(NOTE: This is a selective biography, written in June 2010.)
Date of Birth: 2/9/1942, Bloomington, Illinois
Spouse: Joan K. Irion; Chidren: Mike, Josh
Education: JD, University of Illinois College of Law (1966). Admitted to California Bar in 1966.
Work: Lindley, Lazar & Scales, 10/66 to 10/97, commercial litigation; thereafter, fulltime neutral.
Bar/other: member of SDCBA since 1967, President in 1986. President, State Bar of California, 1991-91; President, San Diego County Bar Foundation, 1988-89; Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators, 2001 to present; Association of Business Trial Lawyers, 1993 to present. SDCBA award for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession, 1990.