J.D., University of San Diego 1991
B.A. University of California at Irvine, 1988.
California State Bar, 1991; United States District Court, 1991, Specially Admitted to Louisiana State Bar as In House General Counsel, 2016-2021.
Favorable binding arbitration award in Cornes Motors v. Miramar Pontiac, dispute over buy sell agreement of auto dealership, resulting in specific performance of contract, and additional $352,000.00 in damages and $334,000.00 in attorney’s fees and costs;
Grant of Motion for Summary Judgment in Bonilla v. Kearny Mesa Dodge in favor of Defendant, in case involving modified vehicle and severe brain injury claim;
Defense verdict in Gonzalez v. Providence, wrongful eviction/malicious prosecution case claiming punitive damages;
Two six figure settlement cases on behalf of dealer clients in disputes with manufacturers since 2010..
Has authored multiple newsletters for the automobile dealer industry, not published and featured article in Automotive News Magazine; Panelist, 2012 New Motor Vehicle Board Industry Roundtable
San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego New Car Dealers Association, California New Car Dealers Association, National Association of Dealer Counsel