Attorney Profile

Leslie A. Barnett

Leslie Barnett

Law Office of Leslie Barnett
1631 Beverly Blvd., Suite 103
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Los Angeles

California (CA)

213-250-7800
213-482-8250
Industry Groups: ASNP, CAALA, CANAELA, NAELA

Selections

Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2014

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 years

Practice Areas

Elder Law

Estate Planning & Probate

Profile

As the founder of the Law Office of Leslie Barnett, Leslie A. Barnett works with clients in Los Angeles, Glendale, Burbank and Beverly Hills, California, helping them plan for the distribution of their property and prepare for future care issues. She specializes in elder law and special needs, handling cases that involve trust administration, conservatorships, special needs trusts and estate planning.

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 went to Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California, receiving her Juris Doctor. In 2002 she earned her certification as an elder law attorney through the National Elder Law Foundation.

A co-author of the chapter on special needs trusts for the Continuing Education of the Bar for California, Ms. Barnett is admitted to the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Santa Monica Bar Association and the Southern California chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

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, is a board member for the Center for Health Care Rights, works with H.E.L.P., and she was a past president of the Southern California Council of Elder Law Attorneys. Furthermore, in 2010, 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.

Certifications and Credentials

About Leslie Barnett

Law School: Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Admitted: 1992, California

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
  • Santa Monica Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • California, 1992

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

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.
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