Serving

Fresno, Bakersfield, Stockton, Bishop,
Oakland, Sacramento, Salinas, San Jose,
San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara

Fresno Office:

Stephen B. Roberts                                                                           Email: sroberts@rjylaw.com

Senior Partner                                                                                           Full Resume

 

Areas of Practice

Practice is in Workers' Compensation defense, with primary emphasis on the following areas:

  • Self-Insured Employers
  • Public Entities
  • Serious & Willful Allegations
  • Labor Code §132a
  • Medicare Set-Asides
  • Seasonal Employees
  • Impairment Ratings

 

Certified Specialist, Workers' Compensation, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

 

Admitted to practice in all Courts in the State of California.

 

Trial experience includes a full range in all phases of workers' compensation litigation; appellate court hearings and Workers' Compensation Appeals Board trials.

 

Employment History

2014 - Present

Senior Partner

Yrulegui & Roberts

Fresno, CA

 

1996 - 2013

Attorney/Partner

Yrulegui & Roberts

Fresno, CA

 

1994 - 1996

Managing Attorney

Mastagni, Holstedt & Chiurazzi

Fresno, CA

 

1993 - 1994

Associate

Mastagni, Holstedt & Chiurazzi

Sacramento, CA

 

1992 - 1993

Contract Attorney

Hagler & Nelson

Vacaville, CA

 

Education

University of San Francisco School of Law

San Francisco, CA - 1992

Juris Doctor

 

University of California

Davis, CA - 1989

Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Economics

 

Admissions

  • 1992 - The State Bar of California

 

Professional Affiliations

 

  • The State Bar of California
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Fresno Industrial Claims Association
  • Valley Industrial Claims Association
  • Professionals in Workers' Compensation
  • Northern California Workers' Compensation Defense Attorneys' Association
  • Central Valley Safety Society
  • California Self-Insured Association
  • Public Agency Risk Managers Association

 

Published Cases

Marsh vs. WCAB (2005)

 

130 Cal.App.4th 906, 70 CCC 787

 

Mr. Roberts argued on the winning side of one of the early cases arising out of SB 899

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