Denomination: Roman Catholic
- Staff attorney El Centro de Accion Social, Pasadena, California, 1977-1984. Associate Gronemeier, Barker & Huerta, 1985-1989, partner, since 1989. Deputy city attorney City of Pasadena, 1989-1992, assistant city attorney, since 1992.
Member Blue Ribbon Committee/Affordable Housing, Pasadena, 1982, Charter Study Committee, Pasadena, 1987. Member Pasadena Planning Commission, 1987-1989, vice chairman, 1989. Member American Bar Association, Mexican American Bar Association (treasurer 1983), Tournament of Roses Association (provisional), State Bar California (executive committee public law section, Outstanding Public Lawyer of Year 1996).