Carolina A. Gonzalez-Rondan is an Associate at Keystone Law Group, P.C. with her primary focus on a variety of probate litigation cases, including contested conservatorship matters, and Trust and Estate Litigation. 

Prior to joining Keystone, Carolina developed a diverse and extensive litigation background as a paralegal at a fast-paced law firm that specialized in employment and general civil litigation. Thereafter, Carolina worked in a boutique firm specializing in trust and probate litigation, contested conservatorships, trust and estate administration, and elder abuse matters. Carolina has experience counseling beneficiaries, trustees, personal representatives, heirs, creditors, and conservators in both probate and civil court. She has substantial experience with legal research and writing, including motion practice, discovery procedure, including the drafting of discovery, responses to discovery, and preparing for and conducting depositions; trial preparation; and representation of clients at court hearings in both probate and civil court, including mediations, evidentiary and prove-up hearings. 

Carolina has appeared before probate courts in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Placer County, and before the civil court in Orange County. 

Carolina Gonzalez-Rondan

Carolina began her legal career in Spain where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Law from The University of Navarre. Upon moving to California, she completed an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies at El Camino College and later, a Master’s Degree in American Law at Loyola Law School.


  • Los Angeles County Bar Association - Trusts & Estates Section
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • Distinguished Bar Association of Madrid
  • California Lawyers Association
  • Latina Lawyer Bar Association
Representative Matters
  • Obtained a temporary restraining order to avoid foreclosure on the estate’s real property, allowing the personal representative to sell such property in the open market, avoiding the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars in equity for the heirs of the estate.
  • Represented trustees and beneficiaries in trust accounting disputes, including requests to compel trustees to provide a trust accounting, make distributions, and sell trust personal and real property.
  • Settled multiple probate litigation matters, including conservatorship matters, to achieve favorable results for trustees, personal representatives, conservators, heirs, and beneficiaries.
  • Obtained a default judgment on a Quiet Title action based on financial and physical elder abuse, including the award of damages and the recovery of attorney’s fees and costs.
  • Obtained emergency order directing co-trustee to immediately vacate and list for sale one of the Trust’s real properties, for committing waste against such property.
  • Advised trustees and personal representatives in trust and estate administration matters valued from several hundred thousand dollars to millions of dollars.
  • Represented heirs and beneficiaries in cases involving claims of financial and physical elder abuse, undue influence, and lack of testamentary capacity.
  • Represented multiple trustees, heirs, and personal representatives in recapturing assets rightfully belonging to their respective trusts/estates.
  • Successfully argued against a Motion for Summary Judgment filed against the rightful beneficiary of the estate.
  • Advised and represented trustees, heirs, and beneficiaries in mediations and settlement conferences.
  • Obtained Letters of Administration and Letters of Conservatorship for clients in probate matters.


Outside the courtroom, Carolina enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, hiking, and traveling.