Law Office Of Michael C. Gong

Firm Overview

My office does primarily personal injury and bankruptcy for the past ten years. I have done civil litigation on real estate, transactions and contract disputes.

Example cases

Newman v. Chekrite class action lawsuit regarding check collections and fees . Our firm defended Checkrite and ultimately resulted in amended Cal Civ. Code 1719

Main Office
Main
8525 North Cedar Avenue
Suite 107
Fresno  CA  93720
Phone
  • (559) 222-0012
Fax
  • (559) 222-0092

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Yes a 20 minute consultation.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Our fixed price for chapter 7 is $1,100.00. Discounts available depending on the type of case.
Hourly Rates
$200.00

Office Information

Office Hours
8:30 to 5:00 pm
Office Manager
Luis & Sara
Emergency After Hours
No
Languages Spoken
Spanish

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I did bankruptcy to help people get relief from their debts. I enjoy the rewards of getting people out of financial trouble and distress and allowing them a new start freshly. That also is my same philosophy of why I also handle personal injury cases to help people receive proper compensation for their injuries.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Much of the technical aspects of the law are unknown to most people. My representation includes educating the client so they feel more comfortable with the legal procedure. I attempt to prevent bankruptcy filing if possible looking at other options, negotiating, debt consolidation or find creative solutions. If bankruptcy is required, then also I advise my clients to rebuild credit after the bankruptcy.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

There is a fine line between reviewing and representing.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I am willing to coach clients but there are many pitfalls for the petitioner to advise from sidelines unless it is very clear to client that I do not represent them.

Michael C. Gong

I have worked as extern California Court of Appeal, as extern US Attorney tax division, for First Nationwide Bank in class action mortgage case, as mortgage broker. I have also operated a chain of family grocery stores.

I have worked in all branches of government; Congress (Legislative), US Attorney (Executive) and Court of Appeal (Judicial). I also worked in a private section of family business for years before practicing.

I am a good listener and like to solve problems with creative solutions.

Personal interests:

I like fishing, playing poker, and making investments (Real Estate and Stocks).

License
  • Bar Number: 182649
    California , 1996
Education
  • UCLA Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 1985
    Los Angeles, CA
  • UCSB
    B.A. Economics , 1982
    Santa Barbara, CA

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