Murrieta is a California city located in southwestern Riverside County. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the state of California, as evidenced by an explosive 134% growth in population between 2000 and 2010. Because of this the city’s new official motto is “The Future of Southern California.”

Sheeptown USA

Murrieta was established as a sheep-raising haven by Basque landowner Ezequiel Murrieta, who perpetuated his family’s sheep farming business by importing approximately 100,000 sheep to his property in the early 1870s. For decades thereafter, the area was a small country town of farmers and was largely ignored by the tourists who flocked to other nearby communities. That ceased to be the case in the 1980s with the construction of Interstate 5.

Murrieta Today

These days the city offers a wide variety of entertainment options, including the the California Oaks Golf Course, Bear Creek Golf & Country Club, and the SCGA Golf Course. Murrieta is also home to the Mulligan Family Fun Center, the Santa Rose Plateau, glassy Lake Skinner and the popular tourist destination of Temecula Valley Wine Country. Notable residents include actress Ambyr Childers, pro tennis player and Olympic gold medalist Lindsay Davenport, professional golfers Rickie Fowler, Tom Pernice, Jr. and Inbee Park, MLB Hall-of-Famer Barry Bonds, World Championship gold medalist Tyree Washington, and pro cyclist Floyd Landis.

RP Law Group & Murrieta

RP Law Group provides top-notch work injury and workers’ compensation attorney services to Murrieta residents facing work-related legal issues. Attorney Raj Patel formed his practice in 2003 with the intention of being a trusted and effective advocate for California’s workers. Whether you need help filing a workers’ compensation claim following a work injury, or feel your protected rights as an employee have been violated, Mr. Patel is here to help. Contact our friendly office today at (951) 394-3640 to schedule a FREE consultation with an experienced lawyer who has your best interests in mind.