VITAE & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
6/80 to present Sole Practitioner
Estate Planning, Probate and Business and Corporate Law
6/80 to 5/81
House Counsel to an engineering and real estate development firm in
1/86 to 5/87
Diploma in Taxation, University of San Diego
8/76 to 5/79
J.D., California Western School of Law
9/72 to 5/76
B.A., Philosophy, Cum Laude, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Lecturer and Guest Speaker
California Western School of Law
U.S. Small Business Administration
San Diego State University
University of San Diego
Center for Women's Studies and Services
Board and Memberships: (Past and Present)
San Diego County Bar Association (Ethics and Probate study section)
Women's Legal Center of San Diego, Inc.
Lawyer's Club of San Diego (Board & Treasurer)
Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce (Small Business Council)
Kiwanis of Point Loma
Volunteers in Parole (State Bar)
Ocean Beach Mainstreet Association
Peninsula Family YMCA (Finance Committee Chair)
Represents sole proprietors, partnerships and corporations ranging
from small service businesses to corporations doing upwards of 10
million dollars. I have represented temporary personnel services,
doctors, architects, lawyers, publishers, engineers, small
manufacturing plants, coffee houses, insurance services, restaurants,
bars, retail companies, travel agencies, and computer companies.
Work performed for the above includes: incorporations, drafting
partnerships, buy/sell agreements and issuing stock.
ESTATE PLANNING CLIENTS
Represents individuals and couples, draft their estate planning
documents, including living trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and complete vesting of assets.
Represents executors and administrators in probating assets,
including the sales of real property. Accomplished various
non-probate transfers and trust administrations.
Arbitrator for: American Arbitration Association &
San Diego Superior Courts
Hearing Officer for: City of San Diego Metropolitan Transit District
Board Port of San Diego Consultant to CEB: "Counseling CA Corporations"; "Forming and
Operating S Corporations"
Hiked up the top of Half Dome, Yosemite Park twice;
Won the Women's Yacht Racing Fleet s High Point Trophy for the year
in my 33 foot sailboat Uforia; Gave birth at age 37, to an
active baby boy!
Obtained Tax Exempt (Non-Profit) status for many corporations;
Incorporated a new business that increased its sales to $10 million
California Continuing Education of the Bar Consultant for 2
"Forming and Operating S Corporations" and
"Counseling California Corporations"