Bachelors of Science from Californa State University, Northridge, 1973 in Business Administration, Accounting.
Auditor Trainee of the Year for Defense Contract Audit Agency, 1976
Deans List for Adademic Excellence, Southwestern University, School of Law.
LL.M., in Taxation, New York University School of Law 1979.
Recipient of Gerald Wallace, Fellowship, New York University School of Law.
Senior Bankruptcy Counsel, United States Department of Justice, Office of United States Trustee 1979-1983.
Professor at Glendale Community College, 1982-1986.
Associate Professor, Golden Gate University, 1984-1985.