Bachelor, University California, Santa Barbara, 1976. Juris Doctor, Santa Barbara College of Law, 1984.
Associate Stockdale, Peckham & Werner, Tustin, California, 1985-1986, Law Office of Roger P. Tomalas, Newport Beach, 1986-1988, Hickey & Neuland, Laguna Hills, 1988—1993. Private practice, since 1993.
Member American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association (secretary, treasurer insurance law committee 1986-1988).
Married Marsha M. Winskill, March 8, 1987. 1 child, Evan Ross.