Gail S. Braze

Practice Areas

Estate & Tax Planning
General & Civil Law


Bakersfield, CA


(661) 322-3051



(661) 322-4628

Gail S. Braze is a Partner in the Bakersfield office of Borton Petrini, LLP.

Gail has been practicing law for 29 years. Gail did her undergraduate work at Fresno State University and received her law degree from Whittier College School of Law. As a Bakersfield attorney, Gail practices in civil litigation as well as wills and trusts and probate.

In addition to large firm experience, Gail maintained her own law office in Petaluma, California for eight years, where she handled a variety of matters, including personal injury, medical malpractice, family law, trust litigation, business litigation, corporate formation, probate, wills and trusts.

As a Bakersfield attorney at Borton Petrini, Gail handles insurance defense litigation and bad faith defense. She also handles extensive asbestos defense litigation, health care litigation, and elder abuse trying several cases to verdict.

Ms. Braze is very experienced in auto casualty litigation of all sizes from 15/30 statutory cases to multi-million dollar major casualty matters.
While in Sonoma County, Gail was a former commissioner on the Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women and a former director on the Boys and Girls Club of Petaluma Board of Directors. She is an avid gardener, quilter, and raises German shepherd dogs. She also enjoys horseback riding and horse training.

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California State University, Fresno
Whittier College School of Law, 1989


State Bar of California, 1989
U.S. District Court of Central California, 1989
U.S. District Court of Eastern California, 1991
U.S. District Court of Northern California, 1991

Business and Professional Associations

Kern County Bar Association