Michael obtained his Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice and a minor in... more
Michael obtained his Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice and a minor in Political Science from San Diego State University. He commenced his legal education at California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA. While completing his legal studies Michael worked for San Diego County Public Defender's Office and Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office obtaining a balanced perspective fr... view profile
In addition to practicing law for over 26 years, with the support of my husband I... more
In addition to practicing law for over 26 years, with the support of my husband I have raised three children to adulthood. I have been an active volunteer with Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts for 12 years. I am a volunteer judge for the Tri-Valley Youth Court which helps juvenile offenders avoid the traditional juvenile justice system. As a mother of an active duty soldier, I am also active with the... view profile
I am a former Oakland Police Officer which gives me a unique insight on how police... more
I am a former Oakland Police Officer which gives me a unique insight on how police conduct themselves, write reports, and formulate probable cause to make an arrest. I love to defend the U.S. Constitution which is why I file a lot of motions for my clients, for example, motions to dismiss charges, motions to suppress due to unlawful searches and seizures, motions to return property, just to nam... view profile
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