California Estate Planning Attorney

Attorney Gastons’
 focuses on estate planning. He is a noted speaker on the areas of Living Trusts, Estate Planning and Asset Protection. While working as a financial consultant with Smith Barney, (A member of Citigroup), he provided financial planning seminars to non-profit organizations. He continues this practice as an estate planning attorney by conducting seminars for the benefit of non-profit organizations, particularly churches. Michael is a Licensed Investment Advisor in California.


Michael is an active member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up to date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.


Attorney Gaston received his Juris Doctorate degree from Southwestern University Law School in Los Angeles. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in finance from California State University in Long Beach. Attorney Gaston also recently received his designation as a Certified Specialist in Charitable Gifting.


Michael Gaston lives in the Los Angeles area. He continues to be involved in a variety of non-profit activities, particularly in community churches.

About Law Office of Michael Gaston

Law Office of Michael Gaston is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Long Beach, CA, our mission is to provide residents of Los Angeles County and Orange County with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust adminsitration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family’s future. Visit our online Events page to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, Los Angeles Court and Charge Court as well as surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

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DIRECT CONTACT: 562-356-8531 | michael@southerncaliforniaestateplanning.com

562-356-8531 | michael@southerncaliforniaestateplanning.com