Rod McClelland


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W. Rod McClelland, Jr.  


Rod McClelland is a partner with Yrulegui & Roberts in the Fresno office. Rod graduated from San Joaquin College of Law in 1994. He practiced employment law and personal injury litigation for over 15 years as a plaintiff’s attorney, prior to beginning his practice in workers’ compensation defense and subrogation. Rod joined Yrulegui & Roberts in 2012 and became a partner in 2015. Outside of work, Rod enjoys spending time with his two daughters and family.

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
  • Subrogation

Mr. McClelland prides himself on aggressive and passionate representation of his clients. His civil litigation background gives him a global approach to defending industrial injury cases.

Employment History

2015 – Present
Yrulegui & Roberts | Partner
Fresno, CA

2012 – 2015
Yrulegui & Roberts | Associate
Fresno, CA


San Joaquin College of Law
Fresno, CA – 1995
Juris Doctor

California State University, Fresno
Fresno, CA – 1990
Bachelors of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics


1995 – The State Bar of California

Professional Affiliations

  • The State Bar of California
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Professionals in Workers’ Compensation
  • Fresno Industrial Claims Association
  • Central Valley Chapter ASSE

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