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Academic & Other Notable Achievements

5 Books Published
Avoiding Probate-Holding Title and Living Trusts, (85pp) c. 1991 California Community Colleges Real Estate Education Center, California Department of Real Estate Continuing Ed.
Real Estate Negotiation, c. 1982 by Graduate Realtors Institute, Washington 
Negotiating Skills for Increased Profits, c. 1980 by United States National Bank
Criminal Law: A Mnemonic Approach, (25 pages) c. 1971 by L.A.W. Review Course
Questions and 100 Verbatim Answers, (176 pages)c. 1970 by L.A.W. Review Course


Articles Published
"ELAC'S Computer Laboratory for Appraiser Training- First in the U.S." c. 1989, CCCREC, DRE

"Negotiation by Fax and Modem," c. 1986
Stages of the Syndicator's Role: Checklist," c. 1984
"Limited Partnership Prospectus: Checklist," 1984
"Law in Los Angeles Tour," c. 1984
Real Estate Syndication," c. 1984
"The July 1, 1984 changes in the Corporations Code Provisions for Limited Partnerships," c. 1984
"Supervisors' Survival Series for Los Angeles County Department of Personnel," c. 1983
”Negotiation as a Management Tool," c.1979 by TransAmerica
"Matrix Management," c. 1978 by North American Rockwell
Paramount Personnel Plan, (for the City of Paramount) c. 1978 by Dixon Associates
"Negotiation in the Public Sector," c. 1977 by Dixon Associates Founder and 1976-80 Editor, Naples News
Hawaiian Gardens Affirmative Action Plan, (for the City) c. 1975 by Dixon Associates

1962-63 Editor, Southern California Public Personnel Association Newsletter
"Former A.S. President Reports Form Mexico," (two-part series) c. 1960 by College Times

"Dixon Charts A.S. Progress," (two-part series) c. 1960 by College Times
"A.S. Prexy Dixon Views Cuba, Fidel," (two-part series) c. 1959 by College Times
"Model Building as an Educational Technique," c. 1959 by Revel Corporation

"Wesley Did It!" c. 1957, Southern California-Arizona Conference Wesley Newspaper The Lump Sum
1955 Editor, The Silver Pen, as President of Writers' Guild

1954 Editor, Region del Sur, for Southern California Junior Statesmen


Lectureships
Current lectureships:
Lecturer, School of Policy, University of Southern California since 1986
Lecturer, California State University at Los Angeles since 1992
Emeritus Full Professor and Head of Law and Real Estate at East Los Angeles College since 1971
Former Associate Dean of the Law School and Full Professor of Law (1968-1973), Van Norman University
Former lectureships:
Graduate Realtors' Institute of Washington
Governmental Management Institute
American Management Association
L.A.W. Review Course
University of Oregon
University of Washington
Washington State University
Pasadena City College
Cypress College
Mt. SAC
North American Rockwell
TransAmerica
United States National Bank
Developmental Services Corporation, Washington
Southwestern University Law School
Los Angeles County Department of Personnel
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Academy
LACCD ITV (Instructional Television, Channels 2 and 28)
Los Angeles Breakfast Club
Los Angeles County Supervisors' Association.


Professional Affiliations
2009 Secretary-Treasurer, 2007 Program Chairman, 2006 Membership Chairman, Ball-Hunt Inn of Court
2005-6 Member Board of Governors, 2002 Golf Tournament Chairman, Long Beach Bar Association
2009-present Board of Directors member, Long Beach Bar Foundation
2004 – present. Member, Grand Cru Board of Directors in support of Legal Aid Foundation of LA
American Bar Association
California Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Lawyers Club
Phi Delta Phi (Legal Fraternity)
National Association of Realtors
California Association of Realtors
Pacific West Association of Realtors
Greater 
Long Beach Association of Realtors
Greater Long Beach Area Real Estate Club Member
Rotary Club of Long Beach
Sustaining Member, Republican National Committee
Sustaining member, California Republican Party Member
Republican Party State Central Committee, 1970-1988
Elected 1970-1988 to local and County Republican Central Committee


Honors
2009 Achievement Award for 35 years as Attorney
2005 Certificate of Recognition by the Apartment Association, California Southern Cities for Advised Apartment Association on California Supreme Court Case of Wasatch Property v. Degrate 35 Cal 4th 1111 which requires 90 days notice to remove Section 8 tenant; 1992 Outstanding Alumnus Award [with Tom Bradley] from CSULA
Grand Marshal of 1985 Naples Island Christmas Boat Parade
1984 Heartwell Award Recipient, Naples Improvement Association
Selected for Honorary Life Membership in the Associated Students of CSULA, Life Membership in Alumni Association, Outstanding Male Student, Blue Key Honor FraternityCommunity Chest Leadership Award. Honorary Member of Club Azteca of Mexico [Mexico City] and B.I.C. [Baja California]
Commendations from:
State Office Supervisors' Association
Montebello High Twelve Club
Fresno High Twelve Club
Piru Lyons Club
 

Etc.
Advised Apartment Association California Southern Cities in 2005 on California Supreme Court Case of Wasatch Property v. Degrate 35 Cal 4th 1111 which requires 90 days notice to remove Section 8 tenant. Partnered public college [LACCD] and private corporation [TRW] to install first training center in America to train real estate appraisers “hands on” with computers for each student in 1989. Co-founder and Incorporator of Long Beach Children’s Museum in 1986. Taught Sunday school class of 30 high school students and brought them to Colorado by train in 1984.  Former Class President at ELAC, CSULA and USC Law School. In 1983 proposed the “Skinny House” [Ripley’s “World’s narrowest house”] to be a Historical Landmark, which was done. Facilitated getting State Legislature to establish a State License for Building Inspectors in California in 1979. Testified before the Senate Education Committee on 8/3/77 in favor of splitting Long Beach City College from Long Beach Unified School District, which was done. Sailed 2,000 miles from Hawaii to California in 1971 on a Cal 40 with a crew of students. Among the first to register in 1969 as Legislative Advocate with City of Los Angeles & California State Legislature. Took the first census of Tila Chol tribe of Mayan Indians in Chiapas, for the Mexican Government in 1960. Addressed 8 National fraternity conventions in 1959 asking each to change constitution to allow minorities admission. 4 did. Changed 4 local fraternities to nationals at CSULA in 1960. Former 1959-60 Student Body President of CSULA and President of the California State University Student Body Presidents' Association which represents 400,000 students on 23 campuses. It established building funds in 1960 which built student union buildings on most of the campuses, and most of the student bodies were incorporated. Honorable Discharge, U.S. Army. Interviewed Fidel Castro in Havana in 1959, described Bay of Pigs to US audiences before attack.


For More Information
Who's Who in American Law, 10th edition; 1998; Who's Who in the West, 27th edition, c. 2000-2001, Marquis Who's Who; Who's Who in the World, 17th edition, c. 2000, Marquis Who's Who; Who's who in Consulting; Marquis' Directory or Registered Lobbyists and Lobbyist Legislation; Personalities in the West and Midwest; Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities; American Biographical Institute; Dictionary of International Biography.