I was born in East Los Angeles in 1972, and was raised in the San GabrielValley,... more
I was born in East Los Angeles in 1972, and was raised in the San GabrielValley, just south of Pasadena. I graduatedfrom UCLA with a B.A. in Political Science, in 1996. Before attending law school, I was a reporter and news editor for various publications in Los Angeles. As a journalist, my favorite gig was as a city reporter covering local politics for the Pasadena Herald Tribune. I also worke... view profile
Although our whole firm prides itself on being "warriors in court," I believe that I... more
Although our whole firm prides itself on being "warriors in court," I believe that I have a calling to spread the word to folks that there are alternatives to going to court. There are alternatives like mediation, collaborative law and cooperative law. People in our firm, and myself, had to take extra training, often at substantial expense and in other states, to be able to offer those alternat... view profile
I practice in the area of Family law and Estate planning. When I returned to San... more
I practice in the area of Family law and Estate planning. When I returned to San Diego in 1969, I worked for Kelco Company first in their Quality Control Lab and then in their Research labs. At the Research Lab I worked doing research and development in food. After that I worked for approximately 20 years in the real estate industry. I was able to obtain a B.S. in Biology, an MBA in Real Estate... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.