- California, 1986
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1987
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1988
- McGeorge School of Law, J.D.
Associations & memberships
- Sacramento County Bar Association (Family Law, 1991—)
- State Bar of California (Family Law, 1991—)
Member of Child Custody Subcommittee of Family Law Executive Committee; Member of Board of Directors for Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group. Member of International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Member of Executive Committee of Minor’s Counsel Section of Sacramento County Bar association, Approved by Sacramento Superior Court to represent children as Minor’s Counsel in Family Law matters.