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Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    8 years
  2. Probate: 30%
    7 years
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 30%
    7 years



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Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Vincent A. Gorski

    Mr. Pearl is an excellent probate attorney. He always exhibits professionalism with a compassionate and considerate demeanor. He is highly recommended.


    Vincent Gorski Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • K Warner Kind

    I endorse this lawyer.


    K Kind Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Joseph S. Pearl, LL.M.

1400 Chester Ave., Suite I
Bakersfield, CA, 93301-5449


NVNot authorized to practice200708/10/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
CALI Award for academic excellence: Secured TransactionsComputer Assisted Learning Institute2006
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerJoseph S. Pearl, LL.M - A Professional Law Corporation2010 - Present
AttorneyCHAIN | COHN | STILES2010 - 2010
AttorneyKlein, De Natale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP2007 - 2009
Legal InternBenjamin, Weill & Mazer, APC2006 - 2007
Property ManagerTrue Traditions2004 - 2006
Legal InternKern County District Attorney's Office2004 - 2004
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2014 - Present
CASA of Kern CountyFundraising Committee2011 - 2012
CASA of Kern CountyExecutive Committee2010 - 2011
CASA of Kern CountyBoard of Directors2009 - 2012
CASA of Kern CountyGolf Committee2008 - 2010
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2007 - Present
Kern County Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2010
Publication NameTitleDate
KDG Legal AlertTaxation of Non-Statutory Stock Options2008
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawN/A2007
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Univ of California Santa BarbaraBusiness EconomicsN/A2000
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
BNI Get Connected SeminarTrusts and Estates Question and Answer2014
BNI Get Connected SeminarEstate Planning Basics2014
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance Workshop Series at the Kern County Law LibraryBankruptcy2013
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance Workshop Series (Kern County Law Library)Consumer Law2013
Build Your Own Business WorkshopEstate Planning2013
BNI Get Connected SeminarDurable Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives2013
BNI Get Connected SeminarBankruptcy Basics2013
BNI Get Connected SeminarRevocable Living Trusts2013
BNI Get Connected SeminarCorporations and LLCs2012
BNI Get Connected SeminarEstate Planning2012
BNI Get Connected SeminarAvoiding Probate2012
Bakersfield Elementary Teachers Association SeminarEstate Planning2010