Matthew Johns


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Matthew J. Johns

Associate Attorney

Matthew Johns is an associate attorney in the Yrulegui & Roberts’ Bakersfield office. Born and raised in Southern California, Matt’s passion for administrative law first kindled clerking for the Office of the Attorney General of the State of California. After completing Baylor Law School’s rigorous practice court program in Waco, Texas, Matt returned to California to practice the law near his family. Matt joined Yrulegui & Roberts in September 2018 and is available for your next workers’ compensation proceeding! 

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
  • Subrogation

Employment History

2019 – Present
Yrulegui & Roberts | Associate Attorney
Bakersfield, CA

2018 – 2019
Yrulegui & Roberts | Law Clerk
Bakersfield, CA


Baylor Law School
Waco, TX – 2017
Juris Doctor

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA – 2014
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Religious Studies


2019 – The State Bar of California
2019 – Federal Eastern District Court of California

Professional Affiliations

  • The State Bar of California

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