Aubrey A. Mauritson

Associate Attorney
Visalia, California

Aubrey (Cairns) Mauritson was born and raised in Lemon Cove where she and her family farm citrus. Mrs. Mauritson's family has farmed in the Lemon Cove and Lindsay areas since the late 1800's.

Mrs. Mauritson received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in the Legal Environment of Business, summa cum Laude, from Fresno State. She graduated from McGeorge School of Law, with distinction. At McGeorge, Mrs. Mauritson studied water law, land use, environmental law, as well as international water law. She was awarded a Witkin Award for highest grade in water law. She also studied constitutional law with Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Mrs. Mauritson previously practiced civil litigation, land use and water law at Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz in Sonoma County, where her husband's family farms wine grapes and operates a family winery. In Sonoma County, her practice included representing several water agencies and routinely advised clients on
employment-related matters including employment discrimination issues and wage hour cases. She also worked on several CEQA litigation cases.

Mrs. Mauritson previously worked for the Fresno County Farm Bureau, where her position required monitoring state and federal legislation as well as advocating for Farm Bureau members at the local government level. She has been and remains a contributor to Farm Bureau publications updating members on recent laws and issues.

Mrs. Mauritson returned to the Central Valley in 2015 to continue running her family farming operation. Her practice is currently focused on water law issues and representing water-related public and private
entities. She is very active in the local implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 (SGMA) as well as providing educational presentations on SGMA.

Mrs. Mauritson is a member of the Tulare County Bar Association, California State Bar Environmental and Labor & Employment Law Sections, Tulare and Sonoma County Farm Bureaus, and is a potential member of the Daughters of the American Revolution . She also currently sits on the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee for Tulare County.

Areas of Practice

  • Water Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation & Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2012


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 2010
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: Traynor Honor Society
    • Honors: Dean's List 2008-2010
    • Honors: Witkin Award for Water Law
  • California State University, Fresno, California
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 2006
    • Major: Business Administration, with a concentration in the Legal Environment of Business

Honors and Awards

  • Traynor Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tulare County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Farm Bureau, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Fresno County Farm Bureau, Fresno, California, Issues Coordinator
  • Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP, Santa Rosa, California, Attorney
  • Dooley & Herr, LLP, Visalia, California, Intern