- Occupation: Associate Justice, California Supreme Court
- Justice, First District Court of Appeal, San Francisco
- United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
- Director, Criminal Law Division, California Continuing Education of the Bar
- Associate Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law
- Senior Staff Attorney, California Supreme Court and California Court of Appeal
- Law degrees, University of California School of Law and George Washington University School of Law (graduated first in class)