Joseph D. Hughes

Joseph D. Hughes (Bakersfield, California)

Joseph D. Hughes

Attorney in Bakersfield, CA
Joseph D. Hughes is the managing partner at KDG and joined the firm in 2006. His practice concentrates in the areas of water law, public agency law, and trust litigation. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1993 after obtaining his law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law that same year. Hughes holds a B.A. degree from UC Santa Barbara.

Community Involvement
Kern County Museum Foundation
-Member of the Board of Trustees, 2013-present
Kern County Law Library
-Member of the Board of Trustees, 2000-present
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc.
-Member of the Board of Directors, 2000-2011
Kern County Employees Retirement Association
-Member of the Board of Trustees, 2004-2012
-Chairman, 2009
Kern County Superintendent of Schools Programs
-Attorney Coach, South High School, Mock Trial Team, 1996-1998
Associate Professor, California State University, Bakersfield, Wills and Probate, 2010 and 2012
AYSO, Coach, U-6 and U-8

Professional Experience

Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP, 2006-present
-Managing Partner 2014-present
Kuhs, Parker & Hughes, Associate & Partner, 1995-2005
Kern County Counsel, Deputy County Counsel, 1994

661.395.1000 661.395.1000
Credit Cards Accepted
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.4 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Water and Public Agency Law

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

Overall Peer Rating

 
4.4 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Managing Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1993, California
Credit Cards Accepted
Additional Payment Information
Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
Law School Attended
Santa Clara University School of Law
Class of 1993
Juris Doctor
University Attended
University of California at Santa Barbara
Class of 1990
Bachelor of Arts
Birth Information
Born in 1968
San Jose, California, March 18, 1968
Associations & Memberships

Professional Associations and Leadership

Association of California Water Agencies
-Member of the Legal Affairs Committee, 2012-present
General Counsel
-Belridge Water Storage District, Lost Hills Water District, North of River Sanitary District, West Kern Water District
Kern County Bar Association
-Member of the Board of Directors, 2015-2017
Judge Pro Tem, Small Claims, Kern County Superior Court, 2001-2004

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Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP
4550 California Avenue, Second Floor,
Bakersfield, CA 93309
U.S.A.
Phone
661.395.1000
Fax
661.326.0418
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Office Information
Office Information
Joseph D. Hughes
Managing Partner
Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP
4550 California Avenue, Second Floor,
Bakersfield, CA 93309

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Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP (Bakersfield, California)