In Memoriam Maurice Huguet, Jr.
With heavy hearts the legal community acknowledges the passing of Maurice (Maury) Edward Huguet, Jr. on November 28, 2022, at the age of 86. He was born in Martinez in 1936, and spent his entire life in Martinez, attending Alhambra High School and then the University of California, Berkeley. He married Sharon Chew from Pasadena and shared 50 happy years together, raising their kids and being deeply involved with their grandchildren and community.
Maury was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity while at Berkeley. He was a devoted Cal football and rugby fan. Maury attended the University of California Hastings College of the Law. He was admitted to the Bar in 1962. He practiced for over 60 years at the law office of Turner and Huguet, the legacy of which remains in downtown Martinez as Turner, Huguet, Adams, and Farr. He was also the beloved City Attorney for Clayton for over 40 years.
Maury was an active member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association for his entire legal career and served as a leader of the CCCBA’s Estate Planning and Probate section for many years. He was elected to the longest tenure on the Martinez School Board for 20 plus years and was the longest-serving member of the Martinez Kiwanis for 59 years, remaining active in the high school Key Club up to his passing.
A celebration of Maury’s Life will be held on Friday, January 6, 2023 at 10 am at Christ the King Catholic Church, 199 Brandon Road, Pleasant Hill. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to: “Maurice E. Huguet Family Scholarship Fund” care of the Martinez Kiwanis Club (P.O. Box 1886 Martinez, CA 94553 email@example.com).