Julia V. Mezhinsky Jayne
Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Berkeley, CA
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2014
Julia Mezhinsky Jayne is a trial lawyer who concentrates her practice on white collar and general criminal defense. She represents a broad array of individuals in both state and federal cases ranging from criminal grand jury matters, to all phases of criminal trial proceedings. Her white collar criminal defense matters include prosecutions involving alleged export, mail and wire fraud violations, bank fraud, environmental crimes, identity theft, immigration crimes, money laundering, alien harboring, money smuggling, antitrust, criminal contempt, tax evasion, and prosecutions with significant asset forfeiture implications. Her experience in general criminal defense runs the gamut -- from violent felonies and vehicular manslaughter to drug possession and driving under the influence. She has tried over 35 criminal cases and one civil case to a jury. Before founding Jayne Law Group, P.C. (previously known as Campbell & Jayne LLP), Ms. Jayne served as a Deputy District Attorney in Contra Costa County. There, she tried numerous misdemeanor, felony, and juvenile cases. Ms. Jayne also served as a legal intern to the Organized Crime Strike Force for the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys' Office in San Francisco. Ms. Jayne is fluent in Russian.
About Julia V. Mezhinsky Jayne
First Admitted: 1999, California
Professional Webpage: http://www.bayarea-criminaldefense.com/Attorneys/Julia-M-Jay...
- Professional Involvement Ms. Jayne is an Adjunct Professor at University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she has been teaching courses in Trial Advocacy since 2003. She is also a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel ("CJA Panel") for the Northern District of California, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Women's White Collar Criminal Defense Association.
- Education University of California, Los Angeles B.A. Communication Studies, June, 1995, Graduated Magna Cum Laude University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San FranciscoJuris Doctor, 1999, graduated top 20th percentileRecipient of Hon. E. Patrician Heron Scholarship given by Contra Costa Bar Association - 10/22/98 Oxford University, EnglandSpring semester, 1998, 1999
- White Collar Crime
Last Updated: 5/15/2022