Braeden L. Sullivan

Deputy County Counsel

Braeden Sullivan joined the Office of the County Counsel’s Child Dependency Unit in 2016.  He has focused nearly his entire career on juvenile dependency law.  Braeden represents the Department of Family and Children’s Services in dependency proceedings including hearings, mediations, conferences, and contested trials.  Additionally, he advises social workers on a case-by-case basis about a variety of legal issues related to child welfare.         

Braeden’s professional expertise includes:

  • Juvenile dependency law
  • Juvenile dependeny trials
  • Indian Child Welfare Act


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • Ithaca College, B.S., 2004

Professional Associations

  • California Bar Association (2007-present)
  • Arizona Bar Association (2008-present)

Prior Experience

  • Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Attorney General in Phoenix, Arizona (2009-2015)
  • Associate Attorney at the Law Office of Martha J. Olson (2008)

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