Former Prosecutor, Deputy District Attorney, Orange County, 1989-1995. Narcotic Enforcement Team Asset Forfeiture Unit, 1994-1995. Listed, Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. CJA Panel, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Southern Division. President of Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association (Dec. 2010-2011); Secretary (2010); Board Member of Federal Bar Association/OC Chapter (2009-2010) (Secretary 2011); Speaker: NACDL - Street Crimes - Gangs and RICO (2010); Moderator for OCCDBA Panels; Moderator for FBA/OCCDBA Criminal Law Panel (Nov. 2010); Panelist - Southern Western Law School Law review Symposium on Criminal Law and Punishment Issues (2010); CJA Steering Committee (CDC) (2011); Central District CJA Trial Panel Training - RICO - Sept., 2010); Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Winning Strategies Conference: (RICO Presentations, Federal Complex Litigation: Portland, Oregon, May 7-9, 2009; Charleston, SC, February 5-7, 2009; Los Angeles, CA, September 4-6, 2008; San Diego, CA, June 8-10, 2006); (Gang Presentations, Federal Criminal Defense: Albuquerque, NM, February 8-10, 2007); (Multi-Track-Federal Criminal Defense Trial Strategy Conference, Baltimore, MD, September 6-8, 2007; Chicago, IL, September 2009-TBA); Beach Cities Service League, Issues Juveniles Face in Today's Society, 2008; NCL, Issues Facing Young Women in Today's Society, 2009. Panelist, The Art of War Stories: Litigation Lessons Learned, 2007. Guest Speaker: Criminal Law Society, Western State Law School, 2009; Internet and Computer Crimes for Instructor Wayne Gross, Chapman Law School. Ethics Panelist, West Orange County Bar Association, 2005. Co-Chair of FBA/OC Chapter, Behind the Books and Bars, An Inside Look at Our Federal Judges and their Courthouse, 2009. Co-Chair, FBA Criminal Practice Seminar, 2009-TBA. From Backpacks to Briefcases, Whittier Law School, 2009.