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  • Leon Peters Scholar – 1983
  • Co-Author/Editor: Practical Real Estate Law- California Edition, 2nd and 4th Editions
  • Internship with U.S. Attorney’s Office – 1983

Activities and Awards:

  • 1985-1987:  Research Attorney for Presiding Justice George Brown at 5th District Court of Appeals
  • 1986-1995:  Adjunct Professor for Paralegal Program at Fresno City College
  • 1987-88:  Associate Attorney for Nuttal, Berman, and Magill
  • 1995-2008:  Fresno County Superior Court Judge Pro-Tem
  • 1995-2003:  Adjunct Professor of Law at Fresno Pacific University
  • 1995-Present: Organization ARAG (10 Years )
  • 1996: Guest lecturer at Alliant University on “Mental State Issues in Criminal Procedure”
  • 1997- Present: Avvo (10 years)
  • 1998: Guest Lecturer at Fresno State University on “Use of Interpreters in the Courtroom”
  • 2005-Present: Adjunct Professor of Law at San Joaquin College of Law
  • 2017: Guest Lecturer at U.C.S.F. Medical School (Fresno) on “Mental State Issues in Criminal Practice”.
  • 2009 – 2018: Super Lawyers

Certifications

  • Certified Specialist, Criminal Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Areas of Law

  • Murder
  • Assault
  • Kidnapping
  • Robbery
  • Rape
  • Burglary
  • Domestic Violence
  • Weapons Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Criminal Defense
  • State and Federal Court
  • Homicide
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Appeals and Writs
  • Parole
  • White Collar
  • Expungements-Prop 46
Admissions
  • Stare Bar of California, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • San Joaquin College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Americas, B.A.
  •  Santa Clara University M.A.
Associations & Memberships
  • State Bar of California
Hobbies & Interests
  • Outside of my practice, I am dedicated to my family. We love to fish and travel.
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Limited French