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JEFF S. SHEPARD
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Jeff S. Shepard was born in San Francisco, California while his father John was a student at the University of California Hastings College of the Law. Jeff attended Selma schools from kindergarten through graduation from Selma High School in 1964. He attended California State University, Fresno. His college education was interrupted when he was drafted into the United States Army. He received an honorable discharge in 1967 and was appointed a Reserve Commissioned Officer, grade First Lieutenant. After his honorable discharge, he enrolled at Humphrey's Law School in Fresno. He graduated in 1978 and was admitted to the California Bar, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Court, Eastern District of California on November 29, 1978. He joined his father John Shepard and his partner, Paulette Janian in the practice of law, as the fourth generation attorney, for the firm founded by his great grandfather in 1883. Jeff was honored by Selma High School and named Alumnus of the year in 1995 and honored by the City of Selma when he was named Citizen of the Year in 1994. He is a past President of the Selma Rotary International and after many years of service with the Rotary sponsored annual Band Festival, he was named Parade Grand Marshall in 2008. He has received an Honorary Doctorate from the Fresno County office of Education in recognition for years of service to Fresno County Schools and their students.


PAULETTE JANIAN
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Paulette Janian was born and raised in Selma, California. She graduated as the valedictorian of Selma High School in 1964. She received a bachelor of arts degree in English, Magna Cum Laude and With College Honors in 1968, from California State University, Fresno. She attended the University of San Francisco after graduation and then received her juris doctor degree from The University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1971. Paulette was admitted to the California Bar, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Court, Eastern District of California on January 5, 1972. She has been a member of the Fresno County Bar Association since 1972 and is a past Treasurer and past Chairman of the Family Law Section of the organization. Since 1974, she has served as a Judge Pro Tem of the Fresno Superior Court. In 1974, she was appointed Selma City Attorney, a position she held for 9 years. Paulette was hired as a law clerk for Shepard and Shepard in 1970. In 1974, she became a partner and the firm has been known as Shepard, Shepard, & Janian since that time.



SHEPARD, SHEPARD, & JANIAN EMPHASIZES THE AREAS OF:

    * ESTATE PLANNING     * TRUSTS     * WILLS    * POWER OF ATTORNEYS  

    * REAL ESTATE    * FAMILY LAW     * BUSINESS    * AGRICULTURAL

    * LANDLORD REPRESENTATION    *
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                                                          SHEPARD, SHEPARD, & JANIAN
                                                                  ATTORNEYS AT LAW
                                          1814 E. Front Street, P.O. Box 407, Selma, CA 93662
                                          Telephone: (559)896-2111  Facsimile: (559)896-0317