Mr. Hughes is an attorney and the managing partner at Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, LLP, and the leader of the firm’s water and public agency practice group.
He served as a Member of the KCERA Board of Trustees from 2004-2012 and as its Chairman in 2009. Mr. Hughes was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Kern County Museum Foundation from 2013-2021 and served as its Chairman between 2017-2021. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Kern County Bar Association between 2015-2021, and as its President in 2020.
Mr. Hughes earned a B.A. in Political Science and Communication Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law.