Brian D. Monaghan

(NOTE:  This is a selective biography, written in Sept 2009)

Date of Birth:  2/23/1939, Philadelphia.

Spouse:  Gerri, Children: Kathi, Patrick, Mark and Todd

Education:  US Naval Academy (1962, followed by two tours in Vietnam); J.D. Hastings (1970).  Admitted to California Bar in 1970.

Work: associate, Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps (1970-75); solo practice (1975-approx. 2003).

Bar/other:  ABOTA (1983); Outstanding Trial Lawyer from Consumer Attorneys of San Diego (eleven times, from 1978-1998); Trial Lawyer of the Year, CASD (1979, 1984, 1988); California Trial Lawyer of the Year Award (ABOTA); Stephen J. Sharp Public Service Award (Assoc. of Trial Lawyers of America, 1998); namesake, Brian D. Monaghan Employment Law Section, American Trial Lawyers Association; American Ireland Fund Heritage Award (1999).