Roee Kaufman is a Partner at Keystone Law Group, P.C. Prior to joining Keystone, Roee practiced at a boutique law firm specializing in probate litigation and civil elder abuse litigation, including claims of financial and physical abuse and neglect on behalf of elders, dependent adults, and their family members.
Since joining Keystone, Roee’s practice has primarily focused on trust, estate and conservatorship litigation. To that end, Roee has represented clients in a variety of capacities in connection with probate litigation matters, including beneficiaries, creditors, trustees, personal representatives and court-appointed conservators in a variety of probate disputes, including will contests, trust contests, 850 petitions, financial elder abuse claims, actions for removal and surcharge of fiduciaries, heirship claims, and Marvin actions, and in non-litigated probate and trust administration matters. Roee has experience in all phases of litigation, from case intake through mediation, trial and/or arbitration, and has extensive experience litigating contested law and motion matters.
Roee also has appellate experience and has successfully briefed appeals both affirming and reversing trial court orders. Roee has appeared before courts throughout California, including but not limited to Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, Santa Barbara County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, and Santa Clara County.
Roee has been named as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2019-2023, and was named as a “Top 40 Under 40” Attorney by the Daily Journal in 2022. In 2024, Roee was named to The Best Lawyers in America by Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch list in the categories of Litigation – Trust and Estates; Trusts and Estates. Roee has also been sought after as a media correspondent concerning probate-related issues and has been featured on such topics in News Nation Now and Insider Magazine.
Roee received his undergraduate degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and received his law degree, cum laude, from Pepperdine University School of Law.
Outside of the office, Roee is an avid sports fan, and closely follows the Lakers, Dodgers, and UCLA Bruins. Roee also enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling with his wife and three sons.