Brereton Law Office

Brad C. Brereton

Brad BreretonBrad C. Brereton is the founder, principal and senior attorney of the Brereton Law Office. He has over 30 years of experience in successfully resolving the legal needs of individuals, homeowners, and businesses. Mr. Brereton regularly represents clients in all types of litigation, disputes and transactions, including personal injury, real property and business matters. He supervises all cases at the Brereton Law Office, but his current principal practice is devoted to the following types of matters:

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David J. Terrazas

David TerrazasDavid has a wide breadth of experience in business, administration and transactional matters. David joined the Brereton Law Office in 2015 and has prevailed in cases involving contracts, property disputes,  personnel matters, and administrative hearings, including negotiated settlements. David also handles wage and hour matters, and drafts employment-related polices and agreements, such as employee handbooks, employment agreements and severance agreements. In addition, David also conducts internal workplace investigations, advises clients on employment disputes and handles general civil litigation matters. David is a certified workplace investigator with the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI). 

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Aaron J. Mohamed

Aaron J Mohamed

Aaron is a civil litigator and legal problem solver. He regularly represents individuals, businesses, and families in a variety of complex disputes. Aaron has substantial experience with real estate, business, and trust litigation matters. He also represents and counsels employers with their human resources practices and employee relations. Aaron has tried cases to verdict in both bench and jury trials and has negotiated settlements in dozens of cases.

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Paul D. Peterson

Paul PetersonPaul has a wide variety of experience in civil litigation and transactional matters. Paul joined the Brereton Law Office in 2010 and has prevailed in cases involving elder abuse, mortgage fraud, disputes with home owner's associations, employment disputes and trust litigation, including dozens of negotiated settlements. Paul also handles transactional matters such as corporate and LLC formation, contract drafting and review, and estate planning. Paul has personally managed all stages of the litigation process, from discovery, to negotiation, to the trial itself.

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Lisa L. Cowan

Lisa L. Cowan, Attorney at LawLisa handles a range of civil litigation matters, including property disputes, breach of contract and personal injury cases. She also practices employment law, including wage and hour and discrimination issues.

Lisa earned her LL.M. from UC Hastings College of the Law, graduating with an Intellectual Property law specialism and the Outstanding Achievement in Pro Bono Award. Prior to her Bar admission, she also earned an MA in Languages (Interpreting and Translating) with honors, and an LL.B. in Law with Merit.

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Sasha S. Shahabi

Sasha Shahabi

Sasha specializes in multiple areas of law, including landlord/tenant, real property, contracts, and general civil litigation.

Before joining the Brereton Law Office, Sasha devoted hundreds of hours to providing pro bono legal assistance to elderly and vulnerable populations in Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties.

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