Honors  

 
  • Commended by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for “excellence” in leading appellate team in Rodriguez-Román v. Immigration & Naturalization Service, 98 F.3d 416 (9th Cir. 1996)​.

  • Named one of Orange County’s “Twelve Most Talked-About Lawyers” of 2007 by Orange Coast Magazine.

  • California Academy of Appellate Lawyers Award for Brief Writing (Faculty advisor, Roger J. Traynor California Moot Court Competition).

  • Bernard E. Witkin Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy (Faculty advisor, Roger J. Traynor California Moot Court Competition).