Janette Brimmer, Seattle

Staff Attorney, Earthjustice | Seattle

Janette Brimmer is a staff attorney at Earthjustice in Seattle, Washington. Brimmer spent most of the first 20 years of her law career working to protect the forests, lakes and prairies of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Janette attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for both undergrad and law school, receiving her J.D. in 1986. Her law career has involved private practice, working for the Attorneys General of Wisconsin and Minnesota, and serving as legal director for the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy. Janette also taught environmental and natural resources law at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota and University of Minnesota, College of Natural Resources. She intends to spend the next 20-plus years working to protect the Northwest.