(NOTE: This is a selective biography, written in January 2006)
Date of Birth: 11/6/1928, Los Angeles, CA
Spouse: Doris, Children: Lyn, Peter Michael, Lee, Dana
Education: Stanford 1950-1953. Admitted to California Bar July 1953.
Work: US Army JAG (1954-1957), U.S. Attorney’s Office (1957-1959), Sheela, Lightner, Hughes, Castro & Walsh (1959-1977), Sullivan, Jones & Arthur (1977-1978),
Solo Practice (1979-present)
Bar/other: Member of SDCBA since 1958, Board of Directors, 1968-1971; ABOTA President, 1967, National Executive Committee, 1972-1975; State Bar Board of Governors, 1976-1979; Judicial Council of the State of California, 1981-1983; American College Trial Lawyers, 1977-present; Board of Trustees, University of San Diego 1973-present, chair 1986-1989; Daniel T. Broderick Award, 1992; Thomas Moore Lifetime Achievement Award, 1998; E. Stanley Conant Award, 1997; Consumer Attorney Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame, 2005