Larry F. Peake

Larry F. Peake

Partner
Location:
Bakersfield, California
Phone:
661-636-6861
Fax:
661-327-8568
Email:

Larry Peake was admitted to the Bar in 1978. He was an honor student at University of
California at Santa Barbara and an honor student at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School
of Law before being admitted to practice in the State of California as well as Federal Court. His practice focuses on insurance defense and representation of self-insured entities, including municipalities and other public entities, as well as businesses and construction companies.

He has successfully tried numerous catastrophic loss claims involving exposure in
excess of multiple millions of dollars. His retention by insurers and self-insured entities extends
throughout the Central Valley and Central Coastal Areas of California.

He has been selected as a “Southern California Super Lawyer” in a region-wide peer survey, an honor bestowed on only 5% of Southern California attorneys. He is a former Associate Professor at California State
University, Bakersfield Extended Studies Program, teaching Basic Civil Procedure, Advanced
Civil Procedure and Legal Writing for over thirty years.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Public agency and municipality law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1986

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California

Honors and Awards

  • Traynor Society, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • Selected as a Super Lawyer
  • Past Recipient, State Bar Board of Governors Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Former Director of the Kern County Bar Association
  • Former Director of the Kern County Fee Arbitration Committee
  • Former Associate Professor at California State University, Bakersfield
  • Former Acting Chairman of the Kern County Tax Assessment Appeals Board