Jenifer L. Swanson


With 13 years experience in commercial real estate management prior to pursuing her law career, Ms. Swanson has a practical understanding of commercial real estate and the daily challenges faced by property owners and managers. Ms. Swanson puts that understanding to good use assisting her clients with lease review and drafting for retail, office, and industrial leases. She also represents investors and developers in purchase and sale transactions, 1031 exchanges, and refinances. 

Additionally, Ms. Swanson works with small business owners to form entities and ensure compliance with California corporate laws, including S-Corps and LLCs as well as formation of single purpose entities.   

Ms. Swanson obtained her Juris Doctorate as member of the inaugural class at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. She was a founding member of the UCI Law Review, the UCI School of Law Federalist Society, and the UCI Children’s Advocacy Group.

Ms. Swanson's pro bono work has included representing homeowner’s associations, for mobile home parks, as well as private single family homes. She currently volunteers with Cal Western's Community Law Project and has worked with the Alliance Defending Freedom defending religious liberty and First Amendment rights. 

Prior to law school, Ms. Swanson obtained her B.S. in Business Administration, Management from San Diego State University and acquired her real estate broker’s license in 2007, after 10 having her salespersons license for 10 years, during which she worked in commercial property management.

Ms. Swanson enjoys spending time with her two children and her husband. She also works on and races her father’s 1964 Corvette in many vintage races.


  • California Lawyer’s Association, Real Property Section, Executive Committee Member
  • Alpine Community Planning Group Member
  • Athena Racing, Board Member

Admitted to Practice and Other Licenses

  • California
  • US District Court,
    Southern District of California
  • California Broker’s License #01220711


  • JD, University of California, Irvine, 2012 (UCI Law Review)
  • BS (Business Administration,Management), San Diego State University, 1999
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018-2020

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