University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
J.D., June 1982
University of Southern California Law Review,
Note and Articles Editor 1981-1982
University of Southern California Law Review, Member 1980-1981
Biological & Behavioral Technologies & the Law,
Assistant Editor (1982)
California Bar Admission, June 1983
B.A. in Psychology, 1978
February 2013 – Present; 2004 - 2008; October – November 1997
Cohen & Lord, a Professional Corporation
Business, construction, employment and products liability litigation, in state and federal courts.
September 1986 – March 1996
Stern, Neubauer, Greenwald & Pauly, A PC
General civil and commercial litigation before state and federal courts, including real estate, judicial foreclosure/receiverships, leasing, construction and development, landlord-tenant, secured lending, partnership and corporate rights, securities, labor and employment, trade secrets, unfair competition. Bankruptcy and workouts.
1984 – 1986
Memel, Jacobs, Pierno, Gersh & Ellsworth
General business and commercial litigation, including contracts, health care and land use.
Coskey, Coskey & Boxer
General business and commercial litigation.
1986 – 1996
Judge Pro Tem, Santa Monica Municipal Court
1986 – 1996
Arbitrator, Los Angeles County Superior and Municipal Courts
1997 – 2001
Owner, Wonderland Children’s Fitness & Dance Center,
Hermosa Beach, CA