Susan L. Alexander is a licensed attorney in both California and Texas and holds an advanced law degree in Taxation.  She has practiced in California since 2002, primarily in Monterey County and the greater San Francisco Bay Area. 

Susan has a wealth of legal experience and active involvement and leadership in a variety of legal organizations that she brings to her practice. She has achieved a reputation as a creative attorney who is sensitive enough to care yet tough enough to be an exceptionally able advocate.  

For the past 5 years, her sole focus has been on matters of Estate Planning, the Administration of Decedents Estates (Probate), Trust Administration and Litigation, and all aspects of Elder Law, including Conservatorships and Medi-Cal Planning. 

Prior to forming her own firm, she was a Senior Associate with a prominent San Francisco firm and managed the firm's estate planning and probate department.  During this time, Susan served on the Board of Governors of the Lawyers’ Club of San Francisco and was an active volunteer with the San Francisco Bar Association's Volunteers Services Legal Program.

Susan's current practice focuses exclusively on Estate Planning, including Medi-Cal Planning, Elder Law and Probate.  She is a passionate advocate for the elderly, their families and loved ones.  

Susan is a firm believer in giving back to the community.  She is a 5th generation Monterey County resident who has donated her time to a variety of community service organizations over the years, with an emphasis on representing abused and neglected children and victims of domestic violence.  She is also an avid supporter of animal rescue groups and senior rights as they pertain to companion animals.

Contact Susan at 831-644-0300 or send an email by .      

Education

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), UC Berkeley

Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.), Monterey Institute of International Studies

Juris Doctor (J.D.), South Texas College of Law at Texas A&M University

Judicial Clerkships, Harris County Superior Court (Probate), and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Master of Laws (LL.M -Taxation), University of San Diego

Bar Admissions

All California State Courts

All California Courts of Appeal

All Texas State Courts

All Texas Courts of Appeal

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Member

Medicaid Practice Systems, Member

Wealth Advisors, Member

Wealth Counsel, Member

Monterey County Bar Association, Member

San Francisco Bar Association, Member

Contra Costa Bar Association, Member

Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA), Monterey Bay