Carol A. Ronquillo

Carol Ronquillo has over 30 years of experience representing individuals in the civil and probate courts in San Diego. Her early career was in the area of civil litigation, primarily personal injury and medical malpractice. Since 2006, she has focused her practice on probate and trust litigation, conservatorships, guardianships, trust administration, and estate planning. Her litigation experience has been invaluable in assisting clients to draft estate plans in a way to meet their needs and avoid litigation. She serves as a court appointed attorney for the San Diego Probate Court, representing disabled adults and elderly individuals and incorporates special needs considerations in both her estate planning and trust administration matters. Outside of work Carol enjoys bridge, mahjong, reading, music, and traveling.

1975, California State Bar
1975, California Supreme Court
1975, California Supreme Court
1975, U.S. States District Court, Southern District of California
1977, U.S. States Court of Appeal, Fourth District
1978, U.S. States Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit

Law School
Western State University School of Law, San Diego, California Juris Doctor, Salutatorian, Magna Cum Laude, 1975

University of the Pacific, Stockton, California B.S. in Medical Technology, Cum Laude, 1969
Pepperdine University, Malibu, California Certificate in Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, 1985

San Diego County and American
Bar Associations State Bar of California
Lawyers Club of San Diego
California Women Lawyers
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego

Legal Awards and Activities
San Diego Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem
San Diego Superior Court, Arbitrator
American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator
Seminar presenter for CEB, Rutter Group, California Trial Lawyers Association, and National Education Association
Instructor, College of Advocacy, Inn of Court
Adjunct Professor, Western State University School of Law, 1977-1980
Member of San Diego County Bar Association, Probate & Trust section
Court Appointed Attorney for San Diego Superior Court


Email: Phone: (858) 689-0613 - Ext. 305