J. Scott Dorius

Practice Emphasis

J. Scott Dorius practices in the areas of real estate, land use, estate planning, corporate and business law. Fluent in Spanish.



Scott graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts in 1975.  He then attended law school at the University of San Diego where he graduated in 1979.  He was a member of the Editorial Board and Comments Editor for the San Diego Law Review from 1978 to 1979.


Professional Employment

Triebsch & Frampton, A Professional Corporation, Turlock, CA
1982 - 1984, 1989 - June 2010*, July 2013 to present


Dorius Development Co., Palm Springs, CA
Developed and managed assets of a major real estate investment partnership holding numerous properties in the Palm Springs area.

Watt Industries / Palm Springs, Inc., Palm Springs, CA
1985 - 1986
Vice President of Development
Engaged principally in the development of resort and country club communities. Responsibilities included legal affairs, governmental regulations, DRE processing, concept development and product design with professional consultants.

R. T. Hughes, Company, Inc., Modesto, CA
1980 - 1981
In-house Counsel
Commercial real estate brokerage, construction and development company.


Accreditations & Community Service

  • Member, California State Bar Association
  • Member, Real Estate Section of State Bar of California
  • Member and Past President, Turlock Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, J. Ruben Clark Law Society
J. Scott Dorius

J. Scott Dorius

Email: scott@turlocklaw.net