My job is to resolve crisis, relieve frustration and help those in conflict get to a place where they can move on with their lives.
I provide calm, problem-solving legal counseling, applying common sense, intuition and analysis based on decades of experience. I am thorough, yet focused and clarifying.
I provide tenacious representation, with a high degree of commitment, organization and thoroughness. I prepare organized, clear and insightful pleadings and documents, arguing cases in court clearly and forcefully.
I provide a mediation atmosphere conducive to collaborative resolution. I offer scholarly, sophisticated evaluation of legal issues. My approach is calm, yet no-nonsense. I provide efficient, straightforward analysis and apply organization and focus to complex legal issues.

Areas Served
Serving all of Southern California
Including Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties

NO CHARGE for travel expenses or travel time

Mediation / Arbitration

Motor Vehicle Accidents
Defective Products
Premises Liability
Toxic Tort
Breach of Contract
Real Estate
Landlord, Tenant, Broker Misconduct, Fraud
Wrongful Termination, Sexual Harassment
Insurance Bad Faith
Breach of Contract, Breach of Covenant of
Good Faith and Fair Dealing
Claims Handling
Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Claims

Neighborhood Conflicts
Noise (Dogs, Garage Bands,
Construction Equipment)

Boundary Disputes
Trees (Overhang, Encroachment,
Obstructing View)

Workplace Conflicts
Co-Worker Communications
Negotiation of Accommodations for
Disabled Employees

Mediation Training
Conflict Management in the 21st Century
Compromise, Accommodation, Collaboration
Active Listening

Expert Consultation &
Attorney Training

Trial Preparation and Presentation
Discovery 30 Days Before Trial
(Including Experts)
Motions in Limine
Jury Selection, Voir Dire
Opening Statement
Presentation of Evidence and Objections
Examination and Cross-Examination
of Witnesses
Closing Statement
Post-trial Motions

Real Estate
Title Review
Contract Writing and Interpretation
Commercial Financing and Insurance

Civil Litigation & Trials
Real Property Litigation
Contract Disputes
Personal Injury
Thorough Discovery, Preparation for Settlement or Trial

Presentations / Lectures
Breaking with Accepted Narratives
Perceptions, Beliefs and Behavior
Truth and Reconciliation
Law of War
(Including Extraordinary Rendition)
Human Rights and Refugees
Propaganda, Narrative Structure and Storytelling
Japanese Internment and the Role of the Courts in Time of War
The 21st Century Middle East and the Rise of Terror
Legal Aspects of the War on Terror