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Lindsley Appointed to Trusts & Estates Executive Committee of State Bar

Contact: Liz Lockwood

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – JUNE 23, 2014 — San Diego Elder Law Center attorney, Philip P. Lindsley has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of the State Bar of California. (TEXCOM), for a three-year term, commencing September 14, 2014.

“This is a great honor,” said Lindsley, “and an opportunity to serve the Trust and Estate and Elder Law Bars, as well as the interest of the general public. I look forward to whatever I can contribute to the Section from my experience in the fields of Elder and Special Needs law.”

The Trust and Estate Section of the California Bar has a membership of more than 5,000 attorneys from Eureka to El Centro. The Executive Committee directs the policies and affairs of the section and supervises the section’s activities, such as its educational programs, membership communications, publications, and standing or substantive committees. Committees include Estate Planning, Income and Transfer Taxes, Trust and Estate Administration, Litigation, Incapacity (including Conservatorship, Guardianship, and Elder Law), and Ethics.

Lindsley is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), a legal specialization accredited by the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association – one of only two CELAs in the County of San Diego. He is also a State Bar of California Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, and an Accredited Veterans Administration Attorney. He is a past member of the State Bar’s Judicial Nominations Commission (JNE), and a past Chair of the Elder Law Section of the San Diego County Bar. He is a current member of the San Diego County Probate Bench Bar Committee, and a Founder and Board Member of the Probate Attorneys of San Diego. Lindsley currently sits on occasional assignment as a Pro Tem Judge for the Probate Division of the Superior Court, County of San Diego. His practice at San Diego Elder Law Center is limited to Medi-Cal and public benefits planning, special needs planning, elder law issues, asset protection, probate and trust administration, and conservatorships and their alternatives.



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