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Nathan M. Hodges

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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.

EDUCATION
Juris Doctor, 2011

UOP, McGeorge School of Law


BA, Philosophy, 2008

California State University, Bakersfield

CALIFORNIA BAR
Bar Number: 277935
Admittance: 11/23/2011

 

U.S. District Courts

     Eastern District of California

     Central District of California


CREDENTIALS
Business and Taxation Concentrations,

     UOP, McGeorge School of

     

Law Super Lawyers, Rising

     Star - 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

COMMUNITY SERVICE

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

     Drive

Kelly A. Francisco

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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.

EDUCATION
Juris Doctor, 1978

     UC, Hastings College of Law


Bachelor of Arts, 1975

     UC, Riverside
 

CALIFORNIA BAR
Bar Number: 85571
Admittance: 05/1979

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. Tax Court

 

U.S. District Courts

     Northern District of

     California

 

     Eastern District of

     California

 

     Central District of

     California
 

     United States Tax Court
 

     United States Court of 

     Appeals, For the Armed

     Forces

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Special Master

     Kern County Superior

     Court

US Selective Service System

     Local Board Member:

     Appeals

Sons of the American Revolution 

     Charter Member

Former Treasurer Clark Foundation 

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

     Former Senior Advisor,

     President, Vice President,

     Treasurer, and member of

     the Board

 

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

     of Directors

 

Bakersfield Arthritis

Foundation

     Former Member of the

     Board of Directors

 

Literacy Council of Kern County

     Former tutor

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Shannon M. Miller

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Shannon is the newest attorney at Hodges Law Group. She has experience with business transactions, government entities, economic development, and planning, some of which was acquired through her work at the City of Taft's Chamber of Commerce, the Taft College Foundation, and West Side Health Care Foundation.

Originally from Texas, Shannon moved to California in 2004 and quickly established herself as a resident of Kern County and became an advocate for the business community and the oil and gas industry.

She received a Bachelor of Business from University of Texas, Arlington, Master of Science from California State University, Bakersfield, and Master of Legal Studies and Juris Doctor from Kern County College of Law.

Shannon is married to Jordan, a local small business owner, and a proud mother to four children. She is an avid traveler, enjoys family time and watching the Los Angeles Dodgers and Dallas Cowboys.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, 2020

     Kern County College of

     Law

Master of Legal Studies, 2020

     Kern County College of

     Law

Master of Science, Public Administration, 2013

     California State University,

     Bakersfield

 

Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing, 2004

     University of Texas,

     Arlington

 

CALIFORNIA BAR

Bar Number: 337616

Admitted: 06/05/2021

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Taft Oildorado

     Volunteer, President,

     Former Treasurer

Planning Commissioner,

     City of Taft

McKittrick School Parent’s Club Volunteer

WarmLine Volunteer

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