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Barry L. Goldner

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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.

Honors and Awards

AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

Kern County Bar Association, 1984 - Present

Kern County Bar Association, 1991 - 2000

- Board of Directors

Kern County Bar Association, 1998

- President

Kern County Bar Association, 2004 - 2012

- Judicial Appointments Evaluation Committee, Chair

Kern County Bar Association Charitable Foundation, 2001 - Present

- President

Kern County Law Library, 1992 - 2000

- Board of Trustees

Kern County Law Library, 1994 - 1997

- President

Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court, 2002 - 2004

- Lawyer Representative

Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court, Judicial Advisory Committee, Eastern District of California, 2009 - Present

State Bar of California, 1994 - 1995

- Board of Governors

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

Continuing Education of the Bar, Joint Advisory Committee, 1993 - 1994


Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP., 1984 - Present

Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County, 1983 - 1984

Fenwick, Stone, Davis & West, 1982 - 1983

  • LL.M. in Taxation New York University School of Law - Graduate School New York, NY 2016
  • Juris Doctor | Law Review: UCLA Law Review, Member, 1980-1982, Comment Editor (1981-82) University of California at Los Angeles School of Law - Graduate School Los Angeles, CA 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude Claremont Men's College - Undergraduate School Claremont, CA 1979
  • California 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California 1984
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California 1985
  • U.S. Tax Court 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit 2010
  • Responding to a Complaint, Continuing Education of the Bar Actio 2004
  • Approaching An Action Against A Real Estate Broker 1993

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