Certified Family Law Specialist
Admitted in 1981, California
Law School Attended
University of California, Davis, School of Law
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Psychology, Sociology and Law
Served on the Senate Task Force on Family Relations Courts Co-founder and facilitator of the Sacramento Custody Discussion Group (1983 - 2008).
Associations & Memberships
Sacramento County (Chair: Family Law Court Liaison Committee, 1985-1991; Voluntary Legal Services Program Committee, 1985-1989; Family Law Section, 1989; Judiciary Committee, 1993-; Council, 1985-1988; President, 1992; Member, Family Law Section, Custody Committee, 1994-) Chair, Children's Counsel Section, 2008-); and American (Member: Family Law Section; ABA House of Delegates, 1992-1994 and 1999-2002) Bar Associations; State Bar of California (Member, Family Law Section; Executive Committee, State Bar Conference of Delegates, 1996-1999; Chair, 1999-2000; Appointed Member, Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 2000-2003); Advisor 2003-); Women Lawyers of Sacramento (President, 1988); California Women Lawyers (Board Member, 1988-1991); Sacramento Area Custody Discussion Group (Co-Founder and Facilitator, 1983-2008); Association of Family Conciliation Courts - AFCC, California Chapter Board of Directors (President, 2010-2012; Past President, 2012-2014; Legislation Committee Chair, 2008-present); Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (Legislative Coordinator, 2009-2010; President-Elect, 2010-2011; President, 2011-2013).
(Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization)