Practice Areas: Complex Civil Litigation (State and Federal); Employment Law; Business Law; Environmental Law; Public Law; Land Acquisitions; Real Estate; Administrative Law; Partnership Dissolution; Appellate Practice
Admitted: 1981, California, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuits.
Law School: McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, J.D., 1981.
College: Loyola Marymount University, B.A., 1976.
Member: Fresno County, Federal and American (Member, Sections on: Natural Resources Energy and Environmental Law; Litigation; Labor and Employment Law; Public Entities) Bar Associations; The State Bar of California (Member, Sections on: Environmental Law; Labor and Employment Law; Litigation).
Biography: Managing Editor, Pacific Law Journal, 1979-1980. Law Clerk to Hon. Donald R. Franson, Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District, 1981-1983.
Reported Cases: Southern Pacific Land Co. v. Westlake Farms, Inc., et al., (1987) 188 Cal.App. 3d 807 (233 Cal.Rptr. 794); Selma Pressure Treating Co. v. Osmose Wood Pressuring, Inc. (1990) 221 Cal.App. 1601 (271 Cal.Rptr. 596).
Publications and Lectures: Author: Comment, "Criminal Probable Cause in Administrative Searches Under California OSHA: Mandated or Preempted?" 11 Pacific Law Journal 1019, 1980; Staff Writer, "Review of Selected 1979 California Legislation," 11 Pacific Law Journal, 324, 1980.