Press Releases Jun 07, 2017

Five BB&K Attorneys Included on Palm Springs Life 2017 Top Lawyer List

Coachella Valley’s Best Lawyers Recognized in Magazine’s Annual List

For Immediate Release: June 7, 2017
Media Contact: Denise Nix • 213.787.2552 •
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Five Best Best & Krieger LLP partners were selected by Palm Springs Life magazine to be on its 2017 list of Top Lawyers in the Coachella Valley. The magazine relied on peer reviews to create a list of lawyers “held in the highest esteem by their fellow professionals,” as well as its own reviews. The BB&K attorneys all work from the firm’s Indian Wells office. The attorneys and the category they were listed under are:

  • Carlos Campos (Government & Administrative): Campos serves as the city attorney for the cities of Coachella and Colton and also represents the cities of Ontario, Palm Desert and Indian Wells in various capacities. He is also general counsel to the Desert Healthcare District and the Coachella Valley Enterprise Zone. His areas of focus include general public agency law, the Brown Act, conflict of interest, election law, land use and planning, initiatives and referenda, the Public Records Act, code enforcement and Native American law issues.
  • Robert Hargreaves (Government & Administrative): Hargreaves practices general municipal law, but focuses on energy, land use and other environmental issues. He is the city attorney for the City of Palm Desert and represents the cities of Indian Wells, Coachella, Needles and San Jacinto in various capacities. He is general counsel to the Salton Sea Authority, the Valley Sanitary District and the Mt. San Jacinto Winter Park Authority.
  • Jill Tremblay (Government & Administrative): Tremblay’s practice focuses on estate planning, including the preparation of revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney and advance health care directives. In addition, she provides legal services to a broad range of public and private sector clients.
  • G. Henry Welles (Intellectual Property): Welles is a civil litigator with a diverse practice that focuses on Trusts & Estates, Business and Intellectual Property. He is chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property group and managing partner of the Indian Wells office. He represents private companies, corporate and private fiduciaries and individuals.
  • Brian Whitley (Banking & Financial): Whitley represents local and national banks and borrowers in various loan transactions. These include construction loans, acquisition and development loans, term loans and lines of credit, and also loan modifications and workouts. He represents nonprofit corporations and other businesses in tax-exempt financing transactions.

The listing appeared in the June 2017 edition of Palm Springs Life, available by clicking here.


Best Best & Krieger LLP is a national law firm that focuses on environmental, business, education, municipal and telecommunications law for public agency and private clients. With more than 170 attorneys, the law firm has nine offices nationwide, including Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit or follow @BBKlaw on Twitter.

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