Ms. Mejlszenkier has nearly twenty years of experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including investigation, discovery, motion practice, evidentiary hearings, appellate work, and trials. Ms. Mejlszenkier has experience handling a variety of legal matters but primarily focuses on business disputes, real property matters, and employment cases.
Ms. Mejlszenkier is a native of Argentina and is fluent in Spanish. During her free time, Denise enjoys rock-climbing, backpacking, skiing, and spending time with her family.
State Bar of California, 2001
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2000
University of California, Berkeley, B.A. in Rhetoric, 1996
Committee Chair for the San Francisco Queen’s Bench & Bar Association
Prevailed at jury trial against aggressive developer litigating complicated right-of-way issues, and recovered damages not only for trespass, but also attorneys’ fees for elder abuse. See Wilton v. Handwerger, No. CV1202403 (Marin Super. Ct. 2014).
Obtained a favorable settlement for a corporate client against an insurance brokerage who failed to obtain adequate business income coverage for the client (2019).
Obtained a voluntary dismissal of a fraudulent transfer case filed against a client (2019).