B.A. degree in Economics, University of California, Davis, June 1980. J.D. University of Michigan Law School, May 1983. Admitted to the California Bar in 1983. Admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in California. Mediator Credential from the National Conflict Resolution Center. Mediator on the San Diego County Superior Court Mediation Panel, and the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") Commercial, Employment, Healthcare, & Real Estate Mediation Panels. Previously served on Mediation panels for the Duke University Private Adjudication Center, and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Forest Service, Navy, and Postal Service. Arbitration Chairperson for the American Arbitration Association, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).
Mediated over 1000 Employment, Commercial, Healthcare, Insurance, IP, Real Estate, Tort, & Trade Secret cases.
Barrister alumnus of the William B. Enright Chapter of the American Inns of Court, College of Trial Advocacy. Member, San Diego County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution, Labor & Employment, and Eminent Domain Sections, and Lawyers Club of San Diego.