Monica Goel, with over twenty-three years of legal experience, is a Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Her practice focuses on estate planning, trust administration, probate administration, conservatorships, elder law, trust, and probate litigation. Her specialty in any legal setting is in handling sticky or complex situations. She primarily works out of the firm’s Irvine and Long Beach offices.
She has been rated “superb” by AVVO, named as one of the top estate planning attorneys in 2019 through 2024, by Super Lawyers in Trusts and Estates, and is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell.
Monica is a published author in the Daily Journal and OC Lawyer Magazine. She is a frequent lecturer on trust administration, probate administration, court accountings, liability for fiduciaries, and legal ethics in estate administration.
Monica was a member of the PVP panel for the LA Superior Court and routinely advises families on how to handle incapacity issues and appointment of conservatorship.
She was previously an adjunct professor at Cerritos College in the Certified Paralegal Program and at UCI in the paralegal program in Estate Planning.
Monica received her B.A. in History from UCLA in 1997, and her J.D. from the University of Southern California in 2000. She was the Trope and Trope Fellow in 1998 and was admitted to the Bar in December 2000.
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