Jeff Hughes is the founder of Legal Grind® and Managing Director of its California State Bar certified lawyer referral service, He is licensed to practice law in California and Colorado, and he is also Of Counsel to the Orland Law Group, with a specialty in construction defect law as well as probate and bankruptcy matters.
Mr. Hughes received his Bachelor of Arts degree from U.C.L.A. in 1988 and his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 1992. He was admitted to the California Bar in December of that same year. Jeff believes in practicing law in a non-traditional manner and in helping to restore the image of law as a service profession. He has devoted much of his legal career to ensuring that all groups of people have equal access to the law. Compassionate and willing to talk to anyone, no matter their station in life, his innovative lawyer referral service has helped hundreds of ordinary people obtain justice and compensation they otherwise likely would not have obtained. That is the approach to the practice of law shared by Mr. Hughes and his associated attorneys at Legal Grind®. He was the recipient of the American Bar Association's Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access in 2001, recognizing his pioneering efforts in expanding legal access.