• J.D. 1992, St. John’s University School of Law, Queens, New York
  • B.A. Government 1989, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
  • International Human Rights,The International Lawyer, Spring 2011 (Alien Tort Statute)
  • Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Vol. 3, § 47 (Thomson West 1998)
  • Book Review, Crusaders in the Courts, by Jack Greenberg, Legal Times, June 13, 1994
  • Note, Guilty Until Proven Innocent? Civil Forfeiture Under 21 U.S.C. § 881(a) and New York CPLR Article 13-A, St. John’s Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development, Vol. VI, Issue 1 (with Joseph Brintle)

Alameda County Bar Association

  • Representative to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors’ Task Force on Urban Shield

American Bar Association

  • Civil Rights and Social Justice Section, Vice-Chair, Committee on National Security and Civil Liberties, (2013-2017)
  • International Law Section, Vice-Chair, Human Rights Committee (2008-2010)
  • Litigation Section, Trial Practice Committee, Co-Chair, Ethics Subcommittee (2004-2006)

Earl Warren American Inn of Court, Master (2017-2020)

National Lawyers Guild, National Police Accountability Project 

San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association

Husayn Center for Social Justice, Trenton, NJ, Advisory Board (2015-present)

Tampa Bay Inn of Court, Barrister (2003-2006)

Hillsborough County Bar Association, Co-Chair, Community Liaison Committee (2004-2005)

Super Lawyers®
AV Preeminent Rating – Martindale Hubbell
Outstanding Attorney – U.S. Department of Justice
Volunteer Attorney of the Year – Alipato Project
California, Florida (inactive), New York, Texas (inactive)