I have been practitcing law since 1981, first as a tax attorney with Chevron, then in my own practice since 1990. I enjoy the challenge of resolving the tax and financial issues each client presents and seek to get them the best settlement based on a fair analysis of both the facts and law affecting the situation. I like to help people move their lives into the future.
I often see solutions where others see only questions.
We are known as a detail oriented firm that requires an accurate, complete and full disclosure from both parties as a basis for a fair settlement. I have developed unique materials to help my clients understand the law and explain their situation to their advantage
The TR6 was to be the tow car for my racing Spitfire, but the towbar was stolen and the trailer was too heavy for it anyway. Still all original....50,000 miles.
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|CA||Resigned With Charges Pending||1980||05/23/2016|
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best attorney||Alameda Journal survey||2000|
|Appreciation Award||Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators||1989|
|Award of Merit||N/A||1988|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||1980 - Present|
|Alameda County Family Law Association||Member||N/A|
|Alameda County Bar Association,Executive Committee||Member||2001 - 2004|
|Alameda County Bar Association,Family Law Section||Founder||2000 - 2000|
|Bar Association of San FranciscoExecutive Committee||Member||1998 - 1998|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||President||1997 - 1997|
|Alameda County Bar Association,Executive Committee||Member||1995 - 1995|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||Member||1991 - 1991|
|Bar Association of San FranciscoExecutive Committee||Member||1991 - 1993|
|San Francisco Area Women Tax LawyersProgram Committee||Member||1989 - 1989|
|Bar Association of San Francisco,Corporate Law Dept. Section||Chairman||1986 - 1988|
|,,Child Care Committee||Chairman||1985 - 1986|
|,||Founder||1979 - 1979|
|California Business Law Reporter||How State and Local Taxes Reach Out and Touch Your Business Where It Lives, Part II: Mail Order Sales and Personal Services||1988|
|Louisiana Bar Journal||Louisiana Parish Sales and Use Taxes - Analysis of the Overlap||1984|
|Golden Gate University School of Law||Tax||LL.M - Master of Laws||1981|
|Golden Gate University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1979|
|Wayne State Univ. Detroit||N/A||MA - Masters||1972|
|Michigan State University||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1967|
|Michigan State University||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1967|
|East Bay Licensed Document Assemblers||Limited Scope Representation||2004|