Practicing exclusively as a neutral since 1999. Licensed to practice law 1966. Civil litigation trial practice for more than 30 years. Served as a neutral in over 800 matters involving areas of ligation experience, viz, commercial disputes, employment, personal injury, product liability, insurance coverage, and professional liability. Panel member for Kaiser/Permanente, California Department of Insurance, Court of Appeals, CA Superior Courts, and SCMA. Author of articles on negotiation, civil trial practice and lecturer on various aspects of alternative dispute resolution.