Bachelor cum laude, Santa Clara University, California, 1958. Juris Doctor cum laude, Santa Clara University, California, 1963.
Attorney, Pacific Gas & Elec. Company, San Francisco, 1963-1969; attorney, Berry, Davis & McInerny, Oakland, California, 1969-1971; partner, Caputo, Liccardo, Rossi & Kohlman, San Jose, 1971-1975; lecturer law, director CLE, Santa Clara (California) U., 1975-1980; managing editor, Bancroft-Whitney Company, San Francisco, 1980-1991; managing editor, Lawyers Cooperative Public Company, Rochester, New York, 1992-1994; history and literature biography writer, since 1995; columnist, Mountain Democrat, Placerville, California, since 1997.
Member citizen's advisory commission United States Postal Svc., San Francisco, 1989-1992. Member of advisory board Commision on Future of the Court Justices, Judicial Council of California, 1992. Director Cmty. Legal Superior vena cava syndrome, San Jose, 1973-1978.
Member American Bar Association, American Academy Forensic Sciences, Association Trial Lawyers American, Practicing Law Institute, Defense Research Institute, International Platform Association, Writers andBooks Club, Academy American Poets, Modern Poetry Association, San Jose Center for Poetry and Literature.