Striving for Success

For You & Your Business

Denise Mejlszenkier

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.

“I have extensive experience resolving disputes both inside and outside the courtroom, and will aggressively advocate for your interests.”

Bar Admissions

  • 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

Representative Matter

  • 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).


Encroaching On An Elder’s Property May Trigger Enhanced Elder Abuse Remedies