San Jose Police Department, Police Lt. retired in 2002. Post Advanced Certification Burlingame Police Department San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. SWAT team member, undercover/covert narcotics; missing persons/homicide investigations; Commander of Internal Affairs; Commander of Gang Unit. Instructor at Gavilan and San Jose Community Colleges. State wide teaching on narcotics and under the influence investigations. Extensive trial experience in all areas of family law including domestic violence, child/spousal support, child custody and visitation, property division, and debt allocation. I also provide mediation services and collaborative law for clients who are not interested in litigation. Extensive criminal experience in all felony matters including three strike cases, felony/misdemeanor drug and under the influence cases, domestic violence, sex crimes, theft, and DUI both felony and misdemeanor.