An Established Reputation For Success 

Our experience in having represented both plaintiffs and defendants means we know both sides of personal injury litigation. Together, attorneys Tyrone Maho and Chad Prentice have the experience of more than 85 jury trials. We bring our 67 years of combined legal experience to bear on every case we take. Personable, trustworthy and accessible, we are a small firm that attains big-firm results.

But perhaps the key to our enduring success is our preparedness. Insurance companies and corporations want to avoid a long and costly trial. They also want to avoid a big pay out. At Maho Prentice, LLP, we understand that the best way to avoid a trial and receive maximum compensation is to be prepared for trial. We’ve tried more cases than most other firms. Thus, we are able to leverage better settlements for our clients because the insurance companies know our strengths.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Personal Injury

  • Auto Accident
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Bicycle / Pedestrian + Auto Accident
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Catastrophic/ Serious Personal Injury
  • Assault Victims

Santa Barbara’s most established and reputable personal Injury firm with 50 years of combined legal experience, over $61 million in settlement and a 90 percent litigation success rate, we understand the full scope of personal injury law. At Maho Prentice, LLP, we know how to assist you from the moment of your accident, to doctor visits and recovery, through the legal phase and settlement. At Maho Prentice, LLP, we know personal injury. When you work with Maho Prentice, LLP, we take care of the details so you can get back to your life. Personal injury is not just what we do, it’s ALL we do.ms

Call 805-918-1366 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Tyrone J. Maho

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1990

Education:

  • University of California, Davis School of Law, Davis, California
    • J.D. - 1989
    • Honors: Trial Practice Honors Board
  • University of California, Davis, California
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Public Service
  • University of California, Davis, California
    • M.A. - 1986

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, Director, 1993 to 1994
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Santa Barbara Trial Lawyers, Founder and Current President, 2012 to Present

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • French

Attorney Chad M. Prentice

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1994

Education:

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Honors: Pepperdine Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A. - 1990
    • Major: Law/Society

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Abota, 2000 to 2007
  • Chamber of Commerce, 2009 to Present
  • Hope Elementary School, Board Member, 2008 to 2012
  • Hope Elementary School, Past President of the Board, 2011
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), Member
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, 2018 to Present
  • Santa Barbara Personal Injury Lawyer Association, Founding Member, 2010 to Present
  • Selected to California Super Lawyers, 2021

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Attorney Samantha M. Baldwin

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2018

Education:

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D.
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.S.
    • Major: Accounting
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.S.
    • Major: Business Administration with a concentration in Finance

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers, 2017 to Present (President 2021) • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers Foundation, 2017 to
  • Present (President 2020)
  • Santa Barbara Trial Lawyers, 2015 to Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • South Coast Community Aquatics
  • Center Boosters (2019 to Present)

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Attorney Jessica L. Phillips

Bar Admissions:

  • Maryland, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2012
  • California, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2018

Education:

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 2011
  • High Point University, High Point, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Human Relations
    • Minor: Concentration in nonprofit and business organizations

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, Board Member, 2021 to Present
  • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers, Board Member, 2020 to Present
  • Litigation Counsel of America, 2017 to Present
  • Alpha Delta Omega Honor Society
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Office Locations

Oxnard Office
300 E. Esplanade Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036

Santa Barbara Office
629 State Street
Suite 217
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-7060

Since 1997, the "Lead Counsel Verified" status has been granted to attorneys who possess:

  • The Right Professional Experience
  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

Chad M. Prentice

Chad M. Prentice

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Personal Injury Since 2020
Practice Area Year
Personal Injury Since 2020

Samantha Baldwin

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

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Personal Injury Since 2020
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Personal Injury Since 2020

Tyrone Jay Maho

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Litigation and Appeals Since 2020
Personal Injury Since 2020
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Litigation and Appeals Since 2020
Personal Injury Since 2020
Jessica Phillips

Jessica Phillips

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Personal Injury Since 2020
Practice Area Year
Personal Injury Since 2020
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