Party affiliation: Democrat
Associate Cavaletto, Webster, Mullen & McCaughey, Santa Barbara, California, 1961-1963, Jordan, Keeler & Seligman, San Francisco, 1963-1967, partner, 1968-1988, Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, San Francisco, 1988—2008, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, San Francisco, since 2008. Board directors Mexico-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Chairman Law in Free Society, Continuing Education Bar.
Member board councillors University Southern California Law Center.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Fellow: American Bar Foundation. Member: American Bar Association (governor, state delegate, chairman SCLAID, Chairman.delivery legal services, chairman 10LTA), California Women Lawyers (founder), American Law Institute, San Francisco Bar Association (president, president Barristers), California State Bar (vice president, governor, tax section, delegate, Jud Klein award, Joanne Garvey award), Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif.