Hinojosa, Kelly L.

Hinojosa, Kelly L.

Kelly L. Hinojosa

Contact Me:
310-473-7000 ext.122



Kelly L. Hinojosa’s practice focuses on all aspects of fiduciary, estate, trust, and conservatorship litigation, including trust and will contests, financial elder abuse, quiet title petitions, disputes between trustees or executors and beneficiaries, fiduciary accountings and surcharge issues, as well as the mediation of disputes and some probate and trust administration. Kelly also has experience in handling writs and appeals. As a result of her professional accomplishments, Kelly has been consistently selected as a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” in Estate and Trust Litigation.

Kelly received her B.A. in Communication Studies in 2005 from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and her J.D. in 2008 from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. At Loyola, she graduated in the top half of her class, received two “First Honors Awards” for earning the highest grade in each class and was an academic student mentor.

Practice Areas

  • Probate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Conservatorship Litigation
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions



  • Update Author, Chapter 3: Transfer of Personal and Real Property in Small Estates: CEB, California Decedent Estate Practice, 2022
  • Update Author, Chapters 15 and 16, California Probate Workflow Manual, 2022
  • Update Author, Chapters 6 and 7, California Probate Workflow Manual, 2021
  • Update Author, Chapter 7: CEB, California Probate Workflow Manual, 2020
  • Co-Update Author, Chapter 6: Revocable Trusts: CEB, California Estate Planning, 2019-2022
  • Update Author, Chapter 20: Compromise and Settlement of Claims: CEB, California Decedent Estate Practice, 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • Update Author, Chapters 5-7: CEB, California Probate Workflow Manual Revised, 2019
  • Update Author, Chapter 30: Compensation and Fees: CEB, California Decedent Estate Practice, 2018
  • Update Author, Chapter 28: Proceedings to Determine Entitlement to Estate Distribution: CEB, California Decedent Estate Practice, 2017
  • Update Author, Handling a Probate (CEB Action Guide), 2015, 2017 and 2021
  • Update Author, Chapter 32: Transfer of Assets and Discharge of Representative: CEB, California Decedent Estate Practice, 2014, 2015 & 2016


  • Up-and-Coming 50: Women Southern California Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2021 and 2022
  • Up-and-Coming 100: Southern California Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2021 and 2022
  • Southern California “Rising Star” in Estate and Trust Litigation, Super Lawyers, 2018-2022

Professional Associations and Memberships



“*” indicates required fields

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Call 310-473-7000 or contact us online.

© Copyright 2024 Hinojosa & Forer LLP. All rights reserved.

Digital Marketing By rize-logo