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Southern California Construction Defect Lawyers

California Mold Damage and Construction Defect Attorneys

Contact a Firm with Experience, Integrity, Tenacity and an Unparalleled Record of Results

The slowdown in the housing market has not resulted in a slowdown in construction defect disputes. Outraged and anxious homeowners who encounter serious construction defects and builders and contractors who must contend with litigation need legal, experienced, and knowledgeable help.

The construction defect attorneys of the law firm of Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, LLP have handled hundreds of product liability and construction disputes for a broad range of parties, including homeowners, homeowners associations, commercial property owners, designers, architects, developers, and contractors and subcontractors like plumbers, landscapers, roofers and electricians. Do you face a construction defect legal matter involving:

  • Water intrusion?
  • Landslides?
  • Water runoff to or from another's property?
  • Mold?
  • Frame issues?
  • An injury from a construction defect?

We are true trial lawyers. By true trial lawyers we mean that we litigate cases in court whenever it serves our clients' interests, and that we have the litigation experience needed to provide effective representation in court. Our experience includes hundreds of cases litigated and approximately 400 cases handled fully to verdict. In addition:

  • Four of our attorneys are members of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), which is the premier, invitation-only organization for trial lawyers.
  • Our firm has achieved the highest-possible rating from the rating agency Martindale-Hubbell, and our attorney team includes lawyers designated as Southern California Rising Stars.

For more information about our firm and how we can help resolve a construction defect dispute, please contact us.

Contact Us

Our firm is available for evening and weekend appointments, operates four offices to better serve clients, charges reasonable and competitive rates, and accepts credit cards. To contact us to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced Orange County civil litigation attorney, call 949-769-2481.

Our Firm Locations

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy LLP


Office Managing Partner:
K. Robert Gonter, Jr.
E-mail the Firm | Irvine Law Office

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, L.L.P
38 Discovery, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: 949-753-0255
Fax: 949-753-0265

San Diego Office

Office Managing Partner:
Douglas D. Guy
E-mail the Firm | San Diego Law Office

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, L.L.P
15373 Innovation Drive, Suite 170
San Diego, CA 92128

Phone: 858-676-8600
Fax: 858-676-8601

Los Angeles office

Office Managing Partner:
Matthew M. Proudfoot
E-mail the Firm | Map and Directions

355 S. Grand Ave, Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 949-753-0255
Fax: 949-753-0265

Ontario Office

Office Managing Partner:
Sean O'Doherty
E-mail the Firm | Ontario Law Office

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, L.L.P
3350 Shelby St., Suite 200
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone: 949-753-0255
Fax: 949-753-0265