Chris Hagan

Chris Hagan

Attorney
Location:
Bakersfield, California
Phone:
661-615-8991
Fax:
661-215-4989
Email:

In practice since 2003, Mr. Hagan provides legal services to a diverse client base, including litigation services to insurance companies, public and private business clients.  His practice focuses on civil and business litigation, public entity liability, employment litigation and real estate litigation.  Mr. Hagan is a Martindale-Hubbell AV preeminent rated attorney, the highest rating bestowed by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell publication. The rating is based on an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations by other members of the bar and the judiciary.

Mr. Hagan was selected to the 2015 Southern California Rising Stars list, published by Los Angeles and Super Lawyers magazine. The list comprises the region's top 2.5 percent of lawyers who are younger than age 40. He was also one of only two Bakersfield attorneys selected by Super Lawyers magazine's inaugural "Up-And-Coming 100 List" which is comprised of the magazine's 100 highest rated lawyers under 40 in southern California. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Areas of Practice

  • Business/Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Partnership and Corporate
  • Public Entity Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 2003
  • California State University
    • B.S. - 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to the 2015 and 2016 Southern California Rising Stars list, Los Angeles and Super Lawyers magazine
  • Super Lawyers magazine’s inaugural “Up-And-Coming 100 List” which is comprised of the magazine’s 100 highest rated lawyers under 40 in southern California
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Attorney

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kern County Bar Association, Board Member
  • Kern County Bar Association MCLE Committee, Chair
  • Kern County Bar Association Office Search Committee, Past Chair
  • Kern County Bar Association, Member
  • Kern County Bar Association, Past Secretary
  • Southern California Association of Defense Counsel, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Boy Scouts of America, Southern Sierra Council, Treasurer