Admitted in 1984, California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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Law School Attended
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley
Class of 1983
Class of 1970
magna cum laude
(Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization)
Award, 2008. Author: "COBRA at Divorce," Family Law News, Fall 1994; "Qualified Medical Child Support Orders," Family Law News, Summer 1995; The Three Stepsisters: QDRO, QMCSO & COBRA, California State Bar Presentation Monterey, California, 1996; "QDRO for Child Support," Family Law News, Summer 1998; "QDROs and Other Retirement Benefit Orders," The Rubic's Cube of Marital Property Rights in an IRA, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Newsletter, Winter 2005, No. 1. Co-author: "AB 861," Amended Family Code Section 2337, January 2008; "California Solves National Heartbreak over Loss of Retirement on Divorce," Series regarding Amendments to Family Code Section 2337(d) in The Family Law News, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2008 and ACFLS Newsletters, Spring, Summer and Fall 2008. New Judicial Council Form FL-347: Early Termination of Marital Status Under Family Code Section 2337 - Focus on Securing Beneficiary Designations, ACFLS Newsletter, Summer 2009. Contributor: Dividing Pensions and Other Employee Benefits in California Divorces, CEB 2006; California Marital Settlement and Other Family Law Agreements, CEB 1997-2006 editions. Contributor: "California Marital Settlement Agreements on Hot Docs (electronic document assembly program) and California Family Law Practice and Procedure (2d ed) Chapter 213 treatise," Lexis Publishing, 1999-2005. Co-author, Articles on Family Code Section 2337(d) in the 2008 Family Law News and Association of Certified Family Law Specialist Newsletter. Co-Founder and Administrative Chair, QDRONES, 1988—. Member: Contra Costa Bar Association (Member, Board of Directors, Family Law Section, 1988-1991); State Bar of California (Member, Property Committee North, Family Section, 1993-2001; Legislative Liaison, 1995-2001; Federal Advisory Committee, Medical Child Support Working Group, 1999-2000). Fellow: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Association of California Family Law Specialists.
In Re Marriage of Lehman (1998) 18 Cal.App.4th 169.