California State University, Hayward, B.A., summa cum laude, 1973
Law School Attended:
Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1976
Year of First admission:
1976, California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1990, U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1999, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Santa Clara County and West Valley Bar Associations; State Bar of California.
In re Zamani (2008) 390 B.R. 680; In re Cecconi (2007) 366 B.R. 83; Ung v. Koehler (2005) 135 Cal. App. 4th 186; Melendrez v D & I Investments, Inc. (2005) 127 Cal.App.4th 1238; Nguyen v. Calhoun (2003) 104 Cal.App.4th 428; Abdallah v. United Savings Bank (1996) 43 Cal.App.4th; In re Apte, 180 B.R. 223 (9th Cir.BAP (Cal.) 1995); USA Nutrasource, Inc., v. CNA Insurance Company (2001 N.D.Cal) 140 F.Supp.2d 1049; In re BFP, 114 S.Ct. 1757, (U.S. Supreme Court, 1994) - amicus; I. E. Associates v. Safeco Title Ins. Co. (1985) 39 Cal.3d 281- amicus; Trustors Security Service v. Title Recon Tracking Service, (1996) 49 Cal.App.4th 592 - amicus; Lindsay v. Beneficial Reinsurance Co. (In re Lindsay) (9thCir.1995) 59 F.3d 942 - amicus.
Hobbies & interests:
Golf, softball, coaching, cooking, travel, family.