Accused of a Crime?

We Can Battle Any Charge You or Your Loved One Faces

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When you need the right Bakersfield criminal defense lawyer, you need an attorney who is not only experienced, but who is also attentive and dedicated. At Campbell Whitten, we don’t treat clients like case numbers. We meet with clients personally, directly working with each client throughout every single case. In all, we have successfully handled thousands of criminal defense cases.

Meet Our Attorneys

Campbell Whitten is an elite criminal defense firm. Using a unique team approach for every case, we aim to provide powerhouse defense for anyone who stands accused by their government of violating the law. We even provide a 24-hour answering service to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to defend our clients.


Our team of defense lawyers has handled thousands of cases with singular focus and award-winning advocacy.

When it comes to protecting your rights, no one in Bakersfield works harder than the elite criminal defense team at Campbell Whitten. When you retain one of us, you get a whole team's worth of effort. We focus our time, attention, and arsenal of cutting-edge technology on defending your case.

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