Areas of Practice

The attorneys of Weakley & Arendt provide legal services in civil litigation and have handled hundreds of complex litigation matters. We handle trials and appeals in state and federal courts in the following areas:

Public Entity Defense

Civil Rights: We provide defense for cities, counties and school districts, and their employees in civil rights lawsuits .

Dangerous Condition: Our firm defends against claims of dangerous conditions of public property, toxic torts, flood and inverse condemnation.

Child Protective Services: We also defend child protective services and all areas of law enforcement and correctional services.

Employment Related Litigation: Our firm defends matters involving claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation.

Religious Entity Defense

We defend cases in aspects of tort liability, including general negligence and harassment.

General Negligence Cases

We handle claims arising out of automobile accidents, premises liability, and all areas involving personal injury and property damage litigation.


Weakley & Arendt’s dedication to high standards in the legal profession is reflected in its attorneys’ active involvement in the Litigation Section of the California State Bar, Fresno County Bar Association, Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, Fresno County Women Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Federal Bar Association, Central California Adjusters Association, Public Agency Risk Managers Association (PARMA), and California Association of Joint Powers Authorities (CAJPA).  The attorneys of Weakley & Arendt serve on boards and committees of many of these organizations.

Billing Procedures

Weakley & Arendt is committed to fair and reasonable billing rates.  Clients are encouraged to make inquiries into our billing practices.


Weakley & Arendt’s best references come from our clients.  For a list of referrals please inquire.

A Professional Corporation

1630 East Shaw Avenue
Suite 176
Fresno, California 93710

Telephone (559) 221-5256

Facsimile (559) 221-5262

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