Mickey Fine – Principal Attorney

Mickey Fine - Personal Injury AttorneyBakersfield Injury Attorney Mickey Fine, a native of Venice, California, began his legal career spending three years as an insurance defense lawyer, defending Bakersfield personal injury lawsuits. After earning admittance to the California Bar in 1986, he opened the Law Offices of Mickey Fine, representing individuals in personal injury matters. In 1990, he was selected to participate as a volunteer prosecutor as part of the Los Angeles County Trial Attorney Project Program (TAPP). Mr. Fine served as a volunteer prosecutor for Los Angeles County. Later Mr. Fine was selected as a member of the Los Angeles Criminal Defense Bar Panel.

In 1996, Mr. Fine participated in and completed Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming.

Mr. Fine is married with two children. His hobbies include Brazilian jiu-jitsu, hiking & painting.

Practice Areas:

Construction accidents
Wrongful death
Personal injury
Motor vehicle accidents

Bar Admissions:

California, 1986


Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1985, J.D.
Honors: Dean’s List

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1981, B.A.

Tess McHugh – Paralegal

Tess McHughTess has over five years of paralegal experience and is skilled in all aspects of the areas of practice at The Law Offices of Mickey Fine, with primary emphasis in personal injury. She also has considerable experience in elder abuse and medical malpractice.

Her previous paralegal positions have equipped her with the necessary skills to assist the California injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Mickey Fine in managing pre-litigation cases and preparing for trial. She is also available to help meet the needs of our clients in anything ranging from resolving property damage issues and coordinating appointments with various health care providers. Her high energy and strong work ethic are an asset to the firm.

Tess is married with three sons and she takes pride in all their achievements. She also enjoys singing and going to the movies!

Bryan Freeland –  Investigator

Bryan Bryan has over 35 years of law enforcement and investigative experience and is skilled in all areas of investigation.

He began his career in 1987 with the Kern County Sheriff’s Department. Bryan also worked as an administrative Lieutenant for the city of Delano. Bryan has worked all aspects of Law Enforcement, including corrections, patrol, field training officer and administration.

Bryan grew up in Bakersfield and went to North High School. Along with being a licensed Private Investigator, he has a current teaching credential in criminal justice and law enforcement. He has taught adults and High School Students.

When Bryan is not working he enjoys spending time with family and working on and collecting classic cars and motorcycles.