To engage in the practice of law in a manner that is befitting of the profession, personally rewarding and of beneficial service to the community as a whole.
March 1983 to Present
Engaged as a sole practitioner at the present address. General practice, centering on the various aspects of legal representation, with an emphasis on criminal defense and civil litigation including initiation and defense of fraud, contractual landlord and a variety of personal injury tort actions. Also provide representation regarding the formation of corporations, partnerships, joint ventures and sole proprietorship and provide on going representation. Extensive experience also in the areas of trusts, probate and personal injury litigation.
2009 to Present
Instructor – University of San Francisco – Intensive Advocacy Program.
May 1981 February 1983
Theater Development Corporation 411 Borel Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402
Title: General Counsel
Managed all aspects of legal affairs including leasing of real property, employee relations and construction contracts.
August 1981 to February 1982
San Carlos Cinemas, Inc. Laurel Street San Carlos, CA 94060
Title: Operations Manager/In house Counsel
Managed day to day operations of a medium sized movie theater chain. Responsible for 10 locations and a staff of 100+.
2010 TIBURON CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
Marin County Superior Court
1991 Appointed Judge Pro Tem
1997 Appointed Discovery Referee
Member of Tiburon Belvedere Rotary Club since 1984
1994 95 Club President
1991 92 Rotarian of the Year
1996 97 Club Foundation President
1986 to 1996 Board of Directors
1988 to 1993 Club Secretary
1989 Recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow
Chamber of Commerce
Member of Tiburon Peninsula Chamber of Commerce since 1984
1989 to 1991 President
1987 to present Board of Directors
1989 Established charitable corporation, “The Redbone, Inc.” and have provided on going representation on a pro bono basis. This entity operates several celebrity fishing tournaments annually for the exclusive benefit of the fight against CF.
1995 Member of Advisory Board for “The Redbone, Inc.”
Alternate Defenders, Inc.
2007 to present Member of the Board of Directors
1980 Graduate of Southwestern University School of Law
675 Westmoreland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Juris Doctor Top 20% of Class
1977 Graduate of University of California
at Los Angeles
405 Hilgard Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
Bachelor of Arts Political Science
1973 Graduate of Petaluma High School, Petaluma