Meet Our Personal Injury Lawyers

Benton F. McKnight graduated from the University of Southern California Law School in 1985. After practicing law for a large civil defense firm in Los Angeles, Benton returned to Bakersfield where he practiced law with McKnight, McKnight, McKnight, & McKnight Attorneys at Law for more than 30 years. Benton started McKnight and McKnight Law, APC in 2019. Benton has been invited to speak at the statewide Consumer Attorneys of California convention on topics including accident reconstruction and jury selection. He has served on the Kern County Bar Association board of directors.

Cleve D. McKnight (Of Counsel) earned his Juris Doctor from UC Hastings College of the Law in 1984. Cleve is a past president of the Kern County Trial Lawyers and has spoken at the Consumer Attorneys of California state convention on the art of jury selection. He has successfully represented injured clients and their families against some of the largest businesses and corporations in the country. He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Kern County Bar Association.

 Ralph L. McKnight Sr. (1924-2015) passed away Spetember 9th, 2015.

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To discuss your case with our Bakersfield personal injury lawyers, call 661-578-5669 or fill out the contact form on this website.