About The Firm

Michael Gilbert – Gilbert & Bourke LLP in Palm Desert

aba Michael H. Gilbert 

Bachelor of Arts, UCLA 1974
Juris Doctorate Whittier College School of Law 1977

Michael was born in Beverly Hills, California and graduated from Beverly Hills high school.  He then attended UCLA and Whittier Law School.  Michael moved to Palm Springs in the early 1980's and has been practicing in the Coachella Valley ever since.

Michael Gilbert has been practicing law for more than thirty years. As a partner at Gilbert & Bourke LLP, Michael has focused tirelessly on individuals and families who have experienced serious personal injuries and has helped hundreds of clients receive Social Security Disability benefits.  Over the past 30 years, Michael Gilbert has personally handled hundreds of cases netting his clients millions of dollars in damages. Michael has always maintained an aggressive and confident approach while taking on powerful insurance companies, trucking companies, and government agencies.

Michael has now been practicing law in Palm Springs for the past 30 years.  Michael Gilbert has established his reputation in the Coachella Valley as an honest and hardworking advocate of his clients interests.  Michael currently represents a number of doctors groups in the Coachella Valley which allows him to provide his clients with the most qualified and highly regarded doctors in the area who always agree to provide medical services on a lien basis.  This means that you will be able to receive all the medical treatment you require and the doctors will be reimbursed after you have received your judgment.

Admitted to Practice
The California Bar December, 1978
Federal Court, Central District of California 1978

Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member of Desert Bar Association
Member of National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives
California Applicant’s Attorneys’ Association
Former Judge Pro Tem for the Municipal Court, Desert Judicial District