Lisa Ellis was born and raised in Bellevue, Washington. She was admitted to the Washington Bar in 2000. Her practice focuses on elder law, estate planning, probate and guardianships. Lisa assists older adults and persons of any age with estate planning. She has first-hand experience with some of the effects Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease can have on families and loved ones. She also provides experienced guidance and legal advice to executors administering probate and she represents lay persons in guardianships and conservatorships.
Lisa was attorney advisor with the U.S. Department of Justice, a position she entered through the U.S. Attorney General’s Honor Program. Lisa also clerked for the Honorable Robert H. Whaley in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Washington. She entered private practice in 2004 and founded Ellis Law, LLC in 2013.
- University of Oregon School of Law, 2000
- Executive editor of The Oregon Law Review
- Whitman College, 1993
- Washington State Bar Association, 2000
- King County Bar Association
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
- Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (WAELA)
- Best Probate Lawyers in Seattle | Expertise 2023
- Best Probate Lawyers in Seattle | Expertise 2022
- Best Probate Lawyers in Seattle | Expertise 2020
- Attorney Volunteer, Wills Clinic, Eastside Legal Assistance Project
Presentations and Publications
“Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” Alzheimer Association of Washington Educational Program (February 2020)