Jim Marinos

(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.