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About Me:

Born and raised in Southern California, I graduated from high school in 1987 from Capistrano Valley Christian Schools. I earned my B.A. in Art from Westmont College in Santa Barbara in 1991 and my J.D. from the University of San Diego in 1998. I began my legal career as a criminal defense attorney, where I gained extensive courtroom and trial experience. I later transitioned into civil litigation, and then built a significant trusts and estates practice. I now serve clients throughout the state of California, with an emphasis here in San Diego County.


I am also a member of the Oceanside Rotary Club and the Oceanside Chapter of Odd Fellows.




• State Bar of California

• Trusts & Estates Section, State Bar of California

• Board of Directors, North County Bar Association of San Diego, 2019-2021

• Co-Chair, Trusts & Estates Section, North County Bar Association of San Diego,               2017-2018

• Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section, San Diego County Bar Association




• All California Courts

• United States District Courts, Central and Northern Districts of California

• United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

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