Nathan M. Hodges
Nathan is a general practice attorney, representing Cities, California Special Districts, businesses and individuals in a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters.
Nathan was born and raised in northern California.
In 2008, he received a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from California State University Bakersfield, where he also earned All-American honors for wrestling. In 2011, Nathan received his Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he earned concentrations in Business Law and Tax Law as well as the Witkin's award in Insurance Law. Based on Nathan's achievements in Law School, he became a member of the Traynor Honor Society, named in honor of the late Honorable Roger J. Traynor, former Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court.
When Nathan is not busy at work or volunteering in the community, he enjoys spending time cycling and with his son.
Nathan is a member of the Kern County Bar Association.
Juris Doctor, 2011
UOP, McGeorge School of Law
BA, Philosophy, 2008
California State University, Bakersfield
Bar Number: 277935
U.S. District Courts
Eastern District of California
Central District of California
Business and Taxation Concentrations,
UOP, McGeorge School of
Law Super Lawyers, Rising
Star - 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Kern County AYSO
Youth Soccer Coach
Bakersfield Christian High School
Former Wrestling Coach
Centennial High School
Former Mock Trial Coach
Bear Mountain Recreation and Parks District Junior Giants
Founder of Baseball Cleat
Kelly A. Francisco
Kelly acts as "Of Counsel" to the Hodges Law Group, with a principal practice focusing primarily on acting as a business adviser, handling business, and real estate transactions and civil litigation.
Kelly lived in Germany for six years.
Kelly graduated with honors from the University of California, Riverside, in 1975. In 1978, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.
Over the last 37 years, Kelly has focused on advising business clients, preparing contracts, resolving family disputes, representing Special Districts of the State of California, and litigating civil matters.
Kelly enjoys spending time with his wife and is an avid art collector.
Kelly is a member of the Kern County Bar Association and the Kern Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution.
Juris Doctor, 1978
UC, Hastings College of Law
Bachelor of Arts, 1975
Bar Number: 85571
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. District Courts
Northern District of
Eastern District of
Central District of
United States Tax Court
United States Court of
Appeals, For the Armed
Kern County Superior
US Selective Service System
Local Board Member:
Sons of the American Revolution
Former Treasurer Clark Foundation
Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra
Former Senior Advisor,
President, Vice President,
Treasurer, and member of
Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra Endowment
Former President and ex
officio member of
the Board of Directors
Arts Counsel of Kern
Former Treasurer and
Member of the Board
Former Member of the
Board of Directors
Literacy Council of Kern County
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