Earns an Associate of Arts in history from Foothill Community College, with honors.
Receives a Bachelor of Arts in political science and government from the University of San Francisco, cum laude.
Attains a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Santa Clara University School of Law; Is admitted to practice law in California and the federal courts.
Is a deputy DA and active with several units as a member and supervisor at the Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney until 2021.
Is an instructor on the Fourth Amendment for the San Jose Police Department (SJPD) Bureau of Investigation until 2014.
Is the author of numerous legal texts on the Fourth Amendment, many of which are published through the CDAA through today.
Receives a Commendation Letter from both the Burglary Prevention Unit and the Narcotics Unit at the SJPD.
Is recognized as the Santa Clara County Employee of the Month.
Is an instructor on the Fourth Amendment for the Los Gatos Police Department until 2001; Receives an Excellence Award from the SJPD.
Is an editor for “High-Technology Crime” via KSK Publications.
Is an instructor for the CDAA on various Fourth Amendment issues through today.
Is an instructor on search warrant law at the Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation until February, 2023.
Is the CDAA Author of the Year.
Is certified as a level two instructor in Peace Officer Standards & Training.
Is a guest lecturer on Fourth Amendment Law at the Stanford University Citizens Academy.
Authors a book titled “Warrantless Searches, a Guide for Police-Citizen Contacts, Cell Phones and Exclusions.”
Is the Prosecutor of the Year for Region One of the California Narcotic Officers’ Association.
Commences his retirement; Receives the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
Receives an Excellence in Training Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards & Training.