Joseph Hughes

Klein DeNatale Goldner


Joe Hughes has been practicing law since 1994, and focuses his practice in the areas of water and public agency law.

Joe has served on the Kern County Bar Association Board of Directors since 2015. He is a KCBA Probate Section Past President. He served as a member of the Kern County Law Library Board of Trustees from 2002 to 2017, and served as a Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance board member from 2000 to 2011. He served as a member of the Kern County Employees’ Retirement Association Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2012, serving as Chair in 2009. Joe has also volunteered as a mock trial attorney coach and as a small claims judge pro tem. Joe currently serves on the Kern County Museum Foundation Board of Trustees and is the Chair.