Lisa C. Alexander

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Santa Monica, California

Jakle, Alexander & Patton, LLP
Lisa C. Alexander
Jakle, Alexander & Patton, LLP

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in California since: 1986

Education: University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024

Jakle, Alexander & Patton, LLP

1250 6th Street
Suite 300
Santa Monica, CA 90401 Visit website


As a partner with the law firm of Jakle, Alexander & Patton, LLP, located in Santa Monica, California, attorney Lisa C. Alexander devotes her practice exclusively to estate planning, probate and trust administration, and conservatorships. A highly rated attorney with over 35 years of legal experience, Ms. Alexander provides the personalized attention her clients deserve in order to help them achieve their specific needs and goals regarding their future health care needs, final wishes and legacy planning, and protection of incapacitated persons entrusted to their care.

Certified by The State Bar of California as a legal specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law, Ms. Alexander is fully committed to her practice and delivering the highest level of assistance and support to those seeking to protect themselves and their loved ones for the future.

Active in her legal community, she is immediate past co-chair of the Los Angeles Estate Counselors Forum, and she holds memberships in the trust and estate sections for several state, local and regional bar associations, including The State Bar of California as well as the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Santa Monica Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

Well-versed in her practice areas, Ms. Alexander regularly contributes to numerous publications involving estate and trust law, including Chapter Editor of CEB California Conservatorship Practice, and she conducts continuing legal education seminars throughout Southern California on topics related to trusts, estates, conservatorships, advance health care directives and other similar subjects. For many years, Ms. Alexander has written a monthly column for the Santa Monica Star Newspaper on all manner of topics related to Estate Planning.

Ms. Alexander began her legal career in 1986 after obtaining her Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and her license to practice from The State Bar of California. Dedicated to her local community as well as her legal practice, she serves as a current Director and past President of the Rotary Club of Santa Monica and serves on the Board of Governors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Monica. Lisa previously served on the Board of the Santa Monica Family YMCA. She is a member of the Santa Monica Breakfast Club, past Board member of the Western Los Angeles County Council of the Boy Scouts of America and has served on the Gift Planning Committee for Loyola High School.

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 1986, California

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Past President Rotary Club of Santa Monica
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Monica, First Vice President Board of Governors
  • Santa Monica Breakfast Club, Past Board Member
  • Santa Monica Family YMCA, Past Board Member
  • Western Los Angeles County Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Past Board Member
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California State Bar, Trusts & Estates Section, Member
  • Santa Monica Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of California
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar, Trusts & Estates Section, Member
  • Estate Counselors Forum of Los Angeles, Past Co-Chair
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Legal Specialist Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Educational Background:
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., Majors: Linguistics and French, 1981
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Office location for Lisa C. Alexander

1250 6th Street
Suite 300
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Phone: 310-395-6555


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024

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Top 50: Women Southern California Super Lawyers: 2019

Certificates and credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization
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