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Mr. Zehnder was born and raised in Elk Grove and graduated from Elk Grove Highschool. Mr. Zehnder's family has called Elk Grove home for nearly eighty years and across five generations.

Before his acceptance to the bar, Grant Zehnder worked as a volunteer at the Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office, where he gained valuable courtroom experience.

Prior to joining John M. O'Brien & Associates, Mr. Zehnder spent three years as a defense-side civil litigator focusing primarly on personal injury and labor and employment matters.


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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 60%
  2. Personal Injury: 40%



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (120 minutes)

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John M. O'Brien & Associates

9401 E. Stockton Blvd. Suite 225
Elk Grove, CA, 95624-5052

John M. O'Brien & Associates

717 K Street Suite 530
Sacramento, CA, 95814



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10%Order of the Coif2010
MemberTraynor Honor Society2010
Highest GradeWitkin Award for the Highest Grade in Torts2008
Highest GradeWitkin Award for the Highest Grade in Evidence2008
Dean's Honor ListMcGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific2007
Dean's Scholarship AwardMcGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyJohn M. O'Brien & Associates, P.C.2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyCook Brown, LLP2012 - 2013
AttorneySpinelli Donald & Nott, P.C.2011 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Capitol City Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Sacramento Metro ChamberMember2012 - Present
Sacramento County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kern, Inyo, & Mono etc. Training Com. V. Cal. Apprent. Council, et seq.Reversed
$4 million in settlements for local landownersResult: $450,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of California - San DiegoManagament ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2006