I am an accomplished jury trial veteran and Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy, a distinction earned by only 140 lawyers in California. A trial lawyer for over 22 years, I have spent over 500 days as lead trial counsel in jury trials throughout California. A student of the jury trial, I have been awardedMartindale-Hubbell’shighest honor, an AV Rating, signifying that my legal abilities are of the "very highest standard" and my professional ethics are "unquestionable." I am a member of The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers 2009 to 2015. I have also earned the coveted Avvo Rating of "Superb 10/10″ and is Lead Counsel Rated. I have been named to the prestigious Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1997 and also a graduate of the internationally renowned Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.