Board Certified Criminal Law Experts Serving Kern County We Fight For Your Freedom When Your Future Is on the Line, We Provide the Aggressive Representation You Need on Your Side.

Bakersfield Criminal
Defense Attorneys

If you are facing criminal charges in Bakersfield you need a criminal defense lawyer. A charge or conviction can take everything from you. Your freedom, your career, your family, and your future. To protect your life, hire Humphrey & Thompson, experts in criminal defense. This is not a large firm that sends some unnamed and unprepared attorney to handle your case. Our lawyers in Bakersfield, CA have a long track record of experience and success.

Humphrey & Thompson have an impressive court record of successfully defending people who have been caught in the criminal justice system. Contact us today if you are in need of a relentless attorney. (661) 327-1360

Why Humphrey & Thompson Is the Right Choice

  • Certified as a Criminal Law Specialists by the State Bar of California
  • Focused On Client-Service Without Compromising Quality of Results
  • Impressive Track Record in Local, State, & Federal Courts
  • Contact Humphrey & Thompson Any Time - You Will Receive a Response By the Next Business Day or Sooner
  • Ready to Pursue the Best Possible Results, Including Through Trial by Jury
  • Responsive & Prompt Communication With Clients

Don't Settle for a Bench-Warmer. Put Our Experts in Your Corner.

When facing serious criminal charges, you will need to seek counsel from a lawyer who knows the ins and outs of the law and has continuously demonstrated the ability to create a strong defense. Make sure you have direct access to a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist who is recognized throughout California as a criminal defense expert! There are many attorneys in Bakersfield, make sure you are hiring one that knows how criminal cases in Kern County works.

Humphrey & Thompson have defended serious felonies at trial for over 30 years. They have won many impressive victories in difficult cases that other lawyers would not even consider taking on. They are very respected by their peers, and Attorney Kyle J. Humphrey has been featured as a speaker at numerous legal education events and courses in Kern county.

Kyle J. Humphrey has had the advantage of working in the prosecutor's office prior to becoming a criminal defense lawyer. Attorney Jared M. Thompson has completed hundreds of hours of training in trial advocacy, case study and preparation, and in utilizing forensic science in the courtroom. Their aggressive approach to representation combined with their extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system has built the firms reputation for winning some of the toughest cases in Bakersfield. You need an attorney who has earned their reputation over years of doing it right to challenge Bakersfield's tough on crime attitude. We are the Bakersfield lawyers near you with the reputation of passionately defending our clients.



There for You When Your Future Is on the Line
  • He worked on my case for a long time; as long as it required to get the best possible result.

    “In the end, I was spared the penalty of sex registration and being targeted on Megan's Law website. Mr. Humphrey was in no hurry to work a deal.”

    - Former Client
  • Mr. Humphrey was aggressive and challenged the government's evidence.

    “Mr. Humphrey was aggressive and challenged the government's evidence. Law enforcement presented inaccurate information which was exposed.”

    - Former Client
  • I needed the best and got the best.

    “No B.S. This is the one and only attorney I will ever use or recommend.”

    - Former Client
  • I know that my life is back on track.

    “I know that my life is back on track because Kyle and Jared went to bat for me and insisted on the truth.”

    - Former Client
  • I cannot emphasize enough how pleased I was with Mr. Humphrey's defense.

    “Mr. Humphrey took care of everything for me. I did not even have to appear in court. He steadfastly kept up the fight on my behalf.”

    - Former Client


Tough & Tested Criminal
Defense Attorney
  • Case Dismissed on the Day of Trial Criminal Threats
  • Client Sentenced to No Jail Time Child Pornogrophy
  • Charges Blocked Rape
  • Certificate of Rehabilitation Granted Sex Offender Registry
  • Reduced Charges Felony Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
  • Charges Reduced Felony Sex Crime
  • All Charges Dismissed Domestic Violence
  • Case Dismissed Felony Child Abuse and Assault
  • Wet Reckless & Summary Probation Drunk Driving, False Report & Traffic Collision
  • Dismissed Illegal Pot Shop - Felony Charges

I Don't Back Down from
a Fight

My job is to defend you at every turn. I know how to find the flaws in the prosecutor's case against you. I have the experience, resources, and talent needed to fight back for individuals who are under investigation, have been arrested, or have been charged with even the most complex cases.

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Defense Today

Humphrey & Thompson Is the Only Firm to Call to Fight Your Criminal Case
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