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  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
  2. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 10%
  3. Elder Law: 10%
  4. Brain Injury: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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Contact info

1230 Rosecrans Ave Ste 450
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2011
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2010
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2009
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2008
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2007
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2006
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2005
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Southern California Defense CounselBoard of DirectorsN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityN/AJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of Southern California Law SchoolPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CAALA Annual Convention"Cross-Examination of Experts at Trial"2010
NABRICO Annual Meeting"Mock Trial of a Legal Malpractice Case"2009
California Medical Legal Committee Annual Meeting"Trial of Cases Involving Agency Theories"2009
Annual American Society for Healthcare Risk Management Convention"Legal Exposure for Defending Medical Spas"2009
Meeting of California Medical Legal Committee"Defending Bariatric Surgery Cases"2008
Annual Santa Barbara Seminar"The Current State of Medical Malpractice Litigation in California2003
CAALA Annual Convention"How to Avoid Being Sued for Legal Malpractice"2002
Annual Santa Barbara SeminarLegal Malpractice Litigation2002
Annual Meeting of American Society of Bariatric Surgeons"Defending Medical Malpractice Cases"2002
CAALA Annual ConventionMock Trial of a Premises Liability Case1999
CAALA Annual Convention"Cross Examination of Plaintiff at Trial-Mock Trial of a Legal Malpractice Case"1997
CAAC Annual Tahoe Seminar"The Defense Perspective on the Plaintiff's Case for the Unitiated"1997
LATLA Meeting"Techniques in Taking the Deposition of a Plaintiff"1995
CTLA Annual Conventional"Medical Malpractice Litigation: The Defense Perspective"1994
California Continuing Education of the BarCourtroom Conduct: Tactics, Ethics, Contempt and Common Sense"1994
LATLA Annual Damages Symposium"Persuasive Presentation of Damages"1993
LATLA Annual Symposium"Cross Examination of Plaintiff's Economist Expert at Trial"1992
LATLA Annual Symposium"Mock Trial of a Personal Injury Case"1991
LATLA Annual Symposium"Cross-Examination of a Medical Expert at Trial"1989
CTLA Annual Symposium"Common Mistakes of Plaintiff Person Injury Lawyers at Trial"1988