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A successful lawyer for over fifty years and the founder of the firm, he began his professional career as a teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District. An active member of United Teachers Los Angeles when it first formed, he became its first lawyer after graduating from USC School of Law. He has been a guiding force in developing education law to develop and preserve the rights of teachers and other educators in California. He is a member of the Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations and The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Other professional associations include: National Organization of Lawyers for Education Associations, Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, and Consumer Attorneys of California. Education: University of Michigan, B.A.; USC (Gould) School of Law, J.D.
His and the firm's published cases include (among others):
Taylor v. Board of Trustees of the Del Norte Unified Sch. Dist. (1984) • 36 Cal.3d 500 • Palos Verdes Faculty Assn. v. Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified Sch. District (1978) 21 Cal.3d 650 • Griego v. Los Angeles Unified Sch. Dist. (1994) 28 Cal.App.4th 515 • United Teachers Los Angeles v. Los Angeles Unified School Dist. (1994) 24 Cal.App.4th 1510 • Abshear v. Teachers' Retirement Bd. of California (1991) 213 Cal.App.3d 1629 • Walent v. Los Angeles Unified School Dist. (2015) • MARKEN v. SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST. 202 Cal.App.4th 1250 (2012)