I have been a trial lawyer 30 years. I have completed 271 felony jury trials, including 46 homicides. I have completed 28 special circumstance cases, and have no clients on Death Row. In 2002 the California Public Defenders Assn. gave me the Defender of the Year award; in 2003 the Kern County Bar Assn. gave me the Atticus Finch Award. I often lecture on criminal defense topics at CPDA seminars,...Show more
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Posted by: a Criminal Defense client about 5 years ago.
Calm, cool, collective, with total control in the courtroom, He very perciseive , he knows his job and does it excellence. You definetly get a...
Posted by: Patti over 2 years ago.
Mr. Lukehart is currently my attorney. He is so professional, prepared, well organized and is truly dedicated to doing the very best for the client....
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
As a former co-worker of Mr. Lukehart, I have observed his in-depth understanding of criminal defense law, as well as his amazing command of the...
Redwood City, CA
Michael Lukehart is a superb attorney. Having watched him in action, I am continually amazed at what he is able to do in court. He has tried and...
CACJ/CPDA Death Penalty College, Santa Clara Univ. SOL.
2003 Atticus Finch Award
Kern County Bar Association, Criminal Defense Section
1982- present Member
California Public Defenders Association
2002 Homicide Discovery Essentials
2012 Establishing Reasonable Doubt
2011 Panel Member