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The Path to Bakersfield

Mr. Colvin took a winding road before finally becoming a personal injury lawyer in Bakersfield, CA. He traveled throughout the country, explored other professions, and obtained degrees in a variety of fields. These experiences have helped him improve how he represents his clients.

Born in Minnesota, as a child, Donald Colvin and his family moved to Bakersfield, California. He was heavily involved with sports throughout high school and was a member of the Bakersfield High School football team.

After high school graduation, Mr. Colvin enrolled with Fresno State University. There, he began his studies and would eventually earn his degree in biochemistry. Post college, he worked for Marcus & Millichap, a real estate investment company in Ontario, selling commercial real estate.

Mr. Colvin discovered his passion for law and helping other people when he enrolled at Western State College of Law. There, he earned his Juris Doctorate of Law. He was admitted to the California and Nevada state bar, as well as various federal courts.

Today, Mr. Colvin represents people in Bakersfield and the surrounding areas who have been injured by the negligence of others due to defective products, automobile/motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, and other various accidents that have caused catastrophic loss. He is not afraid of fighting hard for what is rightfully yours, and has gone up against some of the largest insurance companies in the country.

Fighting for You

Attorney Donald Colvin is committed to providing every client with personal care because he knows that every case is different. His law office is primarily comprised of a team of passionate and knowledgeable paralegals and assistants. When you choose Donald Colvin to represent you in your case, you won’t be dealing with nameless people in suits. In fact, during your first consultation, Mr. Colvin will meet with you face-to-face to go over your case. His dedication to professional and courteous representation has earned him a positive reputation in the community and among his peers.

More Than Just a Lawyer

Though representing his clients is his passion and profession, Mr. Colvin is equally passionate about his family. He, his wife, and their two children love the outdoors, and often go on hiking and fishing trips. During the summer months, he can be found boating and spending time in the water. Since his childhood, Mr. Colvin has enjoyed the thrill of winter sports, including skiing and snowboarding. He also has his pilot's license.

EDUCATION
J.D., Juris Doctorate of Law, Western State School of Law
B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry, California State University, Fresno

STATE BAR ADMISSIONS
California Supreme Court
Nevada Supreme Court

FEDERAL COURT ADMISSIONS
United States District Court, Central District of California

OTHER PROFESSIONAL LICENSES
California Department of Real Estate Broker
Federal Aviation Administration, Private Pilot License