Breanna Cornwall is the firm’s founder and managing attorney. Prior to starting her own firm, she had an extensive background as a business owner and entrepreneur. She started and managed a staffing agency and a real estate brokerage. Her business and real estate experience has proved to be an invaluable asset when representing legal clients.
She attended both William and Mary Law School and the University of San Diego School of Law. She graduated cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law, having also been a member of the USD Law Review. She is a bi-coastal attorney, being licensed in Virginia and California. She previously worked for a large international law firm, Sheppard Mullin, in southern California, and a large national law firm, Polsinelli, PC, in Washington D.C.
When she first relocated to Monterey she practiced at the longest established law firm in the Northern Coast of California, Hudson Martin. There she worked with a range of legal matters including civil corporate litigation, real estate transactions, and trusts and estates.
Since going into private practice, Breanna has focused on representing clients involved in matters primarily in family court including divorce, military divorce, child custody, and spousal support. She also has a very busy restraining order practice, which is often relevant to family law matters. She represents clients in obtaining domestic violence restraining orders, and civil restraining orders such as civil harassment restraining orders, workplace violence restraining orders, and private postsecondary school violence restraining orders. She also defends clients who have had those restraining orders wrongly filed against them.