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La Quinta Estate Planning Lawyer | Attorney Profile

Estate Planning Attorney Sheila Barton has been providing compassionate legal representation to clients for moreLa Quinta Estate Planning Attorney Sheila Barton than 30 years. Her multi-faceted experience gives her insight into the many challenges facing her clients. In addition to California, Ms. Barton is licensed to practice law in Nebraska and Wyoming, where she has held judicial appointments.

At Barton Law Firm, Estate Planning Lawyer Sheila Barton has focused her practice on helping clients in estate planning matters. As a judge, she presided over varied cases, including probate, civil cases, adoptions, juvenile cases, criminal cases, termination of parental rights, municipal code violations, small claims cases, felony preliminary hearings, and the issuance of search and arrest warrants.

While serving as in-house Counsel for a national nonprofit corporation, Ms. Barton handled a wide range of matters, including the corporation’s contracts and government contracts, cooperative agreements, and grants. She also handled contract negotiations; employer-employee relations; compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations; leases; intellectual property protection; investigation of employee complaints and oversight of corporate governing structure including bylaws and articles of incorporation; initiation and response to legal processes and litigation; management training, and leases.

La Quinta Estate Planning Attorney Sheila Barton has also assisted justice agencies throughout the nation and United States territories on the implementation of federal and state mandates, including the Brady Bill. In addition, she has held the office of Secretary-Treasurer of the corporation.

Ms. Barton has also taught at the California State University at Sacramento, College of Continuing Education, Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation, She provided instruction to law enforcement investigators on judicial expectations of investigators’ courtroom testimony and demeanor in addition to search warrant requirements.


University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D.

Augustana College, South Dakota, B.A., Magna cum Laude

Hometown Huron, South Dakota

Bar Memberships

The State Bar of California

Desert Bar Association

Nebraska State Bar

Wyoming Bar Association

Supreme Court of the United States

United States District Court for the Eastern District of California

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

U.S. District Courts for California

United States District Court for the District of Nebraska

Contact an Experienced Estate Planning Attorney in La Quinta

Estate Planning Attorney Sheila Barton is highly experienced in estate planning matters. By providing compassionate representation and creating intelligent estate plans, she helps clients create a secure legacy and gain the peace of mind of knowing their family is protected.

In Estate Planning Law, Ms. Barton handles a range of matters, including Advance Health Care Directives, Durable Power of Attorney, Probate, Probate Litigation, Trusts, Trust Administration, and Wills.

Contact Estate Planning Lawyer Sheila Barton at (760) 834-0444 and arrange for an in-depth consultation. Or, you may submit your information online with our La Quinta Case Evaluation Form.