Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Guardianship
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Visitation Rights


  • 1978, California

Law School:

  • McGeorge School of Law, J.D.


El Dorado County Bar Association (Vice-President, 1981-1982; President, 1982-1983); State Bar of California (Delegate, 1982-1984; Member, Family Law Executive Committee, 1996—); California Judges Association (Member, Family Law Subcommittee); California Court Commissioners Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1988-1990, 1994-1996); Senior Fellow, American Leadership Forum.


  • Winner, El Dorado Hills Citizen of the Year, 1997
  • Completed, Mediation Training, Adryenn Cantor, Esq., 1994
  • Officer/Director, Pacific States Development Corporation, 1973—
  • Research Attorney, El Dorado County Superior Court, 1978-1987
  • Superior Court Commissioner, Ed Dorado County, 1987-1996
  • Retired Commissioner, Alternate Dispute Resolution, 1996—
  • Pro Tem Assignments, El Dorado Superior and Municipal Courts. Faculty: Judicial Orientation;
  • California Judicial Education Program, 1988-1995
  • California Family Law Reports, Trial Advocacy Program, 1994
  • Presenter: Family Law Institutes, 1988-1995
  • CEB – Family Law Issues, January 2007


California Judicial Studies Program Planning Committee, 1995—; Board of Directors, Marshall Hospital, Placerville. Panelist, CEB Family Law Program, 2003. Member, Executive Committee, American Leadership Forum Mountain Valley Chapter.


Boston, Massachusetts