Law Offices of Michael T. Whittington

Law Offices of Michael T. Whittington

Experienced California Real Estate Attorney

Firm Overview

Committed to the success of Kern County businesses and property owners
Whether building a business or home, you need a dedicated, aggressive lawyer to support your investment. Michael Ted Whittington has committed his 27-year career to providing buyers, sellers, Realtors, property managers and homeowners associations with effective representation in all matters concerning:
-Real estate transactions and litigation
-Homeowners association law
-Business litigation
-Commercial litigation
-General civil litigation
DRE administrative hearings
Specialized real estate representation in Kern County since 1988
Michael Ted Whittington has earned a reputation as Kern County's most experienced and qualified real estate and homeowner association attorney. Michael served as General Counsel to the Bakersfield Association of Realtors for 16 years and now represents more than 60 homeowner and condominium associations. He has taught real estate law at Bakersfield College for over 20 years, and supports the continued vitality and success of property ownership and investments throughout Kern County.

More than 100 trials in federal and state courts
Experience matters in a court of law. Michael has spent considerable time in the courtroom, with a track record that includes more than 100 trials in federal and state courts. He meticulously prepares for every case and persistently seeks just, equitable resolutions. His polished courtroom demeanor and seasoned litigation skills give him an edge at trial.

Trusted legal counsel
Michael zealously pursues immediate remedies that satisfy your long-term objectives. He thoroughly discusses your case, forms a strategy and decisively acts to accomplish your goals. When you retain Michael T. Whittington, you will feel confident that you are receiving the highest level of legal counsel available.

Contact an established Bakersfield lawyer to provide you with professional legal counsel
Michael T. Whittington is located in Bakersfield, California and represents clients throughout Kern County and , as well as Los Angeles County, Ventura County and San Luis Obispo County

Main Office

Main Office
10000 Stockdale Highway, Suite 380
Bakersfield CA 93311



Real Estate

Kern County Real Estate Lawyer

Helping California families and businesses with real estate transactions and disputes
Whether you are buying a home, negotiating an office build-out or litigating an eminent domain dispute, real estate attorney Michael T. Whittington is available to help. By applying his 27 years experience and extensive knowledge about property rights, real estate issues, finance and business, Michael is able to work with you to resolve real estate issues, including:
-Commercial property sales transactions
-Residential home sales transactions
-Real estate contracts
-Broker matters
-Landlord-tenant disputes
-Foreclosures defense
-Mortgage modifications
-Eminent domain
-Boundary and easement issues
-Real estate closings
-Land use

A reliable transaction attorney paving the way to your new home
Anxiety often accompanies the excitement of buying or selling your home. Michael skillfully represents you from offer to sale and works relentlessly to ease your concerns. To ensure smooth and precise transactions during all stages of the real estate process, he:
-Drafts or reviews your sales contract
-Negotiates your real estate agreement
-Reviews your lending documents
-Searches and clears title
-Analyzes your deal and rectifies potential problems
-Handles land use, zoning and permitting
-Conducts your real estate closing
Michael also assists business clients in real estate transactions involving commercial properties, such as buying, selling, renting and leasing office space. While you focus on your business, he efficiently handles all your real estate needs.

Assertive real estate litigation lawyer
When facing the stress of real estate litigation, employing an attorney with substantial knowledge of California property laws and civil litigation can lighten the burden. Michael possesses the forceful courtroom demeanor and the determination necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.

Effectively negotiating firm real estate contracts
By retaining an experienced mediator to negotiate your contracts, you can often save unnecessary stress, time and money and feel confident you have made the most beneficial deal. When it is in your best interest to resolve a real estate dispute outside the courtroom, Michael is an effective mediator who can guide negotiations toward equitable solutions.

Contact a professional Bakersfield real estate attorney with the experience to help you
Michael T. Whittington is located in Bakersfield, California and represents clients throughout Kern County including Bakersfield and Tehachapi.

Commercial Real Estate

Michael T. Whittington

Law Offices of Michael T. Whittington

Michael T. Whittington

Law Offices of Michael T. Whittington

California and U.S. District Court,1984
Northern District of California, 1984
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1984

University of Santa Clara, J.D., 1984
University of Santa Clara, B.S., 1981

Kern County Bar Association
State Bar of California
California Association of Realtors
Member, Legal Affairs Committee


University of Santa Clara
JD, 1984