Jamie Alexis Newbold
Jamie was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. A graduate of Southwestern University School of Law, Jamie earned several honors while in law school. These include the American Jurisprudence Book Award in Legal Research and Writing, the CALI "Excellence for the Future Award" in Advanced Civil Procedure and a finalist in the Intramural Moot Court Competition. Jamie received her bachelors degree in English (creative writing emphasis) from Sonoma State University, with a double minor in Political Science and Art Studio.
Well into her legal career, Jamie was a key participant in the development of the law and motion practice for a plaintiffs' products liability and asbestos injury firm from its inception in 2006 until May of 2009. Additionally, Jamie was a judicial extern for the Honorable Robert Takasugi of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. She also served as a law clerk for the Orange County Superior Court Law and Motion Department.
Joining Brayton Purcell LLP in September 2011, Jamie came to us from the Riverside County Superior Court where she was a judicial staff attorney. While working there, she advised bench officers on civil law and motion rulings starting in 2009. Additionally, she was a Senior Staff Attorney in the civil section at Solano County Superior Court where she likewise prepared recommended rulings on law and motion for the judges there.
Not only does Jamie bring an array of legal experience to Brayton Purcell LLP, she has also several published articles to her credit:
Farewell to Professor James E. Hogan, May 26, 1930 - December 31, 2013, Riverside Lawyer Magazine, Official Publication of the Riverside County Bar Association, June 2014
Carmina Salcido Addresses Women in Law, The Bar Journal, Sonoma County Bar Association, Summer 2012
Reflecting on the Judges We Have Lost, Daily Journal, December 2, 2011
Gratitude: Reflecting on the Judges We Have Lost This Year, Daily Journal, November 29, 2010
Indigent Prisoners' Rights To Counsel in Civil Matters, Daily Journal, May 28, 2010 (also used as reference material and included in bibliography for Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference - August 2010)
Farewell to My Judge, Riverside Lawyer Magazine, Official Publication of the Riverside County Bar Association, December 2009
Stars and Bars, Trademark Protection for Universal Symbols, Daily Journal, 1999
New Wave of Net-Related Trademark Litigation, I.P. Newsletter, and The Internet Newsletter: Legal and Business Aspects, 2000
Why Does My Horse Need a Lawyer; Assumption of the Risk; 10 Reasons to Have Equine Insurance; A Handshake and a Wink, Treatwells.com 1999-2000
I.P., Intellectual Property Newsletter, coauthored with Craig D. Aronson, Esq., 2000-2002
She was also a guest lecturer for Legal Research and Writing in both Fall 2009 and Winter 2010 at the University of California Riverside, Extension for the ABA Paralegal Program. The Program is supervised by UC Davis School of Law.
Jamie is admitted to practice law in the state of California and the federal courts in the Central District of California. She currently resides in Petaluma with her husband and two daughters. She is an equine enthusiast and overall animal lover. Prior to moving to Northern California, Jamie was a volunteer at the Shea Therapeutic Riding Center in San Juan Capistrano, California, a facility that assists in the support and development of children and adults with special emotional, intellectual and physical needs. Jamie is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild and has been since 1979.
- U.S. District Court Central District of California
- Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
- J.D. - 1999
- Honors: American Jurisprudence Book Award, Legal Research & Writing
- Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Advanced Civil Procedure
- Honors: Intramural Moot Court Competition, Finalist Alternate Oralist
- Honors: Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Trial Advocacy Competition, Team Finalist
- Sonoma State University
- B.A. - 1995
- Major: English
- Minor: Political Science
- Minor: Art Studio
- Gratitude: Reflecting on the Judges We Have Lost This Year, Daily Journal, November 29, 2010
- Farewell to My Judge, Riverside Lawyer Magazine, Official Publication of the Riverside County Bar Association, December, 2009
- I.P., Intellectual Property Newsletter, Coauthored with Craig D. Aronson, 2002
- Indigent Prisoners' Rights To Counsel In Civil Matters, Daily Journal, May 28, 2010
- Reflecting On Judges We Have Lost This Year, Daily Journal, December 2, 2011
- Carmina Salcido Addresses Women in Law, The Bar Journal, Sonoma County Bar Association, Summer, 2012
- Farewell to Professor James E. Hogan, May 26, 1930 - December 31, 2013, Riverside Lawyer Magazine, Official Publication of the Riverside County Bar Assocation, June, 2014
Honors and Awards
- Northern California Rising Star - Super Lawyers (2008)
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Sonoma County Women In Law, Vice President - Outreach, January 1, 2012 - Present
- Marin County Bar Association, Member