Admitted: 1977, California, U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Eastern Districts of California and District of Hawaii, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
Law School: Harvard University, J.D.
Member: State Bar of California; California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (Member, Board of Governors, 1986-1989); Cabrillo College Foundation (Member, Board of Directors).
Biography: Phi Beta Kappa. Recipient, President's Undergraduate Fellowship; Mark DeWolfe Howe Award for Civil Liberties Research; State Bar of California Pro Bono Award. Listed, Criminal Law, Naifeh & G. Smith, The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White). Deputy Public Defender, Santa Cruz, California. Assistant Federal Public Defender, Northern District of California. Executive Vice President and General Counsel, O'Neill, Inc. Lawyer Representative, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.
Born: Oakland, California, November 5, 1951
Cases: U.S. v. Aguilar, 515 U.S. 593 (1995); U.S. v. Ye, 436 F.3d 1117 (9th Cir. 2006); U.S. v. Meek, 366 F.3d 705 (9th Cir. 2004); U.S. v. Ramos-Osequra, 120 F.3d 1028 (9th Cir. 1997); U.S. vs. Wills, 88 F.3d 704 (9th Cir. 1995); U.S. v. Poulsen 41F3.d 1330 (9th Cir. 1994); U.S v. Weber, 923 F.2d 1338 (9th Cir. 1990); U.S. v. Johns, 851 F.2d 1131 (9th Cir. 1988); U.S. v. Cadet, 727 F.2d 1453 (9th Cir. 1984); U.S. v. Stout, 641 F. Supp. 1074 (N. Dist. Cal. 1987).
Practice Areas:Criminal Law