Read Our COVID-19 Resources and Information
Maria C. Gonzalez

Maria C. Gonzalez

CCLS, Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Modesto Office 209.576.0111 Vcard Email

Areas of Focus:

Ms. Gonzalez first joined Berliner Cohen’s San Jose office in June of 1997 as a receptionist and file clerk in the real estate department. In 2016, she started working in the Modesto office and currently works on civil litigation, probate litigation, and employment matters.

Ms. Gonzalez has worked in the legal field for over 20 years and is a California Certified Legal Secretary (CCLS) through Legal Professionals, Inc.  


  • Born in Englewood, New Jersey and raised in Santa Clara, California
  • Interests include cooking for family and friends, knitting, practicing yoga, and exploring unique restaurants

Professional Admissions

  • California Secretary of State Notary Public
  • California Certified Legal Secretary

Activities / Memberships

  • National Notary Association (1998 – present)
  • Stanislaus County Legal Professionals, Inc. (Board of Directors 2018 – present)
  • Legal Professionals, Inc. (Legal Specialized Section Leader)


  • Santa Clara High School, Santa Clara, CA - 1991
  • University of California Extension, Santa Cruz - Paralegal Certificate  2005
  • Legal Professional, Incorporated California - Certified Legal Secretary  Certificate 2019


  • Fluent in Spanish