Douglas A. Gosling

Bakersfield, California

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Areas of Practice

Water Law

Surface and Groundwater rights
Water Quality
Land Use
Special Districts/Public Agency
Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)
Environmental review/Oil & Water

Business and Commercial Litigation

Natural Resources
Real Property
State and Federal Regulatory Compliance and related Actions
Eminent Domain/Inverse Condemnation
Construction Defects
Agribusiness Litigation
Lease/Solar Transactions and Litigation

Honors, Awards & Achievements

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Man of the Year Candidate 2015
20 People to Watch Under 40 – Bakersfield Life 2014
Martindale-Hubbell Rating: BV Distinguished 2011
Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Natural Resources
Trial Advocacy Honoree
WAC Academic All-Conference
Three-time University of Hawaii Scholar Athlete

Professional Associations and Memberships

EDCA Open Doors to Federal Court Steering Committee, 2009-present
State Bar of California, 2007-present
California Young Lawyers Association—CYLA, 2009-2011
Fifth District Representative; Outreach Committee Chair
Kern County Bar Association, 2007-present
KCBA Board of Directors, 2014-present
KCBA Young Lawyers Section (Board of Directors/Executive Committee/Past-President, 2008-2012)
KCBA Charitable Foundation Board of Directors, 2012
Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2008-present
Kern County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, 2014-2015
Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, Beautiful Bakersfield Awards, Judge 2015
Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Bakersfield Member, 2012-2013
BIACAL-Brain Injury Association of California
2011 Walk for Thought Committee Member
Bakersfield Stage 5 Finish Committee Member; Finish Festival Committee Chair
Kern County Campus Life, Youth for Christ, Board of Directors, 2009-2010
Kern County Superintendent of Schools—Mock Trial Program

Published Works

Your Future with California Groundwater, Ag Expo Magazine 2/2015

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