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Michael C. Gong

Michael’s family operated a grocery store in Madera from 1951 to 1990.  He learned honesty and customer service from his father.  “Treat your customers good and you will always have customers,” his father would tell him.  Michael has carried that credo into his law practice.  


Our firm has been helping individuals and families for over 20 years.  Michael was born and raised in Madera. At the time, Madera was a small farming community where folks depended on their neighbors, friends and families for help.  Now in today’s complex legal world we need strong advocates for the people.


Even as a student, Michael championed citizen’s rights.  That’s why he chose to come back to his roots to practice law.  Helping the average person and addressing their legal needs by fighting for their rights. 

Mr. Gong has been active in his community sitting on the Board of Directors of the Central California Chinese Cultural Center and a former Officer and Board member of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association and Sam Yup Cemetery Foundation. 

Attorney at Law


UCLA Law School Juris Doctorate

UC Santa Barbara BA (Economics) 


US District Court

California Supreme Court

Fresno County Bar

Asian Pacific Lawyer Association


Board Member of Fah Yuen Benevolent Association in San Francisco

Luis A. Sanchez Maldonado


Humphreys Law School Juris Doctorate


Board Member of Iglesia Vision in Fresno CA.

Luis has worked for the Law Offices of Michael C. Gong for over 15 years handling personal injury and worker’s comp cases.  Although he began as an Office Assistant, his passion for the law and helping the disadvantaged led him to attend law school in hopes of becoming an attorney.  


Luis is from Jalisco Mexico. He is the eldest son of immigrant parents and a first-generation college graduate who received an A.S. in Liberal Studies from Fresno City College and a Law School graduate. 


In his quest to help and serve the community, Luis has been on the board of Iglesia Nueva Vision where he regularly attends church.


Luis is a Fresno resident for most of his life. Luis has been married to Marlene for 15 years and has three children.  He enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer, and hiking.    


Luis is fluent in Spanish.  

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