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Breana Frankel

Breana Frankel

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Friday, August 18, 2017

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA




Breana Frankel has her own law practice specializing in criminal appellate work and federal habeas corpus. Before starting her own practice, Frankel worked for seven years as a staff attorney and law clerk at the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Earlier in her practice, Frankel worked as a litigation attorney at Morrison & Foerster in Orange County, California and at Crowell & Moring in Washington, D.C.

Frankel has taught legal research, writing, and advocacy at USC Gould School of Law since 2015. She also taught advanced appellate advocacy at the UN Las Vegas Boyd School of Law and legal research and writing at Chapman University School of Law. She graduated with a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1996 and her JD from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2001.
 

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