Attorney Profile of Joe W. Whittington

Joe W. Whittington is a native of Kern County and grew up there. He has been practicing law in Kern County for close to 20 years. Mr. Whittington specializes in all types of serious criminal cases and believes that all criminal cases are serious. His extensive background in criminal defense gives his clients a decided advantage in court, whether the case is a DUI or related felony, a theft crime, a white collar crime, a drug case, or a domestic violence case.

Mr. Whittington is also an expert in traffic law, saving his clients thousands of dollars every year in fines and increased insurance premiums. Speeding and other types of traffic tickets carry hidden penalties that go far beyond the fine. For example some traffic infractions can stay on your driving record for up to 10 years, making you pay more for insurance every one of those years. Traffic convictions for vehicle code violations can put you out of the running for some types of employment without you even being aware of it.

Winning comes naturally to Joe Whittington, his competitive skills honed from an early age by playing on high school and college basketball teams. As a player he never shied away from taking that game winning shot, and he will not be shy about defending you and your rights. Mr. Whittington has an experienced office team and associate attorneys, who know your life and livelihood are at stake in every case. He has the local advantage of growing up in Bakersfield, giving you an advantage an out of town attorney could never have.

What stands out about Mr. Whittington is his energy and enthusiasm about defending his clients, as well as the individual attention he gives each and every one. Each client is important to him. Joe Whittington cares about each case as if it is his only case. His friendly office staff and associate attorneys are knowledgeable, capable; always ready to help you. Contact The Law Offices of Joe W. Whittington and feel the difference.

License

  • State Bar Number: 183554
  • Admitted to California State Bar September 11, 1996

Education

  • Law School: CALIFORNIA PACIFIC SCHOOL OF LAW
  • Under Graduate Degree: BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Member: KERN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
  • Member: AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
  • Member: NATIONAL COLLEGE OF DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
  • Member: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS
  • Member: ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA
  • Member: CALIFORNIA DUI LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
  • Member: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE