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Gareit Newstrom

Gareit Newstrom, Attorney Trust administration, probate, guardianship, conservatorships

Ms. Newstrom has extensive experience in handling probate matters involving guardianships, conservatorships, and trust and conservatorship accountings. She also handles trust administration matters. Gareit has been successful in many elder law cases involving issues of elder abuse and undue influence. She handles both litigated and uncontested probate and trust related matters. She has focused her practice in the counties of Riverside, Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino.

Not only does Ms. Newstrom represent her client in the courtroom, she is involved in making sure her clients medical health, mental health, and property rights are protected as well as their heirs. Ms. Newstrom focuses on fostering a trusting relationship with clients while her goal is to be the clients voice without compromising, all while counseling her clients through unavoidable situations.


Juris Doctor, Western State University College of Law
Graduated with Honors
Witkin award winner for three subjects
Moot court member
Honor roll
Merit based scholarships

Bachelor of Arts, California State University of Fullerton
Summa cum laude
Commencement Speaker,
William Hobbs Legal Studies Award,
Deans Honor List, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

California State Bar – 2007
Federal District Court – 2007

Member of the Orange County Bar Association
Member of the Riverside County Bar Association
Member of the Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court

Client Quotes

  • Leslie Foote "Up to date knowledge, always responsive, friendly."
  • Beverly Toy "Jill is very knowledgeable and practical Glad we found her."
  • Dirmali Botejue "Easy access to advice and excellent knowledge on the subject."
  • Don Sheridan "Honesty, dedication and knowledge. You are truly amazing."
  • Judy Michael " Your unbelievable knowledge and caring for your clients."
  • Joan McCauley "Personal attention."
  • David Young "Appreciate your follow-up."
  • Dietrich Buss "The expertise on living trusts."
  • Ken Batinovich "Clear, knowledgeable, pleasing presentation."
  • Robert & Kay Johnson "Individual personal services from Jillyn and the staff."
  • Verna H. Dougherty "Very thorough. Great advice and information."
  • Paula Zintl "Good information about our specific issues with disabled children."
  • Doreen Kaller "Straight forward information and professional treatment."
  • Josie Togle "The expertise, knowledgeable, and personable."
  • Annette Batinovich "You! You are the BEST. You posses a practical expertise."
  • Edward & Susan Conway "You know the answers to help us."
  • Don Knapp "Always up to date in these fast paced and volatile times."
  • Carol Netta "Jillyn's knowledge. Always does a terrific job of explaining everything."
  • Winona Walton "Thorough and straight forward approach."
  • Ken Carr "Your sincere honesty makes me feel good! 5 stars!"
  • Joan Karr "The feelings of being comfortable with having your firm prepare our trust."
  • Gerald McClellan "Personal interest."
  • Nancy Christian "Friendly, competent, complete, trustworthy."
  • Andrew F. Washington "The personalized living trust."
  • Cynthia Carson "Personal aspect Listening skills and her responding to my needs."
  • Maureen Turk "Knowledge & accessibility."
  • Ron Spink Value your perspective on how personal goals can be met."
  • Bill LaFave "Professional and knowledgeable."
  • Lynne Spink "Up to date information and easily understood explanation."
  • Lee Hobbs "Trust in ability and competence."

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