Serving the entire San Joaquin Valley and California


Edward C. Valdez

Edward C. Valdez

For over 40 years, Edward C. Valdez has been recognized for his dedication and leadership in serving the Central Valley community with exceptional legal representation. He is an experienced award winning bi-lingual attorney specializing in a wide range of areas including personal injury, workers' compensation, trucking and motor vehicle accidents, as well as, business and real estate law.

In addition to his legal practice, Edward C. Valdez is licensed real estate broker which is an advantage to his clients when negotiating real estate and business matters.

Over the years Edward C. Valdez has also been a very active mentor and volunteer in the Central Valley Hispanic community and at Saint Anthony of Padua Church.



  • Humphreys College, J.D., 1973
  • California State University, Fresno, B.A., 1970

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Civic and Professional Activities

  • Member, Fresno County Bar Association
  • Judicial Appointments Committee, Fresno County Bar
  • Liaison, Municipal Court & Fresno County Bar
  • Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore, 1974-1977
  • Member, California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Panelist, California Trial Lawyers Association
  • President, Local Chapter, Central California Trial Lawyers Association, 1979
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member, California Applicants Attorneys Association
  • Member, Central Valley Applicants Attorney Association
  • Co-Founder and Secretary, California La Raza Lawyers Association
  • Past President and Vice President, Fresno La Raza Lawyers Association
  • Law Instructor, Humphreys School of Law 2 years
  • Lecturer & Speaker, various groups on workers' compensation, personal injury & business topics.
  • Past President, Torreon Optimist Club of Fresno
  • Past Vice President, Christians in Commerce
  • U.S. Army, 101st Airborne Division
  • Member, Fresno Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Honored Professional, National Register's Who's Who in Executive & Professional, 2002
  • Elected, Central California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Latin American Businessman of the Year 1997

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Vivian Valdez Saldana

Vivian M. Valdez Saldana
Vivian Valdez Saldana was born and raised in Fresno, California. After receiving her B.S. Degree in International Business from Fresno State University she moved to Madrid, Spain where she worked temporarily as an Interpreter for the Foreign Commercial Service at the American Embassy assisting American companies to establish franchise business opportunities in Spain.

After receiving her Juris Doctor she began working in the San Francisco Bay Area with various firms dedicated to workers' compensation defense.

Subsequent to moving back to Fresno, she began working with her father her source of inspiration for the law.

Vivian Valdez Saldana is an experienced attorney who is fluent in Spanish. She specializes in workers' compensation, personal injury, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and trucking accidents involving tractor-trailers



  • Central California College School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • California State University, Fresno, B.S., Business Administration with option in International Business
    • Language Study Abroad, Spanish-American Business Management Institute, Seville, Spain



Civic and Professional Activities

  • Selected as Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2012 (Representing the top 2.5% of Lawyers in Nothern California.)
  • Executive Committee Memeber, The State Bar of California, Workers' Compensation Section, 2008 - 2012
  • Treasure, The State Bar of California, Workers' Compensation Section, 2010-2012
  • Vice President, Local Chapter, California Applicants Attorneys Asscoiation, 2007-2009
  • Members, California Applicants Attorneys Asscoiation
  • Member, Fresno Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Central California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Fresno Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Certified Instructor, St. John Neumann, 2010-
  • Committee Member, YMCA Togetherhood Service Committee 2014-

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Attorneys at Law

2140 Merced St., Suite 106
Fresno, California 93721

Telephone: 559-486-4070

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