Michael T. Whittington

Michael T. Whittington (Bakersfield, California)

Michael T. Whittington

Law Firm in Bakersfield, CA
Providing Specialized Teal Estate representation in San Luis Obispo County since 1992.
Free Consultation | Credit Cards Accepted

About This Firm

About This Firm
Since 1992, Michael Ted Whittington has been providing local, specialized representation to Kern County real estate professionals, Homeowner Associations and business owners. Representing over 60 HOA's and POA's, Michael is the most experienced and trusted counsel to HOA Boards and their management agents. Michael served as General Counsel to the Bakersfield Association of Realtors for 16 years, and now represents brokers and agents in litigation, transactional matters and administrative hearings before the California DRE.
Practice Area
  • Labor and Employment
  • Business Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Litigation
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Management Labor
  • Employment
  • Personnel
  • Discrimination and Administrative Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation involving Class Actions
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Civil RICO
  • Trade Secrets
  • Entertainment Law
  • False Advertising
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Practices
  • Real Estate
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Homeowners Association Disputes
  • Condominium Law
  • Condemnation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Zoning Law
  • Land Use
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Real Estate Development
  • Commercial Landlord
  • Construction Defects
  • Boundary and Easement Issues
  • Denial of Access to Records by the Association
  • Fines, Assessments and Rule Making of the Association
  • Interpretation of CC&R's and By-Laws
  • Irregularities in Voting, Elections and Recall of Board Members
  • View Impairment and Privacy Violations
  • Inverse Condemnation
  • Environmental (Adequacy of Environmental Review)
  • Permitting and Variances
  • Subdividing
  • Buying, Selling, Leasing and Developing Property
  • Disputes with Real Estate Brokers, Escrow Officers, Title Companies and Lenders
  • Mold, Asbestos and Environmental Hazards
  • Specific Performance of Real Estate Transactions
  • Neighbor Disputes
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Foreclosures
  • Title Issues
  • Realtor Liability
  • Buy Sell Agreements
  • Creditor Disputes
  • Condo Conversion
  • Mechanic Liens
  • Covenants
Total time spent on pro bono work: 10%

Overall Client Rating

in Real Estate and Business Law
4.9 out of 5.0
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  • Data based on 6 reviews
  • Recommended by 6 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 04/06/15
Posted by a Consumer on 03/19/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Whittington is great! I am very thankful he is handling my case. I feel safe and confident that he is trying his best plus some. He is always on top of things, his experience and knowledge make the journey stress free. He is very honest and trustworthy, and very easy to reach, he will go out of his way to help. I recommend him to everyone and will hire him again if needed in a heartbeat.
Posted by a Consumer on 04/06/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Whittington was both professional and ethical. After careful consideration of the facts he agreed to take on our case. He resolve the matter in a reasonable amount of time, while always keeping us informed and updated. The case concluded in our favor. I am very satisfied and highly recommend Mr. Whittington. He is a professional you can trust and rely on to represent you!
Posted by a Consumer on 03/20/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Whittington has provided us with excellent legal advice as well as provided us with legal counsel when we were having difficulty getting someone to represent us in our city.
Posted by a Small Business on 03/19/15
4.5 out of 5.0
I have worked with Mr. Whittington a long time and consider him the best at what he does!

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Pacific Management Co.; Coldwell Banker Best Realtors; Central California Escrow; Portfolio Properties; Seven Oaks HOA; Kelly Management; Family Motors; Family Realty; Arredondo Ventures; Coldwell Banker America West; Coldwell Banker Preferred; Bakersfield Condors Professional Hockey; New Ventures Properties; Grand Island HOA; Brighton Estate HOA; Leon O'Brien Development; Jim's Supply Company; Turner Crane Service; Golden Valley Apts. Association; Coldwell Banker Best Realty; Environmental Concepts and Solutions; Drake Enterprises.
APPROVED COUNSEL FOR: Real Estate Risk Management Inc.

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Michael T. Whittington
One RiverWalk, 10000 Stockdale Highway, Suite 380,
Bakersfield, CA 93311-3601
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Michael T. Whittington
One RiverWalk, 10000 Stockdale Highway, Suite 380,
Bakersfield, CA 93311-3601

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