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I knew from the beginning of my legal career that my passion and talent was with legal research and writing, which led me quite naturally into my appellate practice. 

For the past 24 years I have successfully prosecuted and defended appeals in all of the California Courts of Appeal, including the California Supreme Court, as well as in the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court. I love the creative challenge of distilling complex legal situations into clear and concise written "stories" and the intellectual challenge of finding, analyzing and presenting the legal precedents which help my clients achieve their goals, whether they are reversal of a bad decision, affirmance of a good one, or the chance for a “do-over” when the original proceeding was unfair or flawed.  

I also offer consulting and motion-drafting services to attorneys. 

I enjoy a one-to-one relationship with my clients. I personally do all the research and writing for each case and when my clients have questions, I am the person they talk to.  

I keep my rates very low compared to other attorneys with my experience because most of my clients are average working people and I understand that by the time someone gets to the appeal level, they have likely already been through several years of costly litigation.

Because my practice entails mostly research and writing and does not require me to be in court very much, I easily handle cases from all over California.

I look forward to talking with you about your matter.  Please call me for a free consultation.








Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 90%
    24 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    24 years


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michelle J. Cameron-Hunsaker

    My Mazur is a very dedicated and competent attorney. She has been the appeals attorney for matters I have worked on and she has done an outstanding job. I recommend her highly.


    Michelle Cameron-Hunsaker Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Ronald Sheldon Marks

    I endorse this lawyer. Janice has handled appeals for me on several occasions has always done an excellent job.


    Ronald Marks Administrative Law Attorney
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Contact info

Mazur & Mazur

13465 Camino Canada
El Cajon, CA, 92021


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
SalutatorianWestern State University1989
American Jurisprudence Awards (7 times)Western State University1989
President's ScholarshipWestern State University1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMazur & Mazur, Attorneys at Law1991 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989