Loyola University of Los Angeles (Bachelor of Business Administration, 1964). Southwestern University (Juris Doctor, 1971).
Worked at Murchison & Cumming (Los Angeles, California) specializing in General Insurance Defense Litigation, Construction and Land Subsidence Law, Premises and Automobile Liability, Employment Law, Wrongful Termination, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment. Admitted to the bar, 1972, California. Arbitrator, Los Angeles Superior Court Special Arbitration Panel.
Settlement Officer, Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Van Nuys Superior Court Settlement Program. Speaker: California Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA). Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC).
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Van Nuys. Member: Los Angeles County Bar Association. State Bar of California.
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (President, 1994). International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel (FICC).
American Board of Trial Advocates (Member: Los Angeles Board of Directors, 1995. National Board of Directors, 1996).
Member Association Trial Lawyers American, International Association Defense Counsel, Federation Insurance and Corporation Counsel, State Bar California, Association Southern California Defense Counsel (chairman court liason committee 1982-1983, board directors 1985-1986, special activities committee 1987-1988, secretary/treasurer 1991), Los Angeles County Bar Association, Wilshire Bar Association M C.