Fred Borton, James Petrini and Harry M. Conron, the three original partners of the Law Offices of Borton Petrini, LLP formed a strong alliance of legal talent that would become one of Californiaâ€™s leading law firms with 10 strategically placed offices throughout California, from Sacramento to San Diego. Borton Petrini, LLP holds an effective understanding of California, its people and its law. Throughout the 20th Century, the Firmâ€™s partners became noted judges and justices within the California court system. Many of the Firmâ€™s attorneys have helped to shape California law through precedent-setting cases. Borton Petrini, LLP has participated in the evolution of business practices, land use, estate and tax planning, water law, employment law, public entity, professional liability, environmental and health care law, to name a few.
The firmâ€™s attorneys combine a blend of specialized knowledge and diverse experience.
Borton Petrini, LLP is one of California's leading law firms, with offices in Bakersfield, Fresno, Los Angeles, Modesto, Orange County, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose. By having a presence in every major metropolitan city in California, Borton Petrini, LLP is poised to serve the legal needs of its clients, and utilizes its statewide network to effectuate the same.
Directing statewide operations from centrally located Bakersfield, California, the firm assists both local and national clients in nearly all areas of practice, from business and corporate law to insurance defense, and all areas in between, including land use issues, tax planning, water law, employment law, public entity, professional liability, environmental and health care law, just to name a few.
Principal Contact: Michael S. Abril
Education: University of California, Davis, A.B., 1982
University of Southern California, M.B.A., 1986
University of Southern California School of Law, J.D., 1986
Specialization: Agricultural Law
Business Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
Business, Corporate and Partnership Transactions
Environmental and Zoning Law
Real Estate and Construction Law