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Daniel Rodriguez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bakersfield, CA

Law Office of Rodriguez & Associates
1128 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone: 661-768-0530
Fax: 661-323-0132
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Daniel Rodriguez is an attorney in Bakersfield, California. He focuses on personal injury law, representing individuals throughout California who have been hurt in motor vehicle crashes or workplace accidents as well as those who have been injured by defective products, in slip-and-fall incidents, in oil field accidents or in any other way due to the negligent or wrongful acts or omissions of others. Additionally, Mr. Rodriguez handles wrongful death claims on behalf of the families of individuals who have died as the result of such incidents.

In addition to his personal injury practice, Mr. Rodriguez also handles a wide variety of other matters, including those involving professional malpractice, elder law, insurance law and discrimination. He also provides criminal defense services to individuals accused of offenses ranging from traffic violations to sex offenses and white collar crimes.

After graduating with a B.S. in electrical engineering from California Polytechnic State University in 1977, Mr. Rodriguez earned his Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law in 1980. Prior to starting his own firm in 1994, he was a partner at two other Bakersfield law firms. Mr. Rodriguez is admitted to practice before all California state courts.

Mr. Rodriguez is on the faculty of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College where he teaches trial skills. He is also frequently asked to lecture and teach trial skills for organizations such as the Consumer Attorneys of California,  American Association of Justice and numerous other bar associations. In addition, he is affiliated with several professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Kern County Bar Association and the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. As a measure of the esteem in which he is held by his colleagues, Mr. Rodriguez has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

About Daniel Rodriguez

First Admitted: 1980, California

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Frequent Lecturer, CAOC, Local Bar Associations
  • Voir Dire in Wrongful Death Cases, CAOC, September, 2000

Educational Background

  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, B.S., Major: Electronic Engineering, 1977

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California, 1980
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Consumer Attorneys Of California
  • Association Of Interstate Trucking Lawyers Of America
  • American Association for Justice
  • Kern County Trial Lawyers


  • We had three verdicts that made the top 40 personal injury verdicts in California in 2019. Number 4 was a $70.5 million verdict in a trucking crash/traumatic brain injury case. Number 17 was a $10 million verdict in a school child sex abuse case. Number 33 was a $3.8 million verdict in a school shooting case (only the second such trial in the country's history)., 2019

Industry Groups

  • American Association Of Justice
  • Association Of Interstate Trucking Lawyers Of America
  • Consumer Attorneys Of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Of Los Anggeles
  • Trial Lawyers College Faculty Member
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Office Location for Daniel Rodriguez

1128 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone: 661-768-0530

Fax: 661-323-0132

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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