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Jocelyn Brennan-Witzel, J.D.

Director of Public Interest & Government Advising
School of Law
Office of Career Services


Jocelyn Brennan-Witzel is a 2002 Saint Louis University School of Law graduate. She received her B.A. from Rhodes College in 1998.

Community Work and Service

Brennan-Witzel practiced law for over seven years in the areas of commercial litigation and construction. She is extremely active in the organized Bar. She has served as the Bridging the Gap Committee Chair and the Pro Bono Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) and was the recipient of the YLD Award of Merit in 2004 and 2006. She has served on the BAMSL Bench & Bar Committee and currently serves on the BAMSL and SLU LAW Pro Bono Committees, as well as the Women in the Legal Profession Committee. She has served on the SLU LAW Progress Committee and currently sits on the Dagen Fellowship Committee.

Brennan-Witzel is also active in the Cor Jesu Academy Center for Law & Leadership and the Women Lawyers’ Association. She volunteers at the Northwest Academy of Law in connection with the Mound City Bar Association and with UrbanFutures.

Brennan-Witzel encourages student networking with practicing attorneys through her contacts with attorneys, judges, alumni and business leaders, and she has presented CLEs on Alternative Careers for Lawyers. Brennan-Witzel provides individualized career counseling, resume and cover letter review and mock interviews for current students and alumni. Please feel free to email her for an appointment or stop by her office for a shorter meeting.