Leslie A. Barnett

Top rated estate planning & probate attorney in Los Angeles, California

Law Office of Leslie Barnett
Leslie A. Barnett
Law Office of Leslie Barnett

Practice Areas: Estate planning & probate, Elder law, Estate & trust litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 1992

Education: Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

Law Office of Leslie Barnett

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

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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

Estate planning & probate, Elder law, Estate & trust litigation

Focus areas

Estate planning, Guardianships & conservatorships, Power of attorney, Probate & estate administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 40% Estate planning & probate
  • 50% Elder law
  • 10% Estate & trust litigation

First Admitted: 1992, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.lesliebarnett.com/about-us/

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

Office location for Leslie A. Barnett

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

Phone: 213-250-7800

Selections

15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

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