Welcome to Opelon LLP

Continuing the Legacy of Excellence in Estate Planning
Announcement: The Law Office of Nan Dempsey Gelardo

To our valued clients and visitors:

We are delighted to announce that Opelon LLP has recently acquired the esteemed estate planning practice of The Law Office of Nan Dempsey Gelardo. After many years of dedicated service and unparalleled commitment to her clients, Nan has decided to retire.

We are honored to carry forward her legacy of excellence in estate planning.

A Seamless Transition

At Opelon LLP, we understand the importance of continuity and trust in managing your estate planning needs. Our priority is to ensure that this transition is smooth and reassuring for all of Nan’s clients. Rest assured, the same high standards of professionalism, care, and personalized attention that you have come to expect will be maintained.

Our Commitment To You

Our team of experienced estate planning attorneys is fully equipped to provide comprehensive services, including:

  • Wills and Trusts: Crafting customized wills and trusts to ensure your wishes are honored.
  • Probate and Estate Administration: Guiding you through the probate process with expertise and compassion.
  • Advanced Estate Planning: Developing strategies for wealth preservation and transfer.

Meet Our Team

We invite you to meet our team of dedicated professionals who are ready to assist you with all your estate planning needs. Our attorneys bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to every case, ensuring that your estate plan is both comprehensive and tailored to your unique situation.

Owen Rassman-portrait



Attorney  Owen Rassman combines big firm qualifications with small firm accessibility. With degrees in tax (LL.M.), law (J.D.) and business (M.B.A.), Opelon’s co-founding attorney, T. Owen Rassman, is uniquely qualified to bridge the often overlapping areas of Trusts, Estates & Probates. 

Matt Odgers

Matt Odgers


Matt Odgers,  partner at Opelon LLP, a premier probate and estate planning law firm in Carlsbad, California. Matt brings a decade of legal experience to the team and an exceptional knack for business development and marketing.

Jennifer Caulfield

Jennifer Caulfield


Jennifer Caulfield comes to us with a variety of professional experiences including 9 years of office management. She is dedicated to learning about estate planning and helping clients with their unique needs to protect themselves and their families for the future.

Staying Connected

Should you have any questions or require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our team is here to provide you with the support and guidance you need during this transition.

Contact Us

We look forward to serving you and continuing the legacy of excellence that  Nan Dempsey Gelardo established. For more information or to schedule a consultation, please reach out to us at:

Opelon LLP
1901 Camino Vida Roble, Suite 112, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Thank you for your trust and confidence. We are committed to helping you achieve peace of mind through thoughtful and effective estate planning.

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