University of Santa Clara School of Law
I have been fortunate to have had many interesting cases including defending the mayor of San Diego, a rock ‘n’ roll record producer and a famous film director. Most of my clients are not famous, but their cases are all interesting -- but most significant, they all are extremely important to them and deserve my best efforts in every case.
Lawyer first, focusing on appeals. I also have published two novels and two humor anthologies: “Wilkes on Trial” (Ballantine 1993); “Wilkes: His Life and Crimes” (Ballantine 1990); “Disorder in the Court” (W.W. Norton, 1992, 1999); “Disorderly Conduct,” co-editor (W.W. Norton, 1987, 1999); “Law and Disorder” (W.W. Norton, 2014).
President of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (1979 to 1980); San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyer's Club (president, 1988, and active member to present); San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association (board of directors, presently); Member, board of directors, San Diego Defender Board, 1994-2009; Member, Ninth Circuit Advisory Committee on Rules of Court & Internal Procedures (1996 to 2002); National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, member.
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