Shirley A. Kenninger

Practice Areas

Business, Corporate, and Partnership Transactions
Business Litigation
Employment & Labor Law
Family Law
Real Estate Law


Bakersfield, CA


(661) 322-3051



(661) 322-4628

Shirley Kenninger is a lawyer in the Bakersfield office of Borton Petrini, LLP.  Shirley received her undergraduate degree from Western State University College of Law, with a Bachelor of Science in Law and a minor in Criminal Justice from Fullerton College.

She also received her Juris Doctorate from Western State University College of Law.  Shirley became a member of the California State Bar in 2000 and is also licensed as an attorney in the State of Colorado.  Shirley has also been a licensed California Real Estate Broker since 2012.

While Shirley has primarily focused on family law matters during her career, she has also handled chapter 7 bankruptcy matters, business formation, business litigation as well litigation involving real property.

Shirley has defended sellers in title disputes involving the sale of their property, assisted buyers in their home purchase, assisted in the sale and purchase of businesses as well as commercial real estate.

Shirley is a single parent who enjoys spending time with her son Gabriel as well as raising money for charities involving autism and juvenile diabetes;  both of which have impacted her life.  Shirley is also currently attempting to author her first novel.

Currently working on a novel.

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Undergraduate Degree in Criminal Justice
Western State University; Bachelor of Science in Law & Juris Doctorate


State Bar of California, 2000

Business and Professional Associations

Licensed as a Real Estate Broker since 2012
Licensed Attorney in Colorado