Frances Carlisle has been practicing as a trusts and estates attorney in New York City for over 20 years, and her practice consists of estate planning and trust and estate administration. Ms. Carlisle has a B. A. from Barnard College, an M. S. from Columbia University and a J. D. from the University of California at Davis. She is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, Florida and California. She is member of the Animal Law Committees of the New York City Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
She writes and speaks on pet trusts and other estate planning methods for the continuing care of companion animals. She is on the boards of several charities that help animals and has appeared on various television shows to discuss the importance of estate planning to provide for the care of companion animals.