EDUCATION AND MEMBERSHIPS

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), graduated 1971 with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.

Loyola University School of Law, graduated in 1974 with a Juris Doctor Degree. Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1974.

Seminar speaker at Japan Business Association on the new immigration law of September, 1996, and televised on local Japanese television.

Member - American Immigration Lawyers Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association - Immigration and Probate Sections, American Bar Association. Admitted to United States Tax Court, United States Supreme Court.

EXPERIENCE

Over 30 years experience practicing law in Los Angeles, California handling immigration , corporate, estate, probate, and trusts. Specializing in representing Japanese corporations doing business in the United States.

Have national immigration practice and have handled cases in California, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida, Michigan, Georgia, Washington, Nevada, Arizona and other states.

Have represented large Japanese corporate clients for immigration matters in banking, real estate, automobile, auto parts, hotels, trading companies, cosmetics, restaurants, sporting and golf equipment, travel, airlines, consumer electronics, entertainment and film, computers, multimedia. Have also represented famous Japanese entertainers, singers, musicians, film directors, models, and artists.

In the estate area, have handled numerous probate court cases, written joint and single living trusts, simple and complex wills, and durable power of attorneys. Have prepared and filed Estate Tax Returns, form 706, with the Internal Revenue Service. Have represented clients before the Internal Revenue Service in estate audits. Have handled complex litigation in probate court. Represented substantial Japanese nationals with estates in the United States.

Author of booklet "Japanese Manager's Guide to U.S.Immigration" (Japanese version) and "Estate Planning Booklet" (Japanese version)

Have Japanese speaking staff.