Brette Sember, J.D.

Brette Sember, J.D.

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About Brette Sember, J.D.

Brette Sember holds a BA in English and a JD in law from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She practiced law and mediation in New York State where she served on the Law Guardian panel in five different counties and mediated for the Better Business Bureau. She is the author of many books about the law including:

15 Ways to Improve Your Co-Parenting

The Complete Divorce Guide

The Divorce Organizer and Planner

The Empty Nest Financial Guide

How to Avoid Returning to Family Court

How to Get Custody of Your Dog

How to WIN Your Custody Case

Make Money from Your Vacation Condo

The No-Fight Divorce Book

Parenting Together Apart for the Residential Parent

7 Parenting Together Apart for the Non-Residential Parent

The Key to Your Custody Case: Win Over the Law Guardian or Guardian ad litem

Rebuild Your Financial Life After Divorce: Advice about Credit, Taxes, Mortgages, Retirement, Alimony, Child Support, and More

Save Money On Your Divorce: Real Ways to Reduce The Costs

Sember is also the author of several cookbooks, children's books, and general trade nonfiction titles.

She has contributed to a wide variety of legal sites and publications, including Avvo Stories, Legal Beagle, MoneyGeek,,, and more. She regularly writes content for law firm web sites, blogs, and newsletters and has worked for agencies such as and The Rainmaker Group as well as individual firms and attorneys. She is the legal expert for

Sember has worked as a writer, editor, indexer, content provider, consultant, ghostwriter, book coach, social media manager, and journalist for over 20 years. Her work has appeared in over 200 magazines and websites including Woman's Day, Next Avenue, Pregnancy Magazine, Vacations Magazine, Forbes, Market Watch, Purple Clover, Fit Pregnancy, Paste, Mental Floss, and many more. She indexes trade books, legal books, and textbooks. She works with individual authors on their book proposals and book manuscripts as a ghost, book coach, and consultant. One of her recent clients won the Hay House Book Proposal Workshop Contest with a project Sember worked on.

She enjoys travel, cooking, crosswords, embroidery, kayaking, collecting, and dogs. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), Association of Food Journalists (AFJ), International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), Society of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators (SCBWI), Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA), American Society for Indexing (ASI), and the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA).

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