Jennifer B. Holdener, Senior Associate
Jennifer Holdener graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a double major in Psychology, and Law and Society, with an emphasis in Criminal Justice. While an undergraduate, Ms. Holdener worked full time and also volunteered her time as an investigative intern with the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office.
Ms. Holdener attended law school at McGeorge School of Law. During law school, Ms. Holdener worked at a civil litigation firm with a broad practice base, which included commercial real estate matters, environmental toxics and other commercial matters involving corporate, business and partnership disputes. Additionally, Ms. Holdener interned at the Placer County District Attorney’s Office as a bar-certified law clerk and volunteered for the Victims of Crime Representation Clinic.
After passing the bar in 2009, Ms. Holdener continued to practice general civil litigation in a wide variety of areas including commercial landlord/tenant matters, personal injury, premises liability, environmental toxics, and real property disputes, to name a few.
Since 2014, Ms. Holdener’s practice has exclusively been focused on all areas of family law, including divorce, guardianship, paternity matters, child support, spousal support, custody and visitation, move-away requests, and property division. It is Ms. Holdener’s goal to help clients navigate through what is often one of the most difficult times of their lives.
In addition to her dedication to the practice of family law, Ms. Holdener is an active community member and volunteers her time with the Active 20-30 Club of Greater Sacramento No. 1032, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money for local children’s charities and improving the quality of life for the special needs of children in the Sacramento area. She has served on the board, in various capacities, from 2014 through 2019.
Ms. Holdener is also a member of the Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court.