Barry L. Goldner


Barry L. Goldner received his J.D. in 1982 from the University of California at Los Angeles
School of Law and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 2016.
Barry practices in the areas of complex business transactions and commercial litigation,
including business ownership disputes, business counseling and planning (including estate
and tax planning), with an emphasis on real estate, agriculture, construction and health
law. He is a former member of the California State Bar Board of Governors and served as
the president of the Kern County Bar Association. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell,
the highest designation.

Practice Focus
Business/Commercial Litigation, Agriculture Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Construction
Litigation, Business Counseling, Health Law, Partnership and Corporate, Governance and
Ownership Disputes, Tax and Estate Planning

Bar Admissions
State Bar of California, 1982 –present
-Board of Governors, 1994-1995
U.S. Tax Court, 1992
U.S. District Court, Eastern (1984) Northern (1983) Central (1985) Southern (2010)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2010

Masters of Law, Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2016
Juris Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1982
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Claremont McKenna College, 1979

Professional Associations and Leadership
Kern County Bar Association, 1984-present
-Board of Directors, 1991-2000
-President, 1998
-Chair, Judicial Appointments Evaluation Committee, 2004-2012
Kern County Bar Association Charitable Foundation
-President, 2001-present
Kern County Law Library
-Board of Trustees, 1992-2000
-President, 1994-1997
Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court
-Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference
-Lawyer Representative, 2002-2004
-Judicial Advisory Committee, Eastern District of California, 2009-2013
Continuing Education of the Bar
-Joint Advisory Committee, 1993-1994
San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, 2006-2010
-Board Member
San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, 2006-present
-Board Member
Mercy Hospital Foundation, 2013-present
-Board Member

Professional Experience
Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP, 1984-present
Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County, 1983-1984
Fenwick, Stone, Davis & West, 1982-1983