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Leslie A. Barnett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Office of Leslie Barnett
1631 Beverly Blvd., 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone: 213-250-7800
Fax: 213-482-8250
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023
Licensed in California Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law, Estate & Trust Litigation
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 Mid-City, Highland Park, Eagle Rock, Silverlake and downtown area of Los Angeles as well as the cities of Glendale, Burbank and Beverly Hills.    

Ms. Barnett received a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University and then earned her Master of Social Work from California State University, Fresno. While working full time as 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 Leslie Barnett, having opened her 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, and is a member of 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 and 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. 

Practice Areas
  • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 50%Elder Law
  • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation
Focus Areas

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


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

About Leslie A. Barnett

First Admitted: 1992, California

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Educational Background

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

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

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Past President, Southern California Council of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Prior Member of H.E.L.P. Board

  • Past Board Member, Center for Health Care Rights
  • Past Board Member, Alzheimer's Association

Bar/Professional Activity

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

Special Licenses/Certifications

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

Industry Groups

  • Court conservatorships
  • disabled
  • Families
  • Nursing Home financing
  • Special Needs Trust
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Office Location for Leslie A. Barnett

1631 Beverly Blvd.
1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Phone: 213-250-7800

Fax: 213-482-8250

Last Updated: 8/28/2022

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