(NOTE: This is a selective biography, written in June 2010.)
Date of Birth: 1929, San Diego, CA
Spouse: Diane; three daughters, 21 grandchildren
Education: Cal Berkeley (1951, Political Science; played on three Rose Bowl teams for Cal, in 1949, 1950 and 1951), Boalt Hall Law School (first two years, then entered U.S. Marine Corps; completed law school at USD and was first graduate of USD School of Law). Admitted to California Bar in 1957.
Work: various firms, primarily worked as solo plaintiff’s attorney.
Bar/other: President of ABOTA 1987-88 (rank: diplomate); member, SDCBA (50+ years). Has tried over 150 jury trials to verdict. Plans to practice until he is 85, and thereafter will either slow down or consider some other career.