(NOTE: This is a selective biography, written in Sept 2009)
Date of Birth: (not supplied); Washington, D.C.
Spouse: Michael, Children: Ashley, Alyse
Education: B.A. University of Wisconsin, Madison WI (1970); J.D. USD (1973). Admitted to California Bar in 1973.
Work: Deputy DA (1974-1987).
Bench: Appointed to Municipal Court Feb. 17, 1987; appointed to San Diego Superior Court May 9, 1990 (to present).
Bar/other: First female President, SDCBA (1985); San Diego County Bar Foundation (1986-94); Public Lawyer of the Year (SDCBA, 1986); California Women in Government Law and Justice Award (1983); Welsh Chapter, American Inns of Court (1997-present); State Bar Conference of Delegates (1979-1985).