Areas of Practice 

Personal injury: Automobile/Bicycle/Pedestrian Accidents, Slip/Trip-and-Fall, Premises Liability, Dog-bite Cases, Wrongful Death

Elder abuse: Healthcare Negligence

Medical and Dental Malpractice 

General Counsel



John F. Kennedy University, School of Law, J.D., 1993

New York University, B.A., degree in Classics, English Literature and Philosophy, 1975

San Jose State University, M.A. Philosophy candidate, 1993

Memberships (Past/Present)

Contra Costa County Bar Association

Alameda County Bar Association

Santa Clara County Bar Association

San Francisco County Bar Association

American Bar Association

Beverly Hills Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Orange County Bar Association

State Bar of California

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Association of Defense Counsel


Student Body Vice President, New York University, 1974.

John F. Kennedy University Law Review, 1996, 1998.

Adjunct Law Professor, JFK University School of Law, 1996-2000.

Transportation Commissioner, San Ramon, 1996.

Varsity Basketball, NYU 1973-1974

Golden Gloves Heavyweight boxer, 1972-1973

Varsity Crew, 1972-1973

WNYU Radio broadcaster, 1973-1975

Fraternity member, Phi Gamma Delta

Head coach Mustang Soccer for 11 years, boys and girls

Little League manager and girl's softball manager for 11 years

Prior international residences: Zurich, Zermatt, Paris, Nice, Dublin, Capetown

Prior residences in the United States: Washington, D.C., New York, Florida, Colorado, Massachusettes, California

Dana Point Chamber of Commerce Member

Monarch Beach/Dana Point Rotarian

St. Francis By The Sea Parishioner

Date and place of birth: Washington, District of Columbia, December 12, 1953