Publications & Classes Taught

Contributing to the education of other family law lawyers, and the advancement of family law, is very important to me. That is why I invest a lot of time and energy in publishing articles and teaching classes.

Articles & Publications

  • Enforcing Child Support and Spousal Support Orders, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California Symposium (May, 2015)
  • Family Lawyers’ Top Software Picks, Family Lawyer Magazine (February, 2015)
  • iCloud is My Cloud, Law practice white paper (2014)
  • The Desktop Computer Is Not Lost, Family Lawyer Magazine (December, 2014)
  • Custody X Change, Law practice white paper (2014)
  • Evernote and Biz Cards, Law practice white paper (2014)
  • Strategies For Family Law In California, Surviving the Shrinking Family Law Courts, Aspatore Books (2013)
  • Improving Your Practice With Technology, Family Lawyer Magazine (July, 2013)
  • Social Media: Get out of it what you put in, Family Lawyer Magazine (November, 2012)
  • Skype in the Law Office, Family Lawyer Magazine (August, 2012)
  • Going To Court With Less Paper, Family Lawyer Magazine (August, 2012)
  • LinkedIn For AAML Fellows, AAML Mid-Year Meeting 2012
  • Dumping the Banker’s Boxes, Family Lawyer Magazine (2011)
  • Marriage Dissolution Process And Procedure – Published by the National Business Institute (2010)
  • Computerization and Telecommuting for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer, ACFLS Newsletter, the newsletter of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (Spring, 2005)
  • Handling California Divorce Cases From Start to Finish (ethics section), Published by the National Business Institute, Oakland, California
  • Computerization and Telecommuting for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer, California Litigation, the Journal of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of California
  • Ten Ways To Save On Legal Costs In Divorce, originally published by Divorcesource.com
  • Computerization and Telecommuting for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer, Trial magazine
  • Your Customer the Insurance Company, For The Defense magazine
  • Computerization and Telecommuting, Forum magazine
  • How to Litigate Your First Civil Trial in California – Published by the National Business Institute
  • Auditing and Accountability, Corporate Counsel Magazine
  • The Next Generation in Family Law Practice, Family Law News, the official publication of the State Bar of California Family Law Section (Vol. 27, 2005)
  • Family Law Offers of Proof: A Procedural Enigma, Family Law News, the official publication of the State Bar of California Family Law Section (Vol. 28, No. 2, 2006)
  • Publisher, California Divorce Blawg (www.californiadivorceblawg.com)
  • Publisher, Family Law Lawyer Tech & Practice Blog (www.familylawyertech.blogspot.com)Selling Your Tracing!, ACFLS Newsletter, the newsletter of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (Fall, 2008)

Legal Education Faculty and Speaking Engagements

  • Technology Symposium IV, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 2015 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
  • Smoke and Mirrors: Cash Games People Play, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Walnut Creek, California
  • Enforcing Your Judgments – How To Make Orders A Reality, 39th Annual Family Law SymposiumAmerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California Chapter, Napa, California
  • International pre/post nuptials and marriage contracts, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, European Chapter Meeting 2015, Seville, Spain
  • The Business of Family Law, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, national webinar
  • The Mac Attack, Running Windows on a Mac, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 2014 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
  • Collaborative Practice, Webinar Moderator, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, national webinar
  • My Smoke, Your Mirrors:  Accounting Games People Play In Family Law Matters, The State Bar of California 87th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.
  • Try to See It My Way, Webinar ModeratorAmerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, national webinar
  • Show Me The Money, Webinar Moderator, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, national webinar
  • Prenuptial Agreements, 37th Annual Family Law Symposium, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California Chapter, Napa, California
  • Trends in Child Custody Research, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, national webinar
  • Chair, 36th Annual Family Law Symposium, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California Chapter, Napa, California
  • Introduction to Divorce Law, LawReview CLE, Pasadena, California
  • Introduction to Divorce Law, LawReview CLE, Anaheim, California
  • Introduction to Divorce Law, LawReview CLE, Oakland, California
  • Evidence Bootcamp Webinar, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, national webinar.
  • Legal Technology in Family Law Practice, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Northern California Chapter 35th Annual Family Law Symposium, Sonoma, California.
  • Offers of Proof, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Northern California Trial Practicum, San Francisco, California.
  • Family Law From A to Z, National Business Institute, Santa Clara, California
  • Instructor, Essentials of Family Law, Solo Practice University (www.solopracticeuniversity.com)
  • Technology Tips, Including Remote Computing, Case Management, and Other Neat Tricks
    Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Oakland, California
    Alameda County Bar Association, Pleasanton, California
  • Handling California Divorce Cases From Start to Finish, National Business Institute, Oakland, California.
  • Utilizing Computerization in the Practice of Law, LegalTech, San Francisco, California
  • Trying Your First Civil Case, National Business Institute, Oakland, California