Wills & Estates in California
400 Capitol Mall, Suite 1850, Sacramento, CA 95814, Sacramento
The Burton Law firm provides comprehensive and customized estate, tax and legal services to all clients, regardless of the size of their business or personal holdings. Our knowledgeable attorneys and staff will provide you and/or your company with both personalized attention and the most expert legal strategies.
As a boutique Law Firm, we focus on Estate, Business, and Tax issues, both transactional and litigation, located in Sacramento, California. We specialize in handling complex and overlapping areas of law be it transactional in nature or a litigation issue. Our focus allows us to cater specifically to the needs of, as well as providing complete solutions to closely held or family businesses, as well as higher net worth estates in need of distinct services. Our firm is dedicated to reviewing each client’s unique financial, tax, and legal situation, then using this as a guide to develop and implement a complete planning or trial strategy.
Our background, experience, and focus allow us to provide our estate planning clients with a cost-effective and indispensable plan tailored to maximize their estate’s assets for themselves and their heirs. And our Trust, Tax and Probate Litigation department allows us to back up our clients plans even in the most extreme of unforeseen circumstances.
Our expertise, knowledge and resources in the area of Business Governance, Contracts, Copyright, Employee Benefits, Succession, Mergers/Acquisitions, International Law and Tax Law, allow us to cater to closely held corporations, partnerships and LLCS from formation, to capital fundraising, to the eventual sale, succession or dissolution. Our Business Litigation Team specializes in supporting those businesses despite legal and financial challenges.Show more +
Alexis Ortega’s practice focuses on Trusts and Estates Litigation, Partnership and Shareholder Disputes, Fiduciary Litigation, as well as various International Disputes. Having a general civil litigation background, Alexis represents both businesses and individuals in mediation, arbitration, and State and Federal Court. Alexis brings bring with her over thirteen years of legal experience since joining The Burton Law Firm in 2014.
Prior to joining The Burton Law Firm, Alexis served as the Assistant Attorney General for the Republic of Palau, defending the Republic in all civil suits. While in that position, Alexis was able to gain experience in a wide practice area handling complex domestic and international issues. Prior to that, Alexis worked in a large civil litigation firm in Los Angeles, specializing in trial, mediation, deposition, and general law and motion practice.
Ms. Ortega received Her J.D. from Golden Gate University where she graduated with a Certificate of Distinction in International Law. She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) with honors in International Law and American Legal Practice from Loyola Law School. Ms. Ortega earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Politics while attending the University of California, Santa Cruz. In addition to being licensed in California, She is also a British Solicitor.
Alexis was named a “Rising Star” by Northern California Super Lawyers in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 which is awarded to the top 2.5% of practitioners under the age of 40. She has also been named Top Attorneys in Sacramento by Sacramento Magazine in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Alexis maintains an AVVO.com attorney rating of 10.0 Superb.Show more +