Profile

Renée Linton

Renee Linton

Practice Areas

Estate & Tax Planning

Office

San Diego, CA

Phone

(619) 232-2424

Email

rlinton@bortonpetrini.com

Fax

(619) 531-0794

Renée Linton is a San Diego attorney Of Counsel to the law firm of Borton Petrini, LLP. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of San Diego and Juris Doctorate from the California Western College of Law.

Her primary practice area as a San Diego attorney covers all aspects of probate, trust, and estates, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance health care directives, elder law, probate and trust administration, and conservatorships and guardianships. She is also an experienced employment law litigation attorney.

Her passion is helping families plan for the future and protecting the vulnerable populations of children, the elderly, and families suffering loss after death. From start to finish, Renée guides her clients and their families through the processes of defining final wishes and seeing them through difficult life challenges with compassion, competence and ease.

Renée is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and currently serves as the chair of The Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section. She is also a member of the California Bar Association and serves as a committee member for their Educating Seniors Project.

She is a member of the Probate Attorneys of San Diego, a Certified Mediator through the Center for Dispute Resolution, and served as a Delegate for the 2016 Conference of California Bar Association.

In her spare time, Renée loves spending time with her family, practices Pilates routinely and snow skis whenever she is able. She is the proud mother of her son, Leif, and has two sweet Siberian Husky dogs, Odin and Saphira.

Publications:
California Western Law Review, The Artistic Voice: Is it in Danger of Being Silenced? Fall 1995
Jointly delivered and published the San Diego County Bar Association’s “What Family Law Attorneys Need to Know About Guardianship”

Lectures & Seminars:
Numerous speaking engagements for the California Bar Association’s Educating Seniors Project

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Education

Juris Doctorate, California Western School of Law, law review
Bachelor’s of Art in International Relations and Affairs and Business Administration, University of San Diego, cum laude
Certified Mediator, Center for Dispute Resolution, University of San Diego

Admitted

State Bar of California, 1997
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1999
United States District Court, Southern District of California, 1999
Supreme Court of the State of California, 1997

Business and Professional Associations

San Diego County Bar Association
Member at Large of the Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association
California Bar Association
Committee member for the California Bar Association’s Educating Seniors Project
Delegate for the 2016 Conference of California Bar Association
Probate Attorneys of San Diego
San Diego Superior Probate Courts, court appointed attorney in conservatorship and guardianship matters
California Notary Public