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Justin D. Denlinger

Justin D. Denlinger joined Parker Mills LLP as an associate in January 2007 and has experience in the areas of business litigation, legal malpractice, intellectual property, entertainment law, disability discrimination and insurance coverage.

In his spare time, Mr. Denlinger enjoys playing tuba in a variety of bands around town including the Al Malaikah Shrine Band.

Areas of Practice:

  • Business Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Entertainment Law
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Business Organizations
  • Shareholders’ Rights
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Slip and Fall
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Real Estate

Bar Admissions:

State Bar of California, 2002

U.S. District Court (Central District of California), 2002

U.S. District Court (Southern District of California), 2010

U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2009


Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 2002, J.D.

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review; Entertainment & Sports Law Society (Vice-President, 2001-2002); Christian Legal Society (President, 2000-2002)

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1997, B.M. (cum laude), Major: Music, Minor: Business

Resident Advisor; Music Industry Society (President, 1994-1996); Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Historian, 1994-1996); JMU Marching Band

Professional Associations and Memberships/Leadership:

State Bar of California, member, 2002-present

Beverly Hills Bar Association’s IP, Internet & New Media Section, Executive Board, 2003-2008, membership chair

Hollywood United Methodist Church, Board of Trustees, 2008-present (Chair 2011 – 2012)

Los Angeles County Bar Association, member, 2002-present

Beverly Hills Bar Association, member, 2002-2009

National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, member, 2008-present

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, member, 1994-present

Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, member, 2006-present

Masonic Lodge No. 202, member, 2007-present

Al Malaikah Shrine Band (2006-present), past director; Shrine Inch Nails jazz combo (2018-present)

Past Employment Positions:

Mesisca, Riley & Kreitenberg LLP, associate, 2004-2006

Law Offices of Robert J. Allan, associate, 2001-2004

Carroll, Guido & Groffman LLP, law clerk, 2000

Independent Film & Television Alliance (f.k.a., AFMA), law clerk, 2000

Published Works:

Movin’ On:  Ethical Considerations Relating to Attorney Mobility, by David B. Parker & Justin D. Denlinger Los Angeles County Bar Association, Ethics Opinions (Sept. 2021);

Overview of Directors’ And Officers’ Liability Insurance Policies, by David B. Parker, Justin D. Denlinger, and Steven S. Wang, Understanding Fiduciary Duties In Business Entities, Chapter 10 (CEB, 2017-present);

So You Think You Know The “Mediation Privilege?,” by William K. Mills, Justin D. Denlinger, Jason J. Rudolph & Ben Seagle, California Bar Journal (Jan. 2014)

Modifying Fee Agreements, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love California Rule of Professional Conduct Rule 3-300 – (co-author with David B. Parker, June/July 2009, Vol. 29, No.6), Los Angeles County Bar Association, County Bar Update

Lecturing Experience/Seminars Presented For MCLE Credit:

Los Angeles County Bar Association (Los Angeles, CA): Dec. 2021

Troy Gould (Los Angeles, CA): Apr. 2019

Beverly Hills Bar Association, Family Law Section (Beverly Hills, CA): Mar. 2019

Cypress, LLP (Los Angeles, CA): Feb. 2019 & Sept. 2018

Beverly Hills Bar Assn, Law Practice Management & Technology Section (Beverly Hills, CA): Feb. 2019

Marshack Hays, LLP (Irvine, CA): Nov. 2018

Sklar Kirsh (Pasadena, CA): Nov. 2018; Jan. 2022

Hunt Ortmann (Pasadena, CA): Nov. 2018

Levene Neale Bender Yoo & Brill, LLP (Los Angeles, CA): Nov. 2018 & Apr. 2011

Law Offices of Susan S. Park, APC (Torrance, CA): Oct. 2018

Parker Mills, LLP (Los Angeles, CA): Sept. 2018; Dec. 2016; Dec. 2015; Sept. 2014; Jun. 2013; & Jan. 2011

Los Angeles County Bar Inn of Court (Los Angeles, CA): Mar. 2017