1972, California, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1977, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Tax Court; 1978, U.S. Claims Court; 1979, U.S. Customs Court and U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals; 19
University of California at Los Angeles, J.D., 1971
Law School Graduation Year
Occidental College, B.A., 1968; University of Washington
Beverly Hills (Member, Sections on: Probate, Trust and Estate Planning; Taxation; Law Practice Management), Los Angeles County (Member, Sections on: Business; Corporations Law and Taxation; Trusts and Estates; Small Firm and Solo Practitioner) and American (Vice-Chair, 1992-1994, and Chair, 1994-1996, Closely-Held Business Committee, Corporate Tax Committee, Tax Practice Management Committee and Small Firm Lawyers Committee; Member: Special Problems of Business Owners and Estate Planning and Drafting: Pre-Death Planning Issues Committees, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Taxation Committee; Sections on: Taxation; Busines s Law; Law Practice Management) Bar Associations; State Bar of California (Vice Chair, 1995-1996; Chair, 1996-1997; Member: Taxation Law Advisory Commission, 1994-1997; Board of Legal Specialization, 1996-1997; Nonprofit and Unincorporated Organizations Committee, Business Law Section, 1989-1992; Sections on: Taxation; Estate Planning, Trust and Probate).
Phi Alpha Delta. Moot Court Award. Author: Liability of Directors Under the New California Nonprofit Corporation Law, University of San Francisco Law Review, Summer 1979. Consultant, Advising California Nonprofit Corporations, CEB (1984). (Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization) (Also Of Counsel to Shaffer, Gold & Rubaum, LLP)