Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Cal Poly. 1976

Juris Docturate (JD) from Western State University, 1983

Masters of Law (LL.M) in taxation from University of San Diego 1984

Bar Admissions

  • 1984

Professional Membership and Affiliations

  • Member, specialty section of the Orange County Bar Association for Estates & Trust
  • Founder and Director of the Daily Pilot Cup, an interscholastic soccer tournament for the youth of Newport Beach and Costa Mesa.


  • Named one of the most influential people in Orange County Ten times by the Daily Pilot, a Newport Beach/Costa Mesa daily newspaper.
  • Costa Mesa Mayor’s Award