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Ellen Anne Pansky

Ellen Anne Pansky

Practice areas:

Ethics & Professional Responsibility

About Me


Ellen A. Pansky is a partner in the law firm of Pansky Markle Ham LLP, South Pasadena, California, specializing in professional liability litigation, State Bar disciplinary defense, legal ethics consultations and expert testimony. She is aCalifornia State Bar Certified Specialist in Legal Malpractice Law. She was a California State Bar prosecutor from 1978-1985, and co-founded her firm in 1989. Ms. Pansky currently serves as an Assistant Vice President of the Los Angeles County Bar Association; she was the 2003-2004 president of the National Association of Women Lawyers; she served as chair of the State Bar of California’s Committee on Women in the Law; and she is a lifetime member of WLALA and of CWL. 





Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 100%
    37 years


Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Alec Scott Rose

    Ms. Pansky is the most respected Ethics advisor in California. Her experience, wisdom, compassion, reputation and practical advice combine to make working with her a wonderful experience, whether seeking her advice in one's own practice, or attending a seminar or guest lecture.


    Alec Rose DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1010 Sycamore Ave Unit 308
South Pasadena, CA, 91030




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer; Best Lawyer;"preeminent lawyer; etc.Law & Politics Media; L.A. Times; Daily Journal Corp.2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Supervising attorney; assistant general counselState Bar of California1978 - 1985


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association; Association of Professional REsponsibility Lawyers; Southern California Defense Counsel; National Organization of Women Lawyers; California Women Lawyers; Women Lawyers of Los AngelesN/AN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
South Texas Law Review;Penn State Law Review; Los Angeles Lawyer; L.A. County Bar UpdateVarious legal ethics topicsN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law SchoolN/Alaw1977
Univ of California at Los AngelesWomen and Social Changeundergraduate1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NumerousLegal EthicsN/A