Vito Michael E Mazzai II


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“Vito” Michael E. Mazzei II  


Vito Michael Enrico Mazzei, II is proud to be one of the original associates at Yrulegui & Roberts of Bakersfield. Born and raised in Bakersfield, California to an agriculture-based family from Italy, Vito graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara and received his Juris Doctor from San Diego’s Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Vito grew up working for various ag-based family businesses in both Fresno and Bakersfield, California and then began his professional career as a Production Supervisor at The Wonderful Pistachio and Almond Company. After gleaning many years of personal experience overseeing and working with various ag-based businesses and farm labor contracting facilities, Vito decided to become an attorney and use his knowledge to defend employers and insurance companies both inside and out of the San Joaquin Valley. Mr. Mazzei started with Yrulegui & Roberts in 2017, and he takes great pride in both the firm and the clients he works with day in and day out.

Areas of Practice

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

Before graduating law school and passing the California State Bar Exam, Vito Mazzei formerly worked as an Almond Production Supervisor and as a Refrigeration Engineer, for two companies in Bakersfield, California. The experiences and knowledge he gained in his professional capacity at these jobs grants Vito a behind the scenes look into the mind sets and behaviors of the employee and affords him a comprehensive understanding of the challenges employers face in these regards

Employment History

2024 – Present
Yrulegui & Roberts | Partner
Bakersfield, CA

2017 – 2023
Yrulegui & Roberts | Associate Attorney
Bakersfield, CA


Thomas Jefferson School of Law
San Diego, CA – 2016
Juris Doctor

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA – 2011
Bachelors of Business Economics


2017 – The State Bar of California

Professional Affiliations

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

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