Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Probate matters
  • Business Litigation, Legal Malpractice
  • Family Law : Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Premarital contracts, Property Settlement Agreements


  • 1977, Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • 1978, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • 1979, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee

Law School:

  • DePaul University, J.D., cum laude, 1977


  • University of California, Los Angeles, A.B., summa cum laude, 1974


  • Maricopa County (Member, Lawyer Referral Service Committee, 1987-88) and Illinois State Bar Associations; State Bar of Arizona (Member Appellate Practice; Family Law Sections.)


  • Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Gamma Mu. Member, National Moot Court Team, 1976. Listed in: Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, Who’s Who in Arizona. Articles Editor, De Paul Law Review, 1976-77. Law Clerk Hon. Jack L. Ogg, Arizona Court of Appeals, 1977-1978. Author: “County of Cook v. Lloyd A. Fry, “25 DePaul Law Review 563, 1976. Trial Attorney, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1978-81. Judge Pro Tem, Maricopa County Superior Court, 1991-present.


  • Whittier, California, May 25, 1952