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Brette Sember, JD

Brette Sember, JD

Former Attorney and Mediator, Award-Winning Writer and Fact Checker

Brette Sember is a former attorney from New York who specializes in divorce, mediation, family law, adoption, probate and estates, bankruptcy, credit, and other related fields. She holds a degree in English and a J.D. in law from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Brette has been a professional writer for over 25 years and has contributed to numerous publications such as Forbes, LegalZoom, Quicken Loans, Next Avenue, Thrivent, FindLaw, and Woman's Day.

She is a subject matter expert for WomansDivorce.com and has also ghostwritten content for law firm websites and blogs.

Brette works in multiple roles, including being a book coach, developmental editor, fact checker, and content provider.

Brette is a professional writer who has worked on diverse projects and topics including memoirs, fiction, self-help, motivational/inspirational, children's books, project management, learning skills, adoption, business and employment issues, family relationships, test-taking skills, and women in business, among others.

She works as a freelance editor for Forbes and Lucid House Publishing.


Brette is an expert in divorce and family law, mediation, estate and probate law, credit, landlord-tenant law, and business. She has been working in publishing for over 25 years and has extensive experience as a writer, editor, book coach, and consultant. Brette is recognized nationwide for her expertise in these areas.


University at Buffalo

BA and JD, English and law


American Society of Journalists & Authors (ASJA), Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA)


Brette has been honored with a Mothers at Home Media Award and a Bronze Award from the Parenting Publications of America for a special series. Additionally, one of the books she coached was a finalist for the Ben Franklin Award. Furthermore, books she has coached have received the Hay House Workshop Grand Prize and Honorable Mention in the Hay House Authorpreneur contest.