Professional Experience and Education
Judicial and Private Dispute Resolution Experience
1991-Present Private Dispute Resolution. Service as private arbitrator, mediator, private settlement judge and
Judge pro tempore in a variety of civil matters.
1983-1991 Judge of the Superior Court, State of California
Extensive experience as General Trial Department, Civil Law and Motion Department and
Supervising Domestic Relations Judge; 3 terms as Presiding Judge and active in development
and participation in Court's ADR program.
Special Assignments to Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District and California Supreme Court
See, for example, reported opinions at 39 Cal.3d 422; 39Cal.3d 454; 175 Cal.App.3d 772; 176 Cal.App.3d 38;
176 Cal.App.3d 46; 177Cal.App.3d 537; 207 Cal.App.3d 837
1979-1983 District Attorney, County of Yolo, California
1976-1979 Blease, Vanderlaan & Rothschild, Sacramento, California, Associate attorney.
General private practice with emphasis in administrative, political and labor law.
1972-1976 Deputy District Attorney, County of Yolo
1991-1992 HealthCare COMPARE Corp./Occupational-Urgent Care Health Systems, Inc. Vice-President,
Legal; Vice-President Sales & Service.
1992-1995 Cameron & Associates, California General Counsel and Project Manager for private investment and consulting
firm; project manager for business operations in Russia.
1972 Juris Doctor, University of California, Davis, Martin Luther King School of Law.
1969 Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara.