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Aggressive Bakersfield Defense Attorneys

Representation for Criminal Defense, DUI, Family Law and Personal Injury

When you need aggressive legal representation in Bakersfield, you need an attorney who is not only experienced, but also attentive and dedicated. At Campbell Whitten, we don’t treat clients like case numbers. We meet with them personally, working with each client directly throughout every single case. In all, we have successfully handled thousands of cases and are prepared to aggressively defend your rights as well.

If you are facing criminal charges in Bakersfield, schedule a consultation with our defense lawyers today to see your legal options.

  • National Trial Lawyers 2014: Top 100
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • The Kern County Bar Association
  • The State Bar of Wisconsin
  • The State Bar of California

WHY CHOOSE CAMPBELL WHITTEN?

We are TRUSTworthy

If you need a Bakersfield defense attorney, it is probably because you are going through a difficult and challenging time in your life. You need an attorney who you know is on your side, who you can trust to fight for you, and who you are confident will do everything in their power to help you. At Campbell Whitten nothing is more important to us than earning our clients' trust, and giving them confidence that we truly care about them and are there for them. We treat every case as if we were representing our own family member.

TRIAL LAWYERS

While many lawyers do everything they can to avoid going to trial, at Campbell Whitten we relish a chance to try our case to a jury. To prove this, in most cases we will do the trial for free rather than force our clients to choose between taking a deal they don't want, and paying a hefty retainer fee. While many cases are settled without the need for a trial, you are likely to be pushed around and taken advantage of throughout the negotiation stage if the other side knows you're not prepared to go the distance. Whether you are facing criminal charges or DUI charges, we have the experienced necessary to make a difference in your future!

A PLAN OF ATTACK

Many people have come to us with stories of how a previous lawyer gave other cases precedence over their own, and how it was sometimes months, even years, before their lawyer began working on their case. Not only do such delays often result in the loss of key evidence, we have found that a decisive advantage can be gained by getting started on a case right away. For us, getting started doesn't simply mean reviewing the evidence, it means coming up with a clear plan of how we are going to win, then developing a well thought out strategy of how to carry it out. Many cases are won or lost before the parties even meet in court. We will show up to court ready to fight for you, not simply continue the case out because we are busy with something else.

Our Bakersfield attorneys have successfully handled many family law and personal injury cases successfully. We can help! Schedule a case review to get started now!

Let the Results Speak For Themselves

  • DISMISSED 2 COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER
  • DISMISSED AFTER JURY HANGS ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES AND FIREARMS ENHANCEMENT
  • DISMISSED AUTO THEFT CHARGES
  • DISMISSED DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT
  • REDUCED TO NO JAIL AND NO LICENSE SUSPENSION DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS
  • PROBATION TERMINATED DUI - PROBATION TERMINATED
  • NO JAIL TIME FELONY FIREARM ASSAULT CHARGES
  • Misdemeanor trespass, no jail time FELONY FIRST DEGREE BURGLARY
  • DISMISSED GANG AND DRUG SALES CHARGES
  • DISMISSED HIT AND RUN CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE
  • DISMISSED DURING TRIAL METHAMPHETAMINE SALES CHARGES
  • DISMISSED OPERATING A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE WITHOUT PROPER PERMITS
  • EVIDENCE SUPPRESSED POSSESSION OF A LOADED FIREARM
  • DISMISSED RAPE, ASSAULT WITH A FIREARM, TERRORIST THREATS, AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES
  • DISMISSED ROBBERY CHARGES
  • JURY RETURNS NOT GUILTY VERDICTS ON ALL COUNTS SALE OF PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION
  • LIFE SENTENCE AVERTED! THIRD STRIKE CHARGES
  • Dismissed TWO COUNTS ATTEMPTED MURDER

We Care For Our Clients

  • When I first met with the Campbell Whitten defense team I was relieved.

    “I made a mistake, I was overcharged, I didn't belong in jail, and they would fight for me. I cant thank them enough!”

    John David Kiehl

  • Professional. Hard-working. Very friendly

    “Without them I would probably be in jail but they had my case dismissed.”

    R.S.

  • I would definitely recommend them to anyone who needs expert legal representation.

    “The attorneys heard my story and did everything in their power to make sure I didn't go to jail.”

    Carlos Enrique Gutierrez

  • Thank you Mr. Whitten and Ms. Tate for everything you have done to get me another shot in life!!!

    “Due to the reputation and dedication of Mr. Whitten, 24 counts were dismissed and I was offered a non-violent plea deal...”

    HF

  • I would definitely recommend Campbell Whitten to anyone who wants a good lawyer who will fight for them.

    “Jesse had a plan from start to finish and fought hard on my behalf.”

    Kevin V

Campbell Whitten

5401 Business Park South, Suite 201
Bakersfield, CA 93309

Phone: (661) 334-3000

Regular Hours
  • Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Closed

We provide an Around the Clock answering service.

Service Area:

Bakersfield and surrounding areas.

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