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Chain Cohn Stiles
1731 Chester Avenue, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301-5220
United States
(661) 323.4000

Firm Details

Chain | Cohn | Stiles is a highly regarded personal injury and workers' compensation law firm based in Bakersfield, California, advocating for injured clients in the Central Valley and throughout California for more than 85 years. 

Chain | Cohn | Stiles has been been voted "Best Law Firm" in The Bakersfield Californian's Readers' Choice Poll, as well as selected by legal peers in Bakersfield Life Magazine's "Top Attorneys." Managing partner David K. Cohn has been selected to the "Best Lawyers in America" publication, as well as veteran workers' compensation attorney James Yoro. As a whole, the seven-person law firm has more than 125 of legal experience in accident and injury law. 

Over the years, Chain | Cohn | Stiles has obtained more multi-million dollar awards and settlements than any other law firm in Kern County. It's also the oldest personal injury law firm in the area. In all, the law firm has received more than half a billion dollars in the firm's history on behalf of clients. 

Additional accolades include the following: partners David K. Cohn and David V. Stiles share the distinction of being AV Preeminent peer review rated through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating. Cohn has also been selected for 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers that past four years. Attorney Matthew C. Clark was selected as a 2013 and 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star.


David Cohn
Managing Partner
Beatriz Trejo
Associate Attorney
Chad J. A. Boyles
Associate Attorney
Doug Fitz-Simmons
Associate Attorney
Tanya Alsheikh
Associate Attorney
James Yoro
Senior Partner
Matthew Clark
Senior Partner



Asian: 1

Men: 3

Caucasian: 2

Of Counsel

Men: 1

Caucasian: 1


Women: 3

African-American: 1

Hispanic: 1

Multi-Racial: 1

Men: 4

Caucasian: 1

Management / Department Heads

Women: 1

Hispanic: 1

Men: 1

Caucasian: 1


Women: 6

Multi-Racial: 1

Caucasian: 5

Non-Legal Employees

Women: 13

African-American: 1

Asian: 1

Hispanic: 8


Men: 1

Caucasian: 4


Jorge Barrientos
Director of Marketing & Public Relations

Firm Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants

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