He began the practice of law in 1974 in Los Angeles, California, doing liability and workers’ compensation plaintiff and defense. He has been married, has three grown children, and has five grandchildren. He was on the editorial board of Lexis Nexis for 25 years, editing books for them. He co-authored a book entitled: California Vocational Rehabilitation System.
He is an avid bowler, tennis player, scuba diver, jogger, and boxer. But, his passion, after spending time with his granddaughter, is body surfing.