Chain | Cohn | Stiles takes underprivileged kids back-to-school shopping in ‘Children’s Shopping Spree’

July 29, 2014 | 10:26 am


The first day of the 2014-15 school year is fast approaching for most Kern County students, which means back-to-school shopping is in full swing. But for some underprivileged students in Bakersfield and Kern County, there may not be any back-to-school shopping. For some students, new clothes and school supplies to start the school year are ...
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Chain | Cohn | Stiles celebrates Delano’s 40th ‘Philippine Weekend’

July 24, 2014 | 8:48 am


Each year, thousands congregate in Delano for a month’s worth of events designed to unite, celebrate and commemorate the Kern County city’s large Filipino population. Chain | Cohn | Stiles is proud to help the city celebrate its 40th Philippine Weekend, continuing this weekend. Events and celebrations during the commemoration include a basketball tournament, a ...
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Chain | Cohn | Stiles partners with correctional officers to provide legal services

July 21, 2014 | 9:39 am


Nearly 50 years ago, the Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles pioneered Group Law Services, which provides legal assistance to the working people in Kern County. Members of Group Law Services groups and businesses can take full advantage of membership benefits including free consultations, reduced legal fees and notary assistance. Chain | ...
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Remember Kaitlyn’s Law when out in the Bakersfield heat

July 17, 2014 | 9:54 am


The San Joaquin Valley heat continues to beat down on the streets of Bakersfield and Kern County. It’s important to be as safe as possible when outside, and remember Kaitlyn’s Law if you’re driving with young ones in your vehicle. Kaitlyn’s Law was adopted in 2002 following the death of 6-month-old Kaitlyn Russell. She was left unattended in 100 degree ...
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CCS represents victim in DUI hit-and-run crash involving Kern County worker

July 15, 2014 | 9:33 am


The Bakersfield personal injury attorneys at Chain | Cohn | Stiles are representing the victim of a car accident involving a Kern County worker who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, and fled the scene after the collision. CCS lawyer Matt Clark is the lead attorney on the case, which has been followed closely ...
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Motorcycle safety: Be aware, share the road, ride sober

July 11, 2014 | 9:57 am


Two recent motorcycle accidents resulting in fatalities have local law enforcement officers and safety officials urging drivers and motorcycle riders to be more aware and alert while on Bakersfield roads, according to media reports. Last month, a Bakersfield woman died after she crashed into a car when it turned in front of her motorcycle. The driver of ...
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CCS unveils new website focused on medical malpractice

July 9, 2014 | 9:34 am


Medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Journal of Patient Safety. Medical malpractice, too, can lead to serious injury, medical complications, significant pain and suffering, and even wrongful death. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to negligent medical care, it is ...
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CCS assists with annual hospital, burn center fundraising barbecue

July 7, 2014 | 9:46 am


Few things go together better than summer and barbecue — unless you add Bakersfield and fundraising into the mix. The second annual ” 5 Alarm Barbecue,” benefiting the San Joaquin Community Hospital‘s Grossman Burn Center, raised more than $70,000, according to media reports. That’s more than $35,000 worth of hamburger lunches that were sold, combined with a ...
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Law enforcement, local groups in full force this Fourth of July to prevent drunk driving

July 2, 2014 | 9:54 am


UPDATE: CCS Marketing Director and MADD Kern County board member Jorge Barrientos spoke with KERO-23 (ABC) News about driving sober and safe on the Fourth of July weekend. Watch the segment here. ——– Fireworks, friends, flag-waving, food and family — those are usually the ingredients for a successful Fourth of July. Many times, Independence Day ...
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CCS senior partner Matt Clark chosen by Bakersfield Life magazine as one of ’20 Under 40 People to Watch’

June 30, 2014 | 9:25 am


Bakersfield personal injury lawyer Matthew C. Clark has been chosen as one of the “20 Under 40 People to Watch” by Bakersfield Life Magazine for 2014. Clark was featured in the 20 Under 40 feature in the local monthly lifestyle magazine released Saturday, June 28, in The Bakersfield Californian. It was the second annual 20 ...
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