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Superior Courts in Bakersfield — Kern County, California
that a Personal Injury Attorneys would file a personal injury lawsuit


If your claim is worth over $25,000, or alternatively, if your claim is worth between
$7,500 and $25,000 then you will file here:


Kern County Superior Court - Metropolitan Division
1415 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 868-4934

If your claim if worth between $7,500 and $25,000 then you will file here:

If you are seeking an appeal from a civil case, it will be filed in this appellate court:

Kern County Superior Court - Mojave
1773 Highway 58
Mojave, CA 93501
(661) 824-7100

Kern County Superior Court - Ridgecrest
132 East Coso Street
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 384-5900

Kern County Superior Court - Arvin/Lamont
12022 Main Street
Lamont, CA 93241
(661) 868-5800

Kern County Superior Court - Delano/McFarland
1122 Jefferson Street
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 720-5800

Kern County Superior Court - Shafter/Wasco
325 Central Valley Highway
Shafter, CA 93263
(661) 746-7500

Kern County Superior Court - Taft/Maricopa
311 Lincoln Street
Taft, CA 93268
(661) 763-8566











The California Courts of Appeal for the 5th District : Fresno

(Fifth Court of Appeals)

County Coverage:
Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare and Tuolumne Counties.

The State Intermediate Appellate Court for Kern County is located at:

2424 Ventura Street
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 445-5491

Finally, if you wish to appeal a civil decision from the appellate courts you will file it in:


The Supreme Court of California

350 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 865-7000

Associate Justice Joyce L. Kennard

Associate Justice Marvin R. Baxter

Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye

Associate Justice Kathryn M. Werdegar

Associate Justice Ming W. Chin

Associate Justice Carol A. Corrigan

Associate Justice Goodwin Liu


Supreme Court of California Case Search

If there is diversity or a “federal question,” then a personal injury lawsuit can be filed in:

United States District Court

The Eastern District of California -  Fresno Division


 Divisional Office - Fresno
2500 Tulare Street
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 499-5600

Main Office - Sacramento
United States Courthouse, 501 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 930-4000

Law Library open to the public:
Kern County Law Library 1415
Truxtun Avenue, Room 301
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 868-5320


Chief Judge  (AWI) Anthony W. Ishii

District Judge (OWW) Oliver W. Wanger

District Judge (LJO) Lawrence J. O'Neill

Map of USDC Eastern District of California - Southern Division

The Fresno Division covers the following California County:

Calaveras, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare and Tuolumne Counties

If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California - Fresno Division, you would appeal to the Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals located in San Francisco, California.

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

95 Seventh Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 355-8000

The Judges in the Ninth Circuit are:

Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge

 Mary M. Schroeder

Harry Pregerson

Stephen Reinhardt

Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain

Pamela Ann Rymer

Sidney R. Thomas

Barry G. Silverman

Susan P. Graber

M. Margaret McKeown

Kim McLane Wardlaw

William A. Fletcher

Raymond C. Fisher

Ronald M. Gould

Richard A. Paez

Marsha S. Berzon

Richard C. Tallman

Johnnie B. Rawlinson

Richard R. Clifton

Jay S. Bybee

Consuelo M. Callahan

Carlos T. Bea

Milan D. Smith, Jr.

Sandra S. Ikuta

N. Randy Smith

Mary H. Murguia

James R. Browning

Alfred T. Goodwin

J. Clifford Wallace

Procter Hug, Jr.

Otto R. Skopil

Betty Binns Fletcher

Jerome Farris

Arthur L. Alarcon

Dorothy W. Nelson

William C. Canby, Jr.

Robert Boochever

Robert R. Beezer


Opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

States that make up the 9th Circuit are Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Washington

If you wished to appeal from the 9th Circuit, you would file a Writ of Certiorari with:

The United States Supreme Court
Washington, D.C.

Contact information for the Supreme Court of the United States and its Justices:

Clerk's Office: (202) 479-3011
Public Information Office: (202) 479-3211
General Inquiry: (202) 479-3000

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20543


The chambers of the Supreme Court Justices are located mainly on the second floor of the Supreme Court building, with the exception of Justice Ginsburg's third floor chambers. Their individual chambers are not available to the public, and no direct phone line to a Justice exists for the public. The Justices may be contacted only via traditional mail. The nine Justices and the preferred way to address a letter are listed below.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable John G. Roberts
Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Antonin Scalia
Associate Justice

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy
Associate Justice

Justice Clarence Thomas

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice

Justice Stephen G. Breyer

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer
Associate Justice

Justice Samuel Anthony Alito

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Samuel Anthony Alito
Associate Justice

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor
Associate Justice

Justice Elena Kagan

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Elena Kagan
Associate Justice


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