After receiving his bachelor’s from Stanford and JD from Santa Clara, John was admitted to the bar in 1974. His interest in family law began as a clerk and associate for Suren Toomajian, one of California’s first attorneys to specialize in divorce. John established his own firm in 1978, taking on associates as the practice grew. Operating at the highest levels throughout California, his office has represented entrepreneurs, professional athletes and rock stars, as well as working class people with difficult custody or financial issues. John has a reputation as a “straight shooter,” explaining the mediation process and guiding clients past the pitfalls of divorce. By establishing an atmosphere of trust, John has a strong record of resolving cases quickly and fairly.
Hourly rate if additional mediation time needed: $500