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Lesley Ann Clement

Lesley Ann Clement

The Elder Abuse Advocates
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • California
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Summary

The principal attorney at Clement & Associates, Lesley Ann Clement focuses her practice on the abuse and neglect of elders and dependent adults.  Located in Sacramento, California, her client base includes elders and their family throughout California.  Ms. Clement's exposure to elder abuse is personal.  In 1994, her Great Aunt was abused in an assisted living facility for persons with dementia. Since that time, she has worked to expose neglect and abuse in health care and long term care institutional settings.

As an undergraduate, Ms. Clement attended California State University, Sacramento, where she majored in English and received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 1985. Ms. Clement's legal education was obtained at the University of San Diego School of Law, and she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1988.  She also studied abroad in England, first as an undergraduate at the University of Bradford and then in law school at Exeter College, Oxford University. 

Ms. Clement has tried many highly publicized cases of elder abuse and neglect, with record-breaking results.  Long recognized by fellow professionals for her high degree of ethics and legal skills, she has been awarded her an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, Super Lawyer and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. An active participant in numerous legal organizations, Ms. Clement is a former chairperson of the Nursing Homes Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. She has been a finalist for California's Consumer Attorney of the Year, and the recepient of the Marvin E. Lewis Award for her continued guidance, loyalty and dedication, all of which have been an inspiration to fellow attorneys.

Education
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D. (1988) | Law
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Activities: President, Student Bar Association; Chief Justice, Honor Court
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Exeter College, University of Oxford
other (1988) | International Law
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California State University - Sacramento
B.A. (1985) | English Literature
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University of Bradford, England
Literature
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Professional Experience
Principal
Clement & Associates
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Lesley formed her own firm in 1994 and since that time she has focused exclusively on representing elderly and dependent victims of egregious abuse and neglect.
Speaking Engagements
Elder Abuse and Trial Advocacy
Lesley is invited to speak about elder abuse and trial advocacy across the country several times a year.
Awards
Marvin E. Lewis
Consumer Attorneys of California
Ms. Clement was given this prestiguous award as recognition of her continued guidance, loyalty and dedication, all of which have been an inspiration to fellow attorneys.
Finalist, Consumer Attorney of the Year
Consumer Attorneys of California
For her groundbreaking work in Boice v. Emeritus, Lesley and her team were responsible for exposing wide scale abuse and neglect at Emeritus Assisted Living, the largest long term care provider in the world.
Professional Associations
American Conservatory Theatre
Board Member
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Foundation Aiding the Elderly
Board Member
- Current
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Consumer Attorneys of California
Board of Governors
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Past Chair Nursing Home Litigation Group
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Activities: Current Chair Continuing Legal Education Committee for the Nursing Home Litigation Group
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California State Bar # 137672
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
  • Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Area
  • Elder & Dependent Adult Abuse
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
Life and Death in Assisted Living
Contact & Map
3576 McKinley Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
USA
Telephone: (916) 444-9323
Fax: (916) 444-9324