Wes Carlson


Mr. Carlson counsels clients on labor and employment law matters and aggressively represents clients in litigation of employment law and business-related cases before federal courts, state courts and administrative agencies.

Mr. Carlson grew up surrounded by agriculture and worked on his family’s farms and packing shed. He studied agricultural policy at Cal Poly and worked in several ag-related jobs. During law school, Mr. Carlson worked for a grower-representation organization where he educated farmers on regulatory issues affecting agriculture and advocated on behalf of the industry at the local, state, and federal level on a variety of issues.

email: wesley@suttonhague.com

Bar & Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California


San Joaquin College of Law, Juris Doctor, with High Honors (2014)

  • San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review
  • Roger J. Traynor Moot Court Competition (2014)
  • Delta Theta Phi

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Bachelor of Science in Agri-Business (2010)

Honors and Awards:

  • Northern California Rising Star in Employment and Labor Law, Northern California Super Lawyers (2017)
  • George A. Hopper Moot Court Competition, Best Oral Advocate (2013)

Professional Activities

Member, Agricultural Personnel Management Association
Member, Fresno County Farm Bureau

Community Activities

Kingsburg Cemetery District Board of Trustees, Member
Kingsburg Community Church, Men’s Ministry Fellowship