Gary L. Gebler Esq.

Gary L. Gebler Esq.

Senior Trial Attorney since 2009
Calabasas, California
(818) 876-9600
(800) 871-6998 (Toll Free)
(818) 876-7392

Prior to forming Gebler & Weiss, PC with Jerrie S. Weiss, since 2000, Mr. Gebler was a principal trial attorney for the firm of Berglund & Johnson, a firm specializing in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Elder Abuse in Woodland Hills. Previously, he was the senior trial attorney for the Gebler Firm, a business litigation firm he established in Orange County in 1992, after having practiced with the Newport Beach law firm of Woolsey Angelo and Thatcher since 1980.

Mr. Gebler has been acknowledged by his peers to be one of the foremost trial lawyers in the State of California, having successfully tried dozens of cases in both State and Federal Courts throughout California for the past thirty years, in a variety of Nursing Home Neglect, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability and Personal Injury matters as well as Complex Business Litigation.

Gary is a leader in the Elder Abuse field, not only legally advocating for elders in State and Federal Courts throughout California, but also integrally involved with those political organizations responsible for creating legislation which protects our elders.

He has also successfully handled numerous appellate matters throughout the California Courts of Appeals including the Supreme Court for the State of California, involving landmark cases pertaining to issues relating to Elder Abuse, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Unfair Competition and Fiduciary Duty including Hovinga v. Placentia Linda Hospital, (Medical Malpractice); Mitchell vs. Keller Industries, Inc. (Products Liability); and Bakonis vs. Allstate Insurance Company (Unfair Competition).

Mr. Gebler, a native of Orange County, graduated with a Bachelors degree in History from California State University Fullerton in 1976 and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1979.

A committed Christian, Gary has a heart for people, and will tirelessly fight to protect them. When not practicing law Gary is involved in numerous activities at The Church at Rocky Peak, having previously served as Chairman of the Board at Coastland Community Church in Orange County. He is an avid outdoors man who enjoys wing-shooting and the training of bird dogs.

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Abuse
  • Elder Neglect
  • Nursing Home Abuse

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1980


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • J.D. - 1979
  • California State University Fullerton, California
    • Bachelors Degree - 1976
    • Major: History

Representative Cases

  • Hovinga v. Placentia Linda Hospital, (Medical Malpractice)
  • Mitchell vs. Keller Industries, Inc. (Products Liability)
  • Bakonis vs. Allstate Insurance Company (Unfair Competition)

Past Employment Positions

  • Berglund & Johnson, Principal Trial Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • The Church at Rocky Peak
  • Chairman, Board at Coastland Community Church in Orange County