Barry L. Goldner

Barry L. Goldner

Partner
Location:
Bakersfield, California
Phone:
661-401-7755
Fax:
661-326-0418
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Barry L. Goldner received his J.D. in 1982 from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. 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.

Areas of Practice

  • Business/Commercial Litigation
  • Agriculture Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Business Counseling
  • Health Law
  • Partnership and Corporate
  • Governance and Ownership Disputes
  • Tax & Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2010

Education

  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor - 1982
    • Law Review: UCLA Law Review, Member, 1980-1982, Comment Editor, 1981-1982
  • Claremont Men's College, Claremont, California
    • Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 1979

Published Works

  • Approaching An Action Against A Real Estate Broker, Continuing Education of the Bar Action Guide Author, 1993
  • Responding to a Complaint, Continuing Education of the Bar Action Guide, Co-Author, 2004

Classes/Seminars

  • Panel Member, Presentation: Expert Witnesses: When Things Go Wrong, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Fresno, California, October
  • Panel Member, Presentation: E-Discovery under the New Federal Rules, ABTL Conference, Silverado (Napa), California, October
  • The Changing Face of Law Firm Management: Dynamics of the 90's, State Bar of California Annual Meeting
  • Mechanic's Liens, Kern County Contractors Association, 1995 - 1997
  • Preparing a Case for Trial, Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Preparing For, Taking, and Using Depositions, Continuing Education of the Bar

Honors and Awards

  • AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest designation, 2003-Present
  • Super Lawyers, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kern County Bar Association, 1984 - Present
  • Kern County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1991 - 2000
  • Kern County Bar Association, President, 1998
  • Kern County Bar Association, 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
  • Kern County Law Library , President, 1994 - 1997
  • Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court, Lawyer Representative, 2002 - 2004
  • Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court, Judicial Advisory Committee, Eastern District of California, 2009 - Present
  • State Bar of California, 1982 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Board of Governors, 1994 - 1995
  • San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Board Member, 2006 - 2010
  • San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Board Member, 2006 - Present
  • Mercy Hospital Foundation, Board Member, 2013 - Present
  • Continuing Education of the Bar, Joint Advisory Committee, 1993-1994

Professional Experience

  • Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP., 1984 - Present
  • Fenwick, Stone, Davis & West, 1982 - 1983
  • Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County, 1983 - 1984