Background


UNDERGRADUATE:

University Of Redlands, Class of 1973, Bachelors of Arts

LAW SCHOOL:

Pepperdine University School of Law, Class of 1976, Juris Doctor

ADMISSIONS:

State Bar of California, 1976
U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1977
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1977
U.S. District Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1992

STATE BAR #:

71602

MEMBERSHIPS:

President, Professional Business Associates of Long Beach, 2002

PRACTICE:

Sole Practitioner, 1976 to 1978
Partner, Kinsey & Lashlee, Attorneys, 1978 to 1996
Sole Practitioner, 1996 - Present

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

FAMILY LAW – dissolution of marriage and domestic partnerships, legal separation, paternity, annulment - custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, division of assets and debts - modification of orders, district attorney matters, prenuptial agreements.

REAL PROPERTY – Title Disputes, Co-Owner Disputes, Partition, Adverse Possession, Neighbor Disputes, Easements.

LANDLORD-TENANT - representing landlords in tenant
related disputes - Unlawful
Detainers, review and
preparation of leases, preparation of eviction notices.

TRUSTS, ESTATES AND PROBATE – Review and preparation of Wills and Trusts. Probate of Estates.

CORPORATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS - formation and
dissolution of small business corporations and partnerships.

COLLECTIONS - garnishments, levies, abstracts of
judgment and other collection procedures

TRANSACTIONAL MATTERS - preparation of leases,
deeds, contracts, agreements and other writings

GENERAL LITIGATION - court related matters including
breach of contract, promissory notes, mechanic’s liens, neighbor
disputes, quiet title, specific performance and other real property
matters