Joseph C. Yrulegui


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Joseph C. Yrulegui 

Senior Partner

Joseph Yrulegui is a partner and shareholder with Yrulegui & Roberts in the Fresno office. He joined the firm as an associate in 2009 after graduating from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Joseph received his undergraduate degrees in Political Science and History from the University of California, Davis. He is an avid fan of Fresno State basketball, and in his spare time enjoys being with his family and reading. Recently Joseph joined the Executive Committee of the 300 Club, focusing on fundraising for Big Brothers, Big Sisters Central California.

Areas of Practice

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

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

Employment History

2009 – Present
Yrulegui & Roberts | Partner
Fresno, CA


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Sacramento, CA – 2008
Juris Doctor

University of California, Davis
Davis, CA – 2005
Bachelors of Arts, Political Science and History


2009 – The State Bar of California

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Studied Fundamental Rights in Europe and the United States, under Associate Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, in Salzburg, Austria, July 2006
  • Mentor, Mcgeorge Student Mentor Program
  • Admission, McGeorge Honors Legal Writing Program

Professional Affiliations

  • The State Bar of California
  • Professionals in Workers’ Compensation
  • Fresno Industrial Claims Association
  • Central Valley Chapter ASSE
  • Valley Industrial Claims Association
  • Public Agency Risk Management Association
  • Association of Workers’ Compensation Professionals
  • California Coalition on Workers’ Compensation

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