Practice Areas: Family Law.
Admitted: 1977, California and U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Law School: Pacific Coast University, J.D., with distinction, 1977.
College: University of Southern California, B.A., cum laude, 1968.
Member: Long Beach Bar Association (Member, Board of Governors,1983-1986, 1999-2001; Program Chair, Program Co-Chair, 2008; Co-Chair, MCLE Super Saturday Event,2008; Program Chair 1999-2000; Co-Chair, Legal Services to the Poor Committee, 1985, 1986,1987; Chair: Family Law Section, 1986; Bench, Bar and Media Committee, 1987-1988; Long Beach Women Lawyers(President, 1982-1983); State Bar of California.
Biography: Judge, Pro Tem: Municipal Court, Long Beach Judicial District, 1982 and Los Angeles Superior Court, South District Family Law Department, 1990—, 1999; Family Law Mediator, Los Angeles Superior Court Mandatory Mediation Program, County of Los Angeles, South District, 1985—. City Councilman, Signal Hill, California, 1968-1972. Member, Board of Directors, Legal Aid Foundation of Long Beach, 1981-1988, 1991-2000. Member, Executive Committee, Friends of Legal Aid Foundation, 1983. Member, Long Beach/Harbor Area Legal Aid Council, 2000—; Editor and Events Editor, Long Beach Reporter, 1987—. Member, Board of Directors, Psychiatric Clinic for Youth, 1987-1989.