As an AV rated attorney, former federal judge, arbitrator and corporate vice president, I specialize in providing first class legal and consulting assistance to business and corporate clients engaged in technology, pharmaceuticals, real estate, franchises, and other businesses. My client base includes small to medium size LLC"s, corporations and partnerships, as well as entrepreneurs and start-ups. I work with clients in the United States and the United Kingdom.
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I am an active member of the California Bar Association. I have served on many local bar committees, as well as being engaged as a founding member of the Orange County (California) Federal Bar Association, and the Peter Elliott Inns of Court, where I served for many years as a Master of the Bench. I was also active for many years in investigating and reporting to the Governor of California on qualifications for judicial candidates. I served as a federal judge and as the Director of Litigation to a major corporation. I have been, and continue to be, engaged as a Neutral for the American Arbitration Association where I handle complex business legal disputes. I am also a licensed real estate broker in the State of California.
Additionally, I have written articles for legal publications and mentored younger attorneys through teaching continuing education classes for the California Continuing Education of the Bar program.
I am a graduate of the Califonria State Univeristy system and received my JD degree from the University of California hastings College of the Law.
My background includes employment as a Special Attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Organized Crime Section where I successfully prosecuted organized crime matters, including RICO, in federal district and appellate courts. I have since been involved in civil litigation of hundreds of complex contract and business transactions involving intellectual property, real estate (both commercial and...
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American Arbitration Association
1999 - Present
Act as neutral in complex business disputes, often as Chair of three panel hearings.
Rose Law Offices
1997 - Present
Private Practice; AV rated attorney. Handling all types of business litigation and transactional matters in state and federal courts in Southern California, Minnesota and Boston. Litigated scores...
Coldwell Banker Corporation
VP Director of Litigation
1994 - 1997
Nationwide supervision of approximately 10 in house attorneys and scores of outside counsel, in handling, assessing, trying to conclusion, and settling hundreds of claims and lawsuits involving...
United States Courts
United States Magistrate Judge
1981 - 1994
Acted as sole federal judicial officer for a three county area consisting of a population of over 6 million. Handled both civil and criminal matters, including civil jury and bench trials.
United States Department of Justice
Acting Special Attorney in Charge
1972 - 1978
Responsible for supervision of Los Angeles Strike Force, consisting of approximately 8 DOJ Special Attorneys, and scores of federal investigative and law enforcement agents, with the goal of...
University of California Hasting College of the La
1969 - 1972
California State University-Northridge
1964 - 1969