Located downtown in the heart of the business district, First Legal is the premier provider of litigation support services in Bakersfield. Our office on 19th Street is within easy walking distance of many businesses, restaurants and cultural centers, such as the historic Bakersfield Fox Theater. Meanwhile, just one block away, you’ll find the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. Inside our offices, you’ll find a team of experts who provide comprehensive attorney services for law firms throughout Kern County. Our most popular services include investigations, records retrieval, digital forensics, court filing and service of process.
As the population of Bakersfield continues to grow, new industries have sprung up – such as the energy extraction industry, distribution industry, mining industry, and a niche country music scene. Fortunately, there is no shortage of legal talent to represent these businesses! According to research from the State Bar of California, there are more than 190,000 attorneys with an active license in the state. Better yet, law firm growth in Bakersfield far exceeds the industry average.
In this highly competitive market, the right legal support provider can help you rise above the noise. At First Legal, we have experience working with law firms in complex practice areas, such as music production, mining, petroleum refining, e-commerce, and oil production. Reach out to our Client Services team to find out how we can give you the resources and support you need for success!
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Whether you’re starting preliminary investigations before filing or working on a post-trial appeal, First Legal is your one-stop-shop for legal support services. Our File Thru Trial™ program was designed by legal professionals and allows you to easily combine services from each of our five departments – court & process, records, digital, investigations, and trial presentation services.
During the onboarding process, our Client Services team will work with you to streamline your operations, identify potential discounts, and reduce total costs. That’s how we earned our reputation as the fastest and most convenient legal support service in Bakersfield!
Need to serve a particularly evasive party? Our experienced, registered and bonded process servers have one of the highest Effected Service of Process percentages in the industry. When it comes time to file your case, your dedicated account manager will coordinate your choice of physical filing or eFiling. First Legal is court-approved for eFiling service in all participating California courts.
Our proprietary records retrieval system is SHA-256 encrypted and password-secured to ensure complete peace of mind. By accessing your client portal, you’ll be able to easily place, track, and download new orders from a single point of service.
The digital specialists at First Legal are available to support you at every stage of the eDiscovery process. Whether you need a licensed forensic specialist to identify and collect metadata or an efficient legal copy service, we’ll help you implement a cost-effective solution.
From asset searches to skiptracing, our licensed detectives understand the unique investigative needs of the legal industry. We’ve tailored our services to maximize value, reduce risk, and ensure that all evidence is defensible in court.
As you prepare for trial, our team will use state-of-the-art technology to create impactful demonstratives that support your position. Our trial presentation services include 3D animation, equipment rentals, war room setup, Powerpoint presentations, and audio/visual editing.
First Legal Depositions has the resources to help you schedule your deposition anytime and anywhere. We provide our clients with national service, offering premium conference rooms with state-of-the-art technology across all 50 states. Our highly trained and certified court reporters understand the nuances of your industry and can offer you both in-person and remote court reporting services.
Our state-of-the-art eDiscovery tools help you to preserve relevant case information and reduce time spent on manual document reviews. We’ve invested in advanced search tools, allowing you to retrieve information across hard drives, servers, employee laptops, siloed tools, and social networks. Once you’ve found what you’re looking for, we make it easy to package and export your results for analysis.