Professional of the Year - Legal/Tax Law and Corporate Law

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Eldon Riggs Hugie

Title: Attorney and CPA
Industry: Legal
Type of Organization: Law Firm
Major Product/Service: Legal services
Expertise: With over 40 years experience, Mr. Hugie is responsible for tax law, real estate law, estate planning and corporate law. He currently serves as Chairman of an Oklahoma oil company, CFO of an internet company and Officer and Director in several family-owned investment companies.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Bakersfield, California
Affiliations: State Bar of California; Utah State Bar; Oregon State Bar; Board of Directors, Boalt Law School Alumni Association; A.I.C.P.A.; A.B.A.
University/Degree: B.S., Utah State University; J.D., California State University, Berkeley, 1960
Hobbies/Sports: Fishing in Alaska, reading history, family activities
Children: 5 children; 22 grandchildren
Work History: Previously, Mr. Hugie was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force Intelligence. His past experience includes being principal owner, executive and legal counsel of corporations involving: operation of cattle ranches and feedlots in California, Texas and Australia; 4,000 acre farming operation in California; major California hotels; 2,500 acre recreational property on Rogue River in Oregon; 400,000 acre hunting and recreational retreat in British Columbia; recreational developments in Bora Bora, Tahiti; business projects in Libya, Saudi Arabia, West Africa and South America.
Honors & Awards: "AV" rated, Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers of America, Martindale-Hubbell