Janice Kamenir Reznik
Practiced environmental law with Reznik & Reznik, which eventually merged with Jeffer, Mangels, Butler and Marmaro, from 1982 until 2003. Chaired the environmental practice group and remained a partner until her retirement. Upon her retirement, co-founded Jewish World Watch, a non-profit grass roots organization established in 2004 to mobilize the community against the genocide in Darfur. Served as the Director of the Commission on Soviet Jewry for the Los Angeles Jewish Federation. Was President of California Women Lawyers, the statewide women’s bar, a Founder and President of California Women’s Law Center, a public interest organization advocating for the rights of women and girls, a trustee of the California State Bar’s Trust Fund, and a trustee of the LA County Bar. Past-chair of the LA County Judicial Procedures Commission and a former member of the LA County Child Support Advisory Board. Earned her B.A. from UCLA, M.A. from Hebrew Union College, and JD from UCLA School of Law. Ms. Kamenir Reznik and her husband, Benjamin, have three children, Yoni (26), Devi (24) and Sami (21).
Original Appointing Authority: Supervisor Yaroslavsky
Current Appointing Authority: Supervisor Yaroslavsky
Date of Original Appointment: June 2008