Alena M. Herranen

Alena M. Herranen: Attorney with Borton Petrini, LLP
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Alena M. Herranen is a San Diego attorney Of Counsel in the law firm of Borton Petrini, LLP. She is a business attorney with over 20 years experience in the areas of business transactions, intellectual property, and tax law. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Davis in 1985 and her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1992 before beginning practice as a San Diego attorney.

After passing the California Bar exam in 1992, Alena pursued her graduate studies in tax at the University of San Diego School of Law, where she earned a Master of Laws in Taxation in 1993. She then studied business at the University of San Diego School of Business and earned a Masters in Business Administration in 1994.

A resident of San Diego since 1989, Alena has been actively involved in the community, local nonprofit organizations and various educational programs. She believes that community involvement and continuing education serve the important purposes of strengthening the community and enriching individuals. Alena encourages others to pursue their interests, learn new things, and seek out adventures at every stage in life.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Business, Corporate, and Partnership Transactions
  • Estate & Tax Planning
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(619) 232-2424  Phone
(619) 531-0794  Fax
Year of First Admission:
1992, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; 1994, U.S. Tax Court; 1992, California; 2010, U.S. Supreme Court

Business and Professional Associations

JDSupra, Contributor of legal articles
USD Graduate Business Alumni Association
USD Law Alumni Association
Attorney Referral Group, Organizer
San Diego Opera, Supernumerary

Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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San Diego, California

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