The principal attorney at Clement & Associates, Lesley Ann Clement focuses her practice on the abuse and neglect of elders and dependent adults. Located in Sacramento, California, her client base includes elders and their family throughout California. Ms. Clement's exposure to elder abuse is personal. In 1994, her Great Aunt was abused in an assisted living facility for persons with dementia. Since that time, she has worked to expose neglect and abuse in health care and long term care institutional settings.
As an undergraduate, Ms. Clement attended California State University, Sacramento, where she majored in English and received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 1985. Ms. Clement's legal education was obtained at the University of San Diego School of Law, and she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1988. She also studied abroad in England, first as an undergraduate at the University of Bradford and then in law school at Exeter College, Oxford University.
Ms. Clement has tried many highly publicized cases of elder abuse and neglect, with record-breaking results. Long recognized by fellow professionals for her high degree of ethics and legal skills, she has been awarded her an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, Super Lawyer and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. An active participant in numerous legal organizations, Ms. Clement is a former chairperson of the Nursing Homes Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. She has been a finalist for California's Consumer Attorney of the Year, and the recepient of the Marvin E. Lewis Award for her continued guidance, loyalty and dedication, all of which have been an inspiration to fellow attorneys.