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Lisa M. Horton

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Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Trust/Probate Administration

Biography

Lisa Horton is an associate at Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC. Ms. Horton represents a wide variety of employers and individuals in employment and labor law matters, civil litigation, and probate/trust administration. Prior to joining Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC, Ms. Horton practiced in the areas of probate, conservatorship/guardianship, estate planning, trust litigation, family law, and unlawful detainers.

Born in Alberta, Canada, Ms. Horton immigrated to the United States in 1981. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Criminology, Law Enforcement Option, and earned her Juris Doctorate at San Joaquin College of Law.

Ms. Horton is currently a member of the Fresno County Bar Association and was the Chair of the Estate Planning and Trust Section in 2017.

Education

  • San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, California
    • J.D. - 2009
    • Honors: Witkin Award for Academic Excellence - Evidence
    • Honors: Witkin Award for Academic Excellence - Advanced Legal Research & Writing
    • Honors: Best Brief Finalist, George A. Hopper Moot Court Competition, 2008
    • Honors: Student of the Year, 2009
  • California State University Fresno, Fresno, California
    • B.S. - 2004
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Victim Services Certificate, 2003
    • Major: Criminology with an emphasis in Law Enforcement
    • Minor: Victimology

Bar Admission

  • California, 2010

Professional Associations

  • Fresno County Bar Association, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section, Chair, 2016 to 2017
  • Fresno County Bar Association, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section, Co-Chair, 2015 to 2016
  • Fresno County Bar Association, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney