AV rated trial lawyer for 22 years, with a graduate degree in peacemaking and conflict studies. Member of the California Bar, admitted to various federal district and circuit courts and the United States Supreme Court. I also am a second degree black belt and tai chi instructor.
I provide peacemaking and mediation services in difficult, complex and emotional non-litigated and litigated disputes. Typical assignments include family business conflicts, clergy sexual abuse, partnership and shareholder disputes, and internal management disputes.
BA Dartmouth College 1973JD UOP McGeorge School of Law 1977MA Peacemaking and Conflict Studies, Fresno Pacific Univ. 2001Adjunct Professor of Law, San Joaquin College of LawAdjunct Professor of Forensic Psychology, Alliant University