Bakersfield Criminal Defense Lawyers
The Law Office of John Tello has served the English-and Spanish-speaking communities in Kern County as well as Tulare and Fresno Counties for over 30 years providing aggressive, experienced representation to those individuals who have been accused of crimes or injured due to the negligence of others.
Mr. Tello’s criminal defense law and his personal injury law practice arise from his strong social conscience and his belief that all people—regardless of origin or status—deserve the benefits of the American justice system.
Mr. Tello is experienced with clients who have concerns about how California criminal charges affect immigration issues, too, and welcomes the opportunity to work of-counsel with immigration attorneys from any state.
Bakersfield Criminal Defense Law
The Law Office of John Tello represents clients who have been charged with felony or misdemeanor criminal charges in California. He helps clients who live in the Bakersfield area or out of state.
His vision for justice in the criminal courts has created precedents for standards of evidence that still exist.
In Jackson v. Pierce (1990) 224 Cal. App. 3d 954, Mr. Tello argued the case that established a higher standard of evidence against the defendant in drunk driving cases—specifically, the prosecutor must prove the defendant was actually driving to invoke implied consent laws.
Mr. Tello also has a strong history of helping people who believe their situation is complicated by the seriousness of the charges, including drugs, violent crime, or the Three Strikes Law.
California Personal Injury Law
The Law Office of John Tello helps injured victims of wrongful death and personal injury in Bakersfield secure damages.
Mr. Tello can help you determine how to pursue the damages you deserve in an efficient manner that reduces stress on you and your loved ones—the office works with insurance companies and prepares for trial to help cover your needs after a devastating accident.