Admitted: California, 1978; District of Columbia and U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1980; U.S District Court, Northern District of California, 1981; Maryland, 1983; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1995; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1996; U.S. Supreme Court, 1997.

Law School: University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1978.

College: University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A. (Majors: History and Biology), 1974.

Member: District of Columbia Bar; D.C. Affairs Section, Co-Chair (2003-2006); Maryland State Bar; State Bar of California; Maryland State Bar Association; Federal Communications Bar Association.

Biography: UC Hastings Alumni Board of Governors (2009-2012); District of Columbia Alternate National Committeeman; Democratic National Convention Delegate; Commissioner Babe Ruth Baseball.