With over 30 years of experience, Paul Kistler understands insurance law just as well as the people who write insurance policies. In 1992, he received his Juris Doctor from the Pepperdine University School of Law, and in the same year, he was admitted into the State Bar of California as well as the United States District Court for California. Among his numerous professional affiliations, Paul is a Volunteer Settlement Officer for the Antelope Valley Courthouse and an Advisory Board Member for the University of Antelope Valley.
As an Antelope Valley native, Jo Caro has extensive knowledge of the area, and he can easily relate to its residents. Jo received his Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Los Angeles and his Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. With the goal of helping as many people as possible, Jo is committed to using his legal expertise for their benefit.
Kevin Kistler is a rising trial attorney at Kistler Law Firm. During his final year in law school, Kevin represented low-income families with various legal issues including writing and examining small business contracts, negotiating payment alternatives to the IRS, and providing general legal advice. Since then, Kevin prides himself on being the one to meet his potential clients during their initial consultation and being available for them throughout their case (and even beyond that!).
Carol Starr is the office administrator at Kistler Law Firm. Carol has been serving the Antelope Valley for over 15 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge. She also attended the Master of Business program at Pepperdine University. Carol currently lives in Lancaster with her husband, Brian, and their Dogo Argentino named Lexi. After all these years, Carol still enjoys helping our personal injury clients through every aspect of their accident claims and working with the wonderful team at Kistler Law Firm.
John Kistler is the paralegal at Kistler Law Firm. John combines a strong foundation in Mathematical Finance from Brown University with substantial legal experience. Recognized with the Presidential Service Award, John demonstrates exemplary commitment to the community through his volunteer service, which includes park clean-ups, elderly care, and fundraising. In addition to his paralegal duties, John showcases his technical prowess by leading the development of automation processes within Kistler Law Firm. His hobbies, such as speed Rubik's cube solving and options trading, are reflective of his analytical mindset and strategic abilities. As he continues to provide significant contributions to our team, John also actively pursues his goal of becoming a trial attorney.
Fergie Barrientos is the litigation secretary at Kistler Law Firm. Fergie received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from California State University, Long Beach. She is also currently working towards receiving her Paralegal Certificate from Pasadena City College. Outside of the office, Fergie enjoys hiking, going to concerts, and spending time with family and friends.
Rocio Brandt is the legal secretary at Kistler Law Firm. Rocio is a dedicated professional with over 15 years of experience in the personal injury field, serving the Antelope Valley community since 2007. At Kistler Law Firm, Rocio specializes in medical records and documentation, ensuring that all necessary information is collected and organized for each case. She is also responsible for settlement breakdowns and closing out cases. By negotiating with medical providers to minimize liens, Rocio ensures our clients receive the maximum settlement they deserve. In her free time, Rocio enjoys playing board games, exploring diverse culinary experiences, and traveling.
Augustin Flores is the case manager at Kistler Law Firm. Although Augustin grew up in Culver City, he has since lived in the Antelope Valley for many years. Augustin attended Culver City High School and East Los Angeles College. As a resident of the Antelope Valley, Augustin knows firsthand the dangers of driving throughout southern California. As a case manager with about a decade of experience, Augustin does his very best to reach the highest value for your case as efficiently as possible. Outside of law, Augustin is an avid sports fan, horse racing fan, and outdoorsman.
Elise Montoya is the assistant case manager at Kistler Law Firm. Elise has four years of pre-litigation experience in personal injury. Her current focus is focusing on the property damage aspect of claims as well as negotiating demands to ensure the best possible compensation and justice for our clients.
Jalynn Richardson is a legal assistant for Kistler Law Firm. Jalynn has been a resident of the Antelope Valley since she was 15 years old. She attended Quartz Hill High School and Antelope Valley College. She also received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California Riverside and a paralegal certificate from the University of California Los Angeles. Working at Kistler Law Firm has helped Jalynn establish a passion for personal injury law. She particularly loves seeing the joy our clients have with the results we fight for. In her free time, Jalynn enjoys spending time with her twins. She loves to cook and watch basketball. It is always a plus that Kistler Law Firm sponsors our local teams!
Jessica Torres is the receptionist at Kistler Law Firm. Jessica was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley but moved to the Antelope Valley in 2019. Jessica has a passion for helping people in need and making them feel more than just a number. Kistler Law Firm allows her to show her ability to help in every way she can. Jessica’s upbringing in the San Fernando Valley has opened her eyes to all walks of life and has helped her understand life from a different perspective. Jessica’s home life consists of two spoiled dogs and a cat whom they love very much. Her hobbies consist of traveling and learning about new cultures.
Miranda Brandt is the marketing manager at Kistler Law Firm. Miranda is currently pursuing her studies in Electrical Engineering at Harvey Mudd College. As a Presidential Scholar and WISTEM mentor, Miranda advocates for diversity and sustainability in technology. Beyond academia, Miranda finds inspiration in literature, travel, and hands-on engineering projects. Miranda's dedication to sustainable electrical engineering extends to her current role, where she utilizes her marketing expertise to support the growth of Kistler Law Firm.