Attorney and Robert Brown LLC Partner Jennifer (“Jenna”) Peyton received her Juris Doctorate from the Case Western University School of Law and is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio. She is accepted to practice law before the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Jenna’s practice focus is removal proceedings, family based cases both within the United States and with consular processing.
Jenna was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in La Jolla, a small town in San Diego County. During her high school and college years, she studied abroad in Argentina, Italy and spent her junior year of college in Irkutsk, Siberia (Russia). Upon her return from Russia, Jenna graduated from Trinity College, and was awarded the Russian Book Prize for scholastic excellence. She moved to Cleveland in 1995. She is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Case School of Law (Immigration Practicum I and II), and an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Cleveland-Marshall School of Law. She speaks Spanish and Russian.
Jenna is currently the Vice President of Ohio AILA, and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She has received multiple awards for her pro bono service, notably for her efforts in ending family detention. She is married to Timothy Peyton, and they have two daughters, Margaret and Katherine.