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Meet our Staff

Brent Edward Vallens


Background & Education

  • Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley

  • B.A. California State University, Northridge

  • J.D. Southwestern University Law School

  • Admitted to the California Bar - 1980 

  • Mediator CSUN Certificate Program - 2011

California State University, Northridge

  • Assistant Professor of Business Law -  (1982-1988)

  • President CSUN Alumni Association - (1982-1985)

  • Vice President CSUN Trust Fund - (1982-1986)

  • Trustee CSUN Foundation - (1975-1985)

Chatsworth Hills Academy Inc.

  • President of the Board of Trustees - (1995-1998)

  • Trustee - (1991-1999)

Los Angeles Superior Court

  • Judge Pro Tem - (1986-2015)

  • Mediator - (1986-Current)

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association

  • Intertel

  • Lawyers in MENSA

  • California State Bar Special Master

California Real Estate Broker - (1984 - Current)

  • California REALTOR

  • Member California Association of REALTORS

  • Member Antelope Valley Association of Realtors


Center for Individual and Family Counseling

  • Founders Award for 2009

Jacob William Vallens

  Office Manager/ Legal Secretary 


Jacob is a graduate of the Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona. He has recently joined our staff full time to help oversee the day to day operations and office administration. He has an extensive background in sales, customer service and small businesses. In his free time Jacob enjoys blowing glass and traveling. 

Ilene Abrams

Administrative Assistant    


Ilene is a graduate of John Bourroughs High School in Burbank.  Before working at our law offices, Ilene was a Teacher's Assistant and a florist.  Ilene has a background in painting and art. Additionally she is a huge fan of Jeff Gordon, NASCAR and the Los Angeles Kings

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Cautela Canis


As our one of our most experienced staff members, Oliver provides onsite security, emotional support to clients and assists with mediation at times.  Oliver is a Coton de Tulear.


 Personal Assistant to Oliver Wendell Holmes  


Our youngest and most energetic member of our staff, serves as a personal assistant to Oliver Wendell Holmes and is in training to become a security dog. He provides emotional support to clients, and operates as a roomba to prevent any large debris from collecting on the floor. Spunky is a Shih-Tzu

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