• Martindale-Hubbell, Inc., “A-V” rating (“Very High to Preeminent”)
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  • May 29, 2009, designated one of “Top Lawyers In San Diego” by OurCity San Diego Magazine, Consumer/Small Business/Finance Specialty Read More
  • Avvo, Inc. “Superb” Rating (10.0 on scale of 1.0 to 10.0) for experience, industry recognition and professional conduct Read More
  • August, 1980 “Trial Lawyer of the Month,” San Diego Trial Lawyers Association
  • 1993 “Special Recognition” by San Diego County Bar Association (for “service on LRIS committee, 1991-92 Chair and implementation of Modest Means Program”)
  • 1992 San Diego County Bar Association “Outstanding Service Award” (for service to Association other than as a director)
  • 1989 “Special Recognition” by San Diego County Bar Association (for “exceptional service as State Bar Convention Host Committee Chair”)
  • 1995 American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral, “PAR” Consultant (Program of Assistance and Review)
  • 1994 Larry Long Award, State Bar of California Legal Services Section (for “outstanding contributions to lawyer referral service programs in California”)
  • San Diego Legal Secretaries Association “Boss Cum Laude” Award (1985)
  • Certified Specialist – Family Law, California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California (1980-1990)
  • Captain, UC San Diego Intercollegiate Volleyball Team; Named to “All Tournament” Team, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Volleyball Championships, Downers Grove, Ill. (1969)
  • Hilltop High ASB President, Rotary Outstanding Senior, Bank of America Achievement Award (Fine Arts), “Life Member” recognition, 3-year varsity swimming letterman