.
    • Representing the City of South Gate with respect to a wide range of matters, including ordinances and amendments to the City's Municipal Code, various personal injury claims against the City, and prosecuting breach of contract claims on behalf of the City

Overview

Frances Jett drafts complaints, motions, and other litigation pleadings that help her clients prevail. A skilled writer, her work adeptly communicates the key positions and primary considerations of her clients across a wide range of issues and disputes.

Frances serves as litigation counsel for public and private entities including cities and municipalities, school districts, water districts, and airports with respect to a variety of general litigation matters. She has particular strengths in construction and employment litigation.

Frances is active in her community, and has served as a Board Member of the Friends of Foothill Families, in Pasadena, California; a Board Member on the Huntington Middle School Parent Teacher Association, in San Marino, California; and as a Member of National Charity League Juniors and an Active Member of the National Charity League San Marino.

Memberships

  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Board Member, National Charity League San Marino
  • Board Member, San Marino High School Parent and Teacher Association
  • Former Board Member, Friends of Foothill Families, Pasadena, California
  • Former Board Member, Huntington Middle School Parent Teacher Association, San Marino, California

Education/Admissions

Education: 
  • J.D., University of San Diego, 1994
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1990
Bar Admissions: 

State Bar of California

Matters

Her recent representations include:

  • Successfully defending the governing board of one of California’s largest universities in a breach of contract action.
  • Representing the governing board of one of California’s largest universities in a disability discrimination action brought by a university employee.
  • Assisting one the principal wireless and wired telecommunications providers in the state of California on several matters ranging from identity theft claims to allegations of libel to personal injury actions.
  • Representing the City of South Gate with respect to a wide range of matters, including ordinances and amendments to the City's Municipal Code, various personal injury claims against the City, and prosecuting breach of contract claims on behalf of the City