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Thomas Mauriello is admitted to practice law in California, as well as in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania (inactive). He is active in numerous bar associations and community organizations.

From 2017 through 2023, Mr. Mauriello served on the Board of Directors of the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (WWW.PIABA.ORG) a nationwide bar association of attorneys representing investors in disputes with the securities industry. He also has served as Treasurer and Secretary of PIABA and has co-chaired numerous Committees over the years.

For over a decade, Mr. Mauriello has served as an arbitrator with the Mandatory Attorney Client Fee Arbitration program sponsored by the Orange County Bar Association. In that capacity he has acted as an arbitrator on dozens of cases involving attorneys’ fee disputes between lawyers and clients. He also served for many years on the OCBA’s Administration of Justice Committee, a blue-ribbon committee tasked with preparing comments on proposed legislation and jury instructions, submitted to the California Legislature on behalf of the OCBA.

Mr. Mauriello is a member of the Hon. William B. Enright Inn of Court in San Diego, which is an American Inn of Court composed of lawyers and judges from all levels and backgrounds. Through regular meetings, members are able to build professional relationships, discuss legal and law practice issues, share experiences and advice, and provide mentoring opportunities.

Mr. Mauriello is a volunteer mentor through the Crawford Academy of Law program, in which volunteer attorneys provide mentoring to Crawford High School students. This academy-style, school-within-a-school themed education program provides a positive understanding of the legal system and its role in society and creates a source of engagement for students who are “at risk,” and it has been successful in bridging the achievement gap and increasing high school graduation and college-going rates.

Mr. Mauriello is a Member of the Business and Corporate Law Section and the Elder Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association.

In the past, Mr. Mauriello has volunteered his time with numerous other community groups, including Big Brothers, Volunteers in Parole, and the San Diego AIDS Project.

Client Reviews
Tom, thank you for your all help. Among the three other attorneys I talked with, I chose you because you really listened, asked thoughtful questions and sought all information to understand my situation. That gave me confidence in you above all others. I am a believer in receiving feedback, so I just wanted to share my thoughts with you. If I come across anyone that is looking for counsel in this industry I will certainly refer them your way. Scott Yi, Securities Registered Representative
Thomas was very thorough, kind and truly cared about me and my case. He went above and beyond the call of duty. Every time I contacted him he me made me feel like a very important client. His skills, intelligence and demeanor lead to a victory in the courtroom! Susan De Diminicantanio
As a business development consultant, there have been times to which I am in need of counsel for the review and strategic advice a range of diversified employment and compensation packages. In this sense, Thomas Mauriello has been my trusted counsel, paying particular attention to the settle nuances the language and structure of contractual agreements, and rely heavily on his expert opinion as a plaintiff's lawyer! Emma Makinen, DOAP Kitchens, LLC
Our Family needed an attorney who was knowledgeable with FINRA and Tom proved to be very familiar with FINRA. We found him, trustworthy, thorough, honest and sympathetic during an emotionally stressful time with our Family. Annette Hellmich
I would recommend Mr. Mauriello highly - - to anyone - - - wish I had more friends in the area who need an attorney! He was extremely knowledgeable, timely, courteous, - AND - he won my case! Would call him again in an instant should the need arise. Nancy Brown