Administrative Presiding Justice, California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District; Presiding Justice, Division
Five, Second Appellate District; Served by assignment on the California Supreme Court; Judge of the Superior Court of Los
Angeles County (Civil, Criminal, Law and Motion, Juvenile, Psychiatric, West District branch court; Supervising Judge of Criminal
Departments); Judge of the Municipal Court, L.A. Judicial District.
Chairman, California Center for Judicial Education
and Research; Vice President, California Judges Association; Select Committee on Supreme Court Procedures; Chairman, Appellate
Courts Institute; Faculty of California Judicial College; Judicial Advisor to California State Bar committee on Court Reform,
Civil subcommittee; Chairman, Ethics Committee, California Judges Association; National Conference of State Trial Judges'
Committee on Fair Trial and Free Press.
J. D., University of California (Boalt Hall of Law);
B. A., UCLA; Graduate of National College of State Trial Judges, University of Colorado.
TEACHING AND PUBLICATIONS
Lecturer in Law, University of Southern California Law Center (Evidence; Psychiatry and the Law); have been a guest
lecturer at U.S.C. Medical School, U.C.L.A. Graduate School of Management; U.C.L.A. Extension (Program on Justice for the
Poor); the California State Bar C.E.B. programs in Evidence and "Evaluation and proof of damages in personal injury and
wrongful death cases"; have been a speaker at numerous judicial and legal seminars including the California Judges Association,
Criminal Courts Bar Association; U.C.L.A. Law Seminar; Lawyers Club of Los Angeles, Wilshire Bar Association; have published
articles on a variety of legal subjects in legal publications; Recipient of a Special Commendation from the Joint Committee
on Legal Education of the American Bar Association and the American Law Institute.
President and Director, Westdale Savings
& Loan Association
Secretary/Treasurer & General Counsel,
Budget Pack, Inc.