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Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Junior Counsel, State Compensation Insurance Fund, 1953;
Los Angeles County Public Defender, 1953-1968 (Chief Deputy, 1967-1968); Superior
Court Judge, 1988-present, Self Employed, Private Dispute Resolution, June 1988
to the present; Los Angeles County Private Judge program and State assignment,
1988-1992; Consultant to the Superior Court BAJI and CALJIC committees, 1989-present.
Family law, including valuation of property and equitable
division of assets upon dissolution; law and motion and discovery; civil trial
courts, presiding over jury and court trials of all types; personal injury litigation,
including auto accidents, products liability, medical and dental malpractice,
insurance litigation, including bad faith and coverage cases.
Real estate matters, including unlawful detainer, real estate
valuation, purchase and sale contract matters, including breach of contract
claims, specific performance, quiet title, nuisance, and eminent domain cases.
Construction contract disputes involving both private and
public entities; commercial litigation of all types; legal malpractice; tort
cases, such as invasion of privacy, trespass, conversion, defamation, unfair
competition, right of publicity; property owner's liability; assault/battery,
intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress; wrongful termination,
and civil rights violations.
L.L.B., Stanford University, 1952
A.B., Stanford University, 1950
Uninsured and underinsured motorist cases
Medical and dental malpractice
Homeowner and property owner liability
Breach of lease/contract
Purchase and sale of real estate