Alexandria Goff, Esq.
Alexandria, also known as ‘Ali,’ is the founder of Goff Legal, PC, a law firm focused on estate planning and probate & estate administration matters. Ali is known for her in-depth knowledge and expertise with wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, and her love for animals lends itself to also helping clients with pet planning and pet trusts.
Proud of her Placer roots, she grew up in Placer County and received a bachelor’s degree from Sacramento State and a Juris Doctor from University of California, Davis. She was drawn to estate planning to help protect people and their families and provide peace of mind so they avoid complications for generations to come.
She is a frequent presenter for the Professional Fiduciary Association of California, the Probate Section of the Placer County Bar and the National Business Institute. Ali is passionate about helping others. She is a certified performance coach, helping women and business owners with their professional endeavors and goals.
Ali lives in Loomis with her husband, two sons and three cats. Away from the office, Ali enjoys volunteering, spending time with her family and hitting the trails on horseback.
She has been involved with:
- Placer County Bar Association, former board member and member
- Sacramento County Bar Association, member
- Sierra College Foundation, planned giving committee
- Placer SCPA, current board member and chair of the planned giving committee
- Friend of the Roseville Public Library, former board member
- South Placer Estate Planning Council, member
- Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce, member
- Lincoln Business Network, former member
Awards & Honors
Ali is a member of WealthCounsel and a Rising Star on SuperLawyers.com
Attorney with Goff Legal • Sacramento and Placer County
Michelle is an attorney with Goff Legal, PC. She is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. She has significant skill in estate planning, probate, trust administration, and both limited and general conservatorship matters.
Michelle has served as court-appointed counsel and Guardian Ad Litem in Sacramento County for probates, contested trust matters, and conservatorship matters. She has served on the Board of the Lincoln Community Foundation, and as Chair of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Placer County Bar Association.
Michelle is a second generation Sacramentan. She earned her Juris Doctor with distinction from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and her B.A. in Government with a concentration in International Relations from Sacramento State University.
In her free time, you can find Michelle hiking, camping, kayaking the American River, traveling to locations feared by her parents, and enjoying a delicious craft beer.
Attorney with Goff Legal • Monterey and Nevada County
Lindsay Barnes Watkins
Lindsay is an attorney at Goff Legal working with clients on estate planning and the probate process. She brings additional specialties to the Goff Legal team with extensive background in Veterans Affairs planning and a focus on matters that involve court processes.
Lindsay has served in the U.S. Army and the California Army National Guard, and she is currently an officer for the Army Reserve. She earned her Juris Doctor with distinction from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, and her bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice from the University of Nevada, Reno.
When she has time off work, Lindsay enjoys skiing, hiking, camping and spending time with her dog, Addie.
Miriam is the Firm Administrator for Goff Legal. She oversees day-to-day operations, including accounting, finances, and data management. Miriam earned a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from the University of California, Davis and a master’s degree in Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin. During her downtime, she enjoys napping with her cats, good food and live bluegrass music.
Paralegal • Serving South Placer County
Eric brings an unmatched breadth of paralegal experience to Goff Legal. Estate planning, probate, trust administration/management, conservatorship, guardianship, family law, plaintiff personal injury, plaintiff employment, criminal defense are his focus areas, along with human resources and management.
He is responsible for case management and organization, including vendor relations, court hearings, arbitration, mediation and administrative proceedings preparation.
Eric earned an ABA-approved degree in Paralegal Studies and is a past president of the Sacramento Valley Paralegal Association. He is committed to advancing the profession of paralegals as well as providing support to new and future paralegals in the greater Sacramento area.
Eric enjoys playing golf, tennis and collecting tennis antiques. He loves spending time with his family and studying up on nutrition.
Paralegal • Serving South Placer County
With more than 20 years experience providing unparalleled customer support, Rebecca is the detail-oriented, calming voice of Goff Legal. As paralegal, Rebecca manages estate planning and signing, can answer any question about the process and will ensure each client’s paperwork is signed, sealed and delivered.
Rebecca completed an associates degree at MTI College in paralegal studies. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her three daughters.