October 05, 2008

CA: the man in the white hat

From the Bakersfield Californian:

Retirement not an adjournment for ‘top gun’ attorney

His boss calls him the “Top Gun” attorney at the Kern County Public Defender’s office... Veteran trial attorney Michael Lukehart gave his last closing argument as a Kern County deputy public defender Monday. Known for his soft-spoken, no-frills style in court, Lukehart retired Friday, six days short of his 55th birthday and nearly 27 years after joining the office...

1 Comment:

Sanchovilla said...

Hola Skelly!

Congrats to Lukehart and Kudo's to the Kern County Public Defender crew...working in one of the most conservative towns with the most crooked DA's office in the state can't be a walk in the park.