Alexis Ortega joined The Burton Law Firm in 2014 bringing with her a strong background in trusts and estates, litigation, as well as international work. Alexis’ current practice focuses on trust and estates litigation, estate planning, partnership and shareholder disputes, as well as various international matters.
Alexis graduated law school in 2006 with a Certificate of Distinction in International Law. She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Law and American Legal Practice from Loyola Law School where she graduated with honors. In addition to being licensed in California, Alexis is also a British Solicitor.
Prior to joining The Burton Law Firm, Alexis served as an 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, and dispute resolution.
Alexis was named a “Rising Star” by Northern California Super Lawyers in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, which is awarding 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.