Brenton oversees LAFLA’s Asian Pacific Islander (API) Community Outreach Project. This project provides direct legal services to the growing API population in the greater Los Angeles area through LAFLA’s API language hotlines, clinics, and partnerships with community-based organizations.
Brenton joined LAFLA shortly after law school in 2013 as a volunteer attorney in the then-Government Benefits Unit in East Los Angeles. Subsequently, Brenton worked at the Long Beach Self-Help Center where he assisted with self-represented litigants in family law, unlawful detainer, and other civil matters. Afterward, Brenton worked from LAFLA’s Santa Monica office where he represented low-income tenants facing the threat of eviction. Most recently, Brenton worked with LAFLA’s Homeless Prevention Workgroup where he provided direct legal services to individuals who were at high risk of homelessness and remove legal barriers for people that were currently experiencing homelessness.
Brenton received his BA from Whittier College, and his JD from Santa Clara University School of Law. Brenton is also admitted to practice in the state of Hawaii.