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About Campbell Whitten

What is Campbell Whitten?

Campbell Whitten is an elite law firm focused on criminal defense. Our goal is to provide excellent representation to those who stand accused by their government of violating the law.

In an era of harsh criminal penalties, sensationalizing media, powerful prosecutorial agencies, and an increasingly intrusive use of technology by the government, the liberty of a free people is more in jeopardy than ever before.

Our firm is dedicated to defending the constitutional rights of the accused, to ensuring our clients receive fair treatment from the courts and law enforcement, and to carry on the American ideal of holding the government accountable in its efforts to deprive people of their liberty.

Who are Campbell Whitten?

Clayton Campbell and Jesse Whitten have been friends since they attended law school together in the late 1990's. They have a broad base of experience between them, and have represented criminal defendants, probationers, and parolees for years in California courts and administrative hearings.

Find out more about our attorneys:

Their passion for trial work and for the defense of liberty has driven them to create Bakersfield's only full-service criminal defense law firm.

What Can I Expect from Campbell Whitten?

The Constitution guarantees your right to a fair trial. With Campbell Whitten in your corner, you will have a dedicated team of skilled trial lawyers working for you. You should expect prompt follow up to your questions, diligent effort in preparation of your defense, and excellence in service. The DA should expect a real fight over your freedom!


  • 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

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