Aaron is a civil litigator and legal problem solver. He regularly represents individuals, businesses, and families in a variety of complex disputes. Aaron has substantial experience with real estate, business, and trust litigation matters. He also represents and counsels employers with their human resources practices and employee relations. Aaron has tried cases to verdict in both bench and jury trials and has negotiated settlements in dozens of cases.
Aaron believes that a thorough understanding of client goals and expectations is paramount to the successful practice of law - he rejects a one-size-fits-all mentality. Aaron practices with a posture that is both aggressive and pragmatic. He always seeks to protect his client's rights, property, and interests, while at the same time adhering to the highest degree of professional and ethical standards.
Prior to joining the Brereton Law Office in 2012, Aaron managed a small service business in the Bay Area with thirty employees. In that capacity, he obtained valuable insights into the day to day operations of a small business and the challenges that employers face in the form of complex and ever changing government regulations. Using his background in business and law, he has represented businesses in front of administrative agencies at the state and federal level.
Aaron received his Juris Doctor from the University of Washington, William H. Gates School of Law, where he graduated in the top third in his class. Prior to attending law school, Aaron was an honors graduate in Philosophy and Political Science at the University of California, Davis.
Aaron has been a member of the California State Bar since 2006 and is a member of the Santa Cruz County Bar Association where he serves on the Board of Directors. He is admitted to the United States Court for the Northern District of California and all California state courts.
Aaron serves on several non profit boards including working with a family summer camp and his local church. A central coast native, Aaron is happy to live and practice law in Santa Cruz County. In his spare time, Aaron enjoys studying the piano and pursuing physical fitness. He speaks conversational Italian.