Michael Gaston, B.A., J.D.,


Michael Gaston been doing Workers’ Compensation work since 2003. He started as a legal assistant/paralegal at Michael Sullivan and Associates after teaching Algebra and History in Orange County for seven years and a stint in the United States Navy for nine years. After law school, he worked his way up to partner at Michael Sullivan before parting ways in 2016. He has also worked at Dietz Gilmore and Samuelson and Gonzalez. Michael Gaston has experience with school districts, temporary service companies, restaurants, fast food companies, and a host of many other employers. Most recently, he acted in the capacity as the Litigation Manager at Alaska National Insurance, before returning to defense work with Benjumea & Associates.

Practice Areas



Serious and willful misconduct

132a Claims

Michael Gaston, B.A., J.D.,

4510 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 500
Long Beach, CA 90804
Phone: (562) 594-9169
Email: mike@sbdefenselaw.com