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After serving my country in the Navy, I attended the University of San Diego School of Law.  I was admitted to the California State Bar shortly afterwards.  Since then, I have taken a special interest in practicing law in the areas of business litigation, business dissolution, and contract disputes.


Languages spoken: Mandarin, Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 35%
  2. Contracts: 30%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Employment: 10%
  5. Venture Capital: 5%



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Contact info

Gaston & Gaston, APLC

1010 2nd Avenue
24th Floor
San Diego, CA, 92101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Joint Service Achievement AwardN/A2000
National Defense AwardN/A1999
Joint Service Achievement AwardN/A1999
Good Conduct AwardN/A1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner- Head CouncelGaston & Gaston, APLC2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Regional Chamber of Commerce Legal CommitteeMember2010 - Present
San Diego County Regional Chamber of Commerce Legislative and Small Business Advocacy CommitteeMember2010 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
San Diego County Bar Association Law School Relations CommitteeCo-chair2008 - 2009
San Diego County Bar Association General Civil Litigation SectionCo-Chair2006 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
BookThe Naked Contract: A Business Owner's Guide to Business Disputes2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Chaminade UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1999