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Lisa Michelle Paine

Estate planning Attorney at Phoenix, AZ

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Arizona - AZ 13 years
    California - CA 16 years
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 2010
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2007
    Inactive No misconduct found

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About Lisa

Learn Lisa’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers, Living Wills, Trust Administration, Business Succession Planning

    12 years

  2. Business
    Business planning/formation, LLC Operating Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Buy-Sell/ Purchase Agreements, Business Transactions

    14 years

A former business owner, Lisa is well versed in challenges faced by small businesses and their owners. Her unique prospective benefits her business clients with agreements, employment advice, copyright violations and succession planning. She also assists families with estate planning not only guiding them through the estate planning process but also understanding why this is so vital to their families. Her goal is for her clients to achieve peace of mind from knowing that they have protected and provided for themselves and their family. When needed, she represents estates in probate and assists with trust administration.

Prior to moving to Arizona, she worked in an immigration law firm in California where she represented clients in immigration court. Lisa worked as an Investor Relations and Operations manager of a $2 billion hedge fund prior to attending law school. This experience formed the base for her business practice.


Jaburg Wilk
1850 N. Central Avenue
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ, 85004

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Posted by Maureen | March 15, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Estate Planning
Lisa Paine did a great job with my estate planning needs. She responds in a timely manner and her rates are competitive. I highly recommend her.
Posted by Steve | January 5, 2017
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| Consulted Attorney
Excellent advice
Lisa Paine helped me to understand some complicated estate planning matters that I had questions about and I plan to recommend her to my clients moving forward. Her advice will help to avoid costly mistakes with my estate planning.


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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Jaburg Wilk
  • 2019 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Lisa M. Paine, PLLC
  • 2013 - 2019
  • Staff Attorney
  • Burgeon Group, LLC
  • 2012 - 2016
  • Attorney
  • Law Office Of Robert B. Jobe
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Legal Intern
  • Tremain & Hoffman, LLP
  • 2007 - 2007
  • Certified Legal Intern
  • San Francisco Public Defender
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Legal Intern
  • California Appellate Project
  • 2005 - 2006
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  • University of San Francisco School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • University of Arizona
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2000


  • Maricopa County Bar Association - Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section
  • Co-chair
  • 2020 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association - Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section
  • Board Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Rosie's House
  • Board Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • The Gentry Foundation for Autism
  • Board Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association (Maricopa chapter)
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Publico Award
  • Public Interest Clearinghouse
  • 2007
  • Top Lawyer, Wills, Estates & Trusts, 2022
  • Phoenix Magazine
  • N/A


  • When forming your LLC, you may wonder the importance of specifying your company’s “purpose,” and may be tempted to provide a hasty response or use a generic phrase such as “any purpose authorized by law.”
  • The Purpose of an LLC’s “Purpose”
  • 2023
  • The Corporate Transparency Act identifies the entities’ beneficial owners, the persons who ultimately own or control the company, and provides similar identifying information about those individuals who formed the entity.
  • The Corporate Transparency Act Overview
  • 2023
  • Naming a child as a joint owner also allows the account to avoid probate at the death of the parent. However, there are many dangers that account owners, and the children, may not realize.
  • The Dangers of Joint Bank Accounts
  • 2021
  • While many business owners have set up a revocable living trust in order to direct how their assets are managed and to avoid probate, it is common to find that their LLC interests have not been put into the trust.
  • How to Probate-Proof your LLC Interest
  • 2021
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Speaking Engagements

  • Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Executive Council
  • Estate Planning Basics
  • 2021
  • Planned Giving Webinar
  • Planned Giving
  • 2020
  • MCBA Fundamentals Series
  • Estate Planning Fundamentals
  • 2020
  • North Central Parenting Group
  • Estate Planning for Modern Families
  • 2019
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Estate planning Attorney | Jan 24
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"I endorse this lawyer wholeheartedly. Lisa and I have worked on legal research projects collaboratively. She is insightful and extremely discerning about the issues that must be addressed. She is excellent at research and determining appropriate resolutions for her clients. She is pleasant to work with professionally. She is hard working and thorough. Clients will value her work and be lucky to have her representation."
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Phoenix Estate planning Lawyer Lisa Michelle Paine
Lisa Michelle Paine
Estate planning Attorney
Phoenix, AZ
Licensed for 16 years