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Los Angeles Magazine’s Top Southern California Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2005 – 2007.
Successfully prosecuted a civil fraud matter on behalf of a dentist who had been defrauded out of his life savings: $4,000,000 judgment (evidentiary default prove-up) in favor of client (encompassing global money laundering).
Successfully prosecuted an Elder Abuse matter on behalf of a widow who had been defrauded out of her home and retirement accounts:
$1,000,000 judgment (judge trial) in favor of client.
Successfully mediated resolution of a fraud claim under insurance coverage as “negligent misrepresentation” by amending pleadings of prior counsel who plead into the insurance policy exclusions, thereby quadrupling the client’s recovery to the mid-six-figure range.
Successfully defended a multi-million dollar professional negligence claim for within policy limits (after attorney fee reduction) in mediation.
Successfully prosecuted joint venture dissolution claim on behalf of defrauded investors in complex civil trial: $5,000,000 judgment in favor of clients (judge trial).
Successfully prosecuted family law dissolution in favor of client awarded one-half interest in business (judge trial).
Successfully represented clients against some of the Country’s Top 100 Law Firms in California lawsuits.
J.D., Western State University, College of Law – Fullerton, California 1999
Cal. Bar No. 208117 (Admitted July 2000) B.A., California State University, San Marcos – San Marcos, California 1994