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Chad J. A. Boyles is an attorney and partner at the firm, focusing on personal injury and wrongful death cases, and has been named to the “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” list, as well as one of Bakersfield Life Magazine’s “20 Under 40 People to Watch.”

Chad was born and raised in Bakersfield, and graduated from Highland High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree with honors in political science from Cal State Bakersfield where he was also a part of Pi Sigma Alpha, a national political science honor society. He then attended Whittier Law School where he served as Managing Editor of the Law Review. His note, entitled “Money Can’t Buy You Love . . .and It Shouldn’t Buy You A Seat In Congress Either,” was published in the Whittier Law Review. He graduated cum laude from Whittier in 2010.

After law school, Chad worked briefly in Pasadena before returning to Bakersfield and joining another local firm. For 2 years, he litigated state cases covering a wide variety of legal issues, including personal injury and civil rights. Chad has also provided advice and counseling to clients facing legal issues on a volunteer basis at Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc.

Chad has been has been named to the “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” list. The recognition is given to attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice based on peer reviews, research, and other metrics, according to Best Lawyers, which is among the oldest and most respected guide to the legal profession.? He has also been named as one of the “20 Under 40 People to Watch” in Bakersfield Life Magazine, 2020 Edition.

Outside of the office, Chad is involved in several goodwill efforts throughout the community, including taking underprivileged students back-to-school shopping and mentoring pre-law students. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the CSU Bakersfield Alumni Association. He is a graduate of Leadership Bakersfield, class of 2019.

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  • 1731 Chester Avenue, Suite 100
    Bakersfield, CA 93301-5220


  • English


  • Whittier Law School, JD, graduated 2010
  • California State University - Bakersfield, BA, graduated 2007

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2011

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Chain Cohn Clark
Headquarters: Bakersfield, California

2 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2022 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs


  • Leadership BakersfieldBest Law Firm (Bakersfield Californian Readers' Choice Poll)Best Law Firms (U.S. News & World Report, Best Lawyers in America)'Best of Kern County' Hall of Fame (Bakersfield Life Magazine)

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