Harvard University and California Western School of Law graduate. Admitted to practice law before all California state trial and appellate courts, United States District Courts for the Central District, Northern District, Southern District, and Eastern District of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Consumer Attorneys of California and American Bar Association member.
Judicial Extern to Hon. Vaughn R. Walker (Ret.), Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. (1993)
Judicial Extern to Hon. Justice Patricia D. Benke, California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One. (2002)
Harvard Varsity Club. Wrestling, Football and Men’s Heavyweight Crew. AAU Triple-Crown United States National Wrestling Champion. Greco-Roman, Freestyle and Sambo/Martial Arts. Indianapolis, Indiana 1988. Henley Royal Regatta Overseas Competitor. Henley, England 1991.