Bench and Bar Award: Honorable Colette Humphrey

Colette Humphrey

“A strong woman knows that she has strength enough for the journey, but a woman of strength knows that it is in the journey where she will become strong.”Luke Easter The Kern County Bar Association is proud to recognize the exceptional lifetime achievements of the Honorable Colette Humphrey with its highest honor, the Bench and…

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Judge T. Mark Smith Joins Kern County Superior Court

T. Mark Smith

Bakersfield, CA – The Kern County Bar Association is fortunate to welcome Judge T. Mark Smith to the Kern County Superior Court. After being elected as a Kern County Superior Court Judge last year, Smith officially took the bench in January, replacing Judge David Lampe following Judge Lampe’s retirement from the bench. Born and raised…

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Thomas Feher Sworn In

Thomas Feher

After an unusual couple of years, it was refreshing to start 2023 with an event well attended by both our honorable judicial officers and members of the bar. Particularly well represented were KCBA’s past presidents who gathered for a photo to celebrate many years of service to our legal community. Xochitl Garcia, our 2022 President,…

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