​Michael G. Balmages,Esq.


Tel: (949) 863-9800



Representative Case Summaries

Discovery Referee

  • Represented founding partner of major Orange County law firm against his former partners and firm for money due upon retirement based on breach of contract and elder abuse.

  • Represented former head of construction of major Orange County builder who was being sued for usurpation of corporate opportunities and malfeasance.

  • Represented Orange County manufacturer of spinal surgery implants against claims of breach of contract and unfair competition.

  • Represented trustee of estate of deceased lawyer in a dispute over the sale of a his law practice that involved the plaintiffs’ claims of fraud and the defendants’ and cross-complainants’ claims of breach of contract.

  • Represented Trustee in family member dispute over disposition of trust assets.

  • Represented executives of nationwide mortgage lender against founder of company for breach of contract and fraud.

  • Represented medical products R&D company in breach of contract claim by a consultant who claimed he was entitled to money and stock.

  • Represented medical products company in numerous breach of contract actions against its suppliers.

  • Represented apparel company in breach of contract lawsuits against its licensees.

  • Represented “baseball hat” manufacturer in several lawsuits with is suppliers.

  • Represented majority shareholders in corporate dissolution action of family held corporation brought by one group of cousins against another group of their cousins.

  • Represented former employee of metallurgical testing firm who went to work for a competitor against claims of theft of trade secrets and unfair competition.