Justine is a founding partner at Focus Media Law Group. She specializes in representing documentary filmmakers in all aspects of their productions, whether shorts, features, or series, from development through distribution, including rights clearances and fair use reviews. You can find a partial list of projects she provided counsel for at imbd. She has been an attorney for twenty years and during this time directed and produced two feature length documentary films: Runners High and Ready, Set, Bag!
She graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 1993 with a B.A. in Sociology and received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 1998. She clerked for the honorable Judge Sheila Sonenshine at the California Court of Appeal and worked at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton in San Francisco.