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Monica Goel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Long Beach, CA

Tredway Lumsdaine & Doyle LLP (TLD Law)
3900 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 240
Long Beach, CA 90806
Phone: 562-923-0971
Fax: 866-831-7302
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016
Licensed in California Since: 2000
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (50%), Estate & Trust Litigation (50%)
Attorney Profile

Monica Goel is an attorney and partner at Tredway Lumsdaine & Doyle LLP (TLD Law) in Long Beach, California. Ms. Goel focuses her practice on conservatorships, probate administration, and trust and estate law, serving clients throughout Los Angeles and Orange County. She has over 20 years of legal experience and provides exceptional legal representation to each client. 

A recognized member of her legal community, Ms. Goel regularly speaks at professional events and is the author of articles published in the Daily Journal and Orange County Lawyer Magazine. She is a former adjunct professor at Cerritos College and is certified in trusts, estates and probate law by The State Bar of California Legal Specialization program.

Serving her legal community, Ms. Goel is a leader in the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) southeast discussion group and belongs to the Trusts and Estates Section of the California Lawyers Association. She also belongs to the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, Soroptimist International of the Americas and ProVisors, and sits on the Los Angeles County Bar Association Probate Volunteer Panel. 

In honor of her successful career, Martindale-Hubbell presented Ms. Goel with an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. This is the highest available rating, bestowed upon a select few attorneys demonstrating high legal ability and ethical standards. In 2016, California Society of CPAs nominated her for its “Women to Watch” award.

Mr. Goel received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and earned her law degree from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. She holds a license to practice law before all California state courts.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 50%Estate & Trust Litigation
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Will Contests


4 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

Certificates and Credentials

About Monica Goel

First Admitted: 2000, California

Professional Webpage:

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Legal Specialist in Trust, Estates and Probate, State Bar of California


  • , AVVO “Superb” Rating, Top Estate Planning Attorneys
  • , 2016 Top Women Attorneys in Southern California by Super Lawyers
  • , Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2016
  • , 2016 Woman to Watch Nominee by CalCPA, Emerging Leaders category
  • , Super Lawyer in Trust & Estates, 2019 - 2020
  • , 1998 Trope & Trope Family Law Fellow
  • , Volunteer of the Year Award, City of Downey (2007)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • President, Soroptimist Downey Chapter, 2007-2008
  • Member, Soroptimist International
  • Leader, CalCPA Society, Southeast Discussion Group
  • Member, Probate Volunteer Panel (PVP), LA Superior Court
  • Monica won the Volunteer of the Year Award from the City of Downey Coordinating Council in 2007. Monica is an active member of Soroptimist International of Downey and served as its president for 2008-2009, 1997

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Provisors
  • California, 2000
  • Member, Estate Planning/Probate Section of the State Bar of California
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles Bar Association

Educational Background

  • University of California, Los Angeles B.A., History, 1997
  • University of Southern California Law School Activities and Societies: Post Conviction Justice Project Public Interest Law Foundation, 2000

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Article on new changes the ACA makes to eligibility rules for Medi-Cal in 2014., Author, Medi-Cal Eligibility Changes on Horizon, Dailey Journal, Law, 2013

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Monica was rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell., 2019
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Office Location for Monica Goel

3900 Kilroy Airport Way
Suite 240
Long Beach, CA 90806

Phone: 562-923-0971

Fax: 866-831-7302

Last Updated: 11/30/2021

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