Top Attorneys 2018

Bakersfield Life wanted to find out who the best lawyers are in our area. So, we sent out a poll to local attorneys, asking them who, in their opinion, is the best in each of 19 different specialty areas. Each attorney must be an active could vote just once and could not vote for themselves. Listed below are the Top Attorneys for 2018 as selected by their peers.

Accidents & Injuries

David Cohn, Chain | Cohn | Stiles

Kyle Jones, Law Office of Kyle W. Jones

Daniel Rodriguez, Rodriguez & Associates

John Hall, Law Offices of John C. Hall

Ned Dunphy, Young Wooldridge LLP

Bankruptcy Law

Patrick Kavanagh, The Law Offices of Patrick Kavanagh

Scott Belden, BeldenBlaine

Leonard Welsh, Law Offices of Leonard K. Welsh

Joseph Pearl, Joseph S. Pearl, LL.M.

Neil Schwartz, Law Offices of Neil E. Schwartz

Business Law 

Leo Hinds, Leo Mark Hinds Law Offices

Scott Belden, BeldenBlaine

George F. Martin, Borton Petrini LLP

Mark Bateman, Young Wooldridge

Nicholas C. Mears, LeBeau Thelen LLP

Cars & Motor Vehicles 

Jeremy Brehmer, Brehmer Law Corporation

R.L. Hutchison, H.A. Sala

Richard Middlebrook, Middlebrook & Associates

Mark Bigger, Bigger & Harman

Alekxia Torres Stallings, Law Offices of David A. Torres

Criminal Law

H.A. Sala, H.A. Sala

R.L. Hutchison, H.A. Sala

Alekxia Torres Stallings, Law Offices of David A. Torres

David Torres, Law Offices of David A. Torres

Jeremy Brehmer, Brehmer Law Corporation

District Attorney

Brandon Stallings

Scott Spielman

Lisa Green

Gina Pearl

Michael Joseph Yraceburn

Employment Law 

David Blaine, BeldenBlaine

Gabriel Godinez, Godinez Law

Daniel Klingenberger, LeBeau Thelen LLP

Jerry Pearson, Young Wooldridge LLP

John Szewczyk, Clifford & Brown

Estate Planning / Probate

Joseph Pearl, Joseph S. Pearl, LL.M.

Bill Wright, The Wright Law Office

Larry Wright, The Wright Law Office

Joshua Wilson, Darling & Wilson

Stephen Boyle, Clifford & Brown

Family Law 

Xochitl Garcia, XM Garcia Attorney at Law

Bobby Cloud, Bobby Cloud Law

George Horrigan, Law Office of George R. Horrigan

Nicholas P. Azemika, Azemika & Azemika

Diana Christian, Borton Petrini LLP

Female Attorney

Alekxia Torres Stallings, Law Offices of David A. Torres

Beatriz Trejo, Chain | Cohn | Stiles

Katy Ratyis, BeldenBlaine

Kathleen Rivera, Office of County Counsel

Chelsie Morgan, LeBeau Thelen LLP

General Practice

Barry Goldner, Klein DeNatale Goldner

Craig Braun, Braun Gosling

Andrew Sheffield, LeBeau Thelen LLP

Sylvia Lopez, Law Office of Sylvia Lopez

George F. Martin, Borton Petrini LLP

Immigration Law

Win Eaton, Eaton & Associates

Andrew Fishkin, Law Offices of Andrew J. Fishkin

Andrew Morgan, Borton Petrini LLP

In-House Counsel

Margo Raison

Karen Barnes

Michael Houston

Industry Law

Dan Raytis, McMurtrey Hartsock and Worth

Jean Pledger, Ehrlich Pledger Law LLP

Doug Gosling, Braun Gosling

Nile Kinney, LeBeau Thelen LLP

Michael Stump, Borton Petrini LLP

Male Attorney

R.L. Hutchison, H.A. Sala

David Cohn, Chain | Cohn | Stiles

Scott Spielman, DA Kern County

Nicholas P. Azemika, Azemika & Azemika

Daniel Rodriguez, Rodriguez & Associates

Pro Bono

Bethany Peak, LeBeau Thelen LLP

Gina Cervantes, Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance

Alekxia Torres Stallings, Law Offices of David A. Torres

Public Agency

Melissa Brown

Margo Raison

Mark Nations

Public Defender

Pam Singh

Timothy Hennessy

Julius Cruz

Tim Blenner

Gabriela Figueroa

Workers’ Compensation

James Yoro, Chain | Cohn | Stiles

Beatriz Trejo, Chain | Cohn | Stiles

Fidel Martinez, Law Offices of Fidel A. Martinez

Kaleb Judy, BeldenBlaine

Clayton Campbell, Campbell Whitten

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