As a federal practitioner, Mr. Goch has been admitted to the United States District Court for the Central District of California since December, 1978, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California since April, 1979, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California since December, 1981, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California since June, 1996. Mr. Goch has been admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals since April, 1979.
Mr. Goch has been awarded an “AV” rating from Martindale Hubbell Law Directory. Martindale Hubbell is generally regarded as the premier legal rating directory in the United States. “AV” is the highest rating bestowed by that organization, reflecting a legal ability rating from very high to preeminent and a general ethical standards rating of very high. Mr. Goch is also included in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.Michael Goch will provide personal attention to each client from the initial interview through completion of representation. This is important due to the fact that significant tactical decisions are made from the first day throughout the entire course of representation by the same attorney who will ultimately try the case. This type of individualized attention cannot be provided by all law firms