Leslie A. Barnett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Office of Leslie Barnett
 | 1631 Beverly Blvd., Suite 103
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone: 213-250-7800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Leslie A. Barnett, specializes in elder law and special needs, handling cases that involve trust administration, conservatorships, special needs trusts and estate planning helping her clients plan for the distribution of their property and prepare for future care issues.  While working with clients throughout Los Angeles County, she is geographically closest to those clients in the Highland Park, Eagle Rock, and Silverlake area of Los Angeles, Glendale, Burbank and Beverly Hills, California,   

Ms. Barnett received a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University and then earned her Master of Social Work from California State University, Fresno, in 1973. After working 15 years as a geriatric social worker, she attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California, receiving her Juris Doctor. Ms. Barnett is the founder of the Law Office of Lesliei Barnett, having opened office in 1993  In 2002 she earned her certification as an elder law attorney through the National Elder Law Foundation.

She is admitted to the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

With her knowledge of elder care issues and legal matters for older California residents, Ms. Barnett has served on the board for the Alzheimer’s Association, the Center for Health Care Rights and H.E.L.P.  She is a past president of the Southern California Council of Elder Law Attorneys. She was elected to serve on the Mid City West Community Council, a certified neighborhood council in Los Angeles, California, that advises agencies, city departments and other municipal groups on community matters.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Elder Law (50%)

Estate Planning & Probate (30%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017

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About Leslie Barnett

Admitted 1992, California

Professional Webpage: http://lesliebarnett.com/about/

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as an Elder Law Attorney through the National Elder Law Foundation., 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Southern California Chapter, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • California, 1992

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past Board Member, Alzheimer's Association
  • Past Board Member, Center for Health Care Rights
  • Past President, Southern California Council of Elder Law Attorneys

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-Author, Chapter on Special Needs Trusts for the Continuing Education of the Bar for California

Educational Background:

  • California State University, Fresno, Master of Social Work, 1973
  • Indiana University, B.A.

Industry Groups

  • ASNP
  • CANAELA
  • NAELA
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    Office Location for Leslie A. Barnett

    1631 Beverly Blvd.
    Suite 103
    Los Angeles, CA 90026

    Phone: 213-250-7800

     

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    Last Updated: 6/21/2016

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