Philip Batchelder practices in trust and estate planning, trust and probate litigation, guardianship, and elder care matters. He has a particular interest in matters involving incapacity and medical decision-making. 

In 2009, he graduated from the Honors Lawyering Program at Golden Gate University School of Law, where he is now an adjunct faculty member. While a student, he clerked for the National Senior Citizens Law Center and the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, and he organized events to promote student involvement in elder law.

Philip is a member of the Northern California Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and is a volunteer community member of the Ethics Committee of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley. He is a member of East Bay Trusts & Estates Lawyers (EBTEL) and has served on its board.

Prior to entering legal practice, he was the executive director of San Bruno Mountain Watch, a conservation group. He now serves on the board of Healing Muses.