Susan L. Alexander is a licensed attorney in both California and Texas.  She is a graduate of UC Berkeley, Texas A&M Law Center and University of San Diego, from which she holds an advanced law degree in Taxation.  She is a passionate advocate for the elderly, their families and loved ones.

Susan's sole focus is on matters of Elder Law, Medi-Cal Planning for Long Term Care, Estate Planning, Trust Administration and Litigation, Conservatorships and the Administration of Decedents' Estates (Probate).    

Susan has a wealth of legal experience, 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.  

Prior to forming her own firm, she was the Senior Associate with a prominent San Francisco firm and served as the lead attorney in the firm's estate planning and probate department.  During this time, the partner with whom Susan closely worked earned San Francisco Magazine's prestigious designation as a "Northern California Superlawyer" in the practice area of Probate. 

Susan is a firm believer in giving back to the community.  Professionally, Susan has served on the Board of Governors of the Lawyers’ Club of San Francisco and has been an active volunteer with the San Francisco Bar Association's Volunteers Services Legal Program.  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, 1985

Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.), Monterey Institute of International Studies, 1988

Juris Doctor (J.D.), South Texas College of Law at Texas A&M University, 1999

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

Master of Laws (LL.M in Taxation), University of San Diego, 2002

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

Elder Law Answers, 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)