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Linda Eliana Paquette

Elder Law Office – Linda Eliana Paquette – Experienced With issues related to Aging

Availability and Credentials

Phone – (800) 400-5353    Fax – (626) 799-7416
847 South Grand Avenue, Pasadena, California 91105

Linda Paquette

Linda Paquette was admitted to the California State Bar on December 18, 1985. Like most Supreme Court Justices before 1930, she does not have a law degree. Linda qualified with classes at Peoples College of Law and full time work at the firm Levy and Goldman.

Linda passed the 1981 first year bar exam with the only grade of “A” and the 1985 bar exam the first time. She started her private practice in 1990.

Linda is qualified to act as a Mediator, Estate Administrator, Conservator of the Estate, Trustee and Evidence Code Expert on elder abuse, court required fiduciary accounts, conservatorship issues and the LMRDA [Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act].

Rates for wills, trusts, post-death administration of trusts and the statutory fee to probate an estate. Retainer deposit required. Wolf alert for seniors.


Licensed Attorney since 12/18/85
Admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court 10/4/93 by motion of Judge Arleigh Woods, Presiding Justice of the CA Ct of Appeals 2nd Dist.
Admitted to U.S. District Courts 1/10/86 and 2/27/86, U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals 12/29/86
Real Estate Broker since 7/16/99
Notary Public since 1990
Credentialed Teacher since 1988
Certified Mediator since 2001
LASC PVP [Probate Volunteer Panel] since 1996

Past Affiliations

Southern California Organizer, J.P. Stevens Boycott (1976-1979)
Women’s Advisory Council, California Apprenticeship Standards (1976-1979)
President, California Young Democrats (1979-1981)
National Secretary, United States Youth Counsel (1980 to 1985)
Education Director, Catholic Labor Institute (1979-1984)
LA Chapter Officer, Coalition of Labor Union Women (1979-1984)
Vice President, Western Labor Press Association (1980 to 1985, 1989 to 1990)
International Representative, IATSE Hollywood Office (1987-1989)
Labor Law Instructor, Los Angeles Community College (1988-1992)

Articles by and about Linda

Jim McVicar, Linking Labor with Youth , San Diego Union, Oct. 18, 1973
Linda Paquette, Federal Reserve’s Role in Inflation , L.A.Times, Nov. 18, 1978,  Opinion Section
New Labor Attorney, Federation News, Jan. 1986
Briefcase, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Dec. 24, 1985
Virginia M. Donohue, Womanpower – She made it her way–but it took some nifty footwork, Voice of UFCW 770, June 1986
Paquette Named Int’l Rep to Hollywood, Variety, April 16, 1987
Legal Rights in the Workplace, Exposition, May 1988
Donna Huffaker, Love May Send Him to Jail – at age 92, Glendale News-Press, Oct. 29, 1997
Donna Huffaker, Love Won , Glendale News-Press, Aug. 23, 1999
Linda Paquette, Conservatorship’s Promise of Protection Threatened by Failure to Regulate, Legal Network News, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, Spring 2009
David Robb, Wire the Money and Run – Hollywood horror story about how we treat disabled seniors,  Hollywood Today, Aug. 19, 2010
David Robb, A Cautionary Hollywood Tale: The Conman Who Stole Famed Art Director’s Home – And The Sister Who Helped Him, Deadline Hollywood, July 23, 2015

Western Labor Press Association Journalism Awards (best in category)

Journalism Award 1989

1989 WLPA Journalism Award

1989 – Hollywood Organizer, Founding Editor (circ. 20,000), published quarterly by the IATSE Hollywood Office [International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Operators of the U.S. and Canada]

1980 – CWA Psych Tech Union News, Founding Editor (circ. 10,000), published monthly by Communications Workers of America

Los Angeles CLUW NEWS (various years 1980 to 1985), (circ. 300), published quarterly by the L.A. Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women