I graduated Boston College in 1978 with a double major in Psychology and Political Science. Earning his J.D. degree in 1980 from the Southwestern University School of law, which I attended under the S.C.A.L.E. accelerated legal education program. I have been licensed with the state bar since 1981.
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A passionate consumer advocate, I believe in giving back to the community. I am presently a Chairman of the Board of Trustee’s of the Huntington Beach Hospital, a Board Manager of the Orange County YMCA, Editor of Forum Magazine (California Trial Lawyers Association), a City of Huntington Beach Planning Commissioner (January 2011), served on the Statewide Liaison Panel for the State’s Ford/Firestone Litigation and a member of the board of directors for SeaCliff County Club.
The past year (2012-2013) I has been a co-chair of a fundraising tournament, “The Greatest Save” at SeaCliff country club in Huntington Beach part of the KinderVision foundation and presented by Tiodize. The Greatest Save, part of the KinderVision foundation, is a prevention-focused program that teaches kids and teens to recognize and avoid risks from predators instinctively.