"Inside the hardworking, intelligent mind, there is a heart of gold" -- Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye
He recounts that a friend talked him into going to law school, so he enrolled in night classes at USC. He then took a job with the AG's office because: "The going rate at the time for a lawyer on Wilshire Boulevard was $600 a month, and the attorney general's office offered me $750." He assisted with the prosecution of "famed crime boss Jimmy 'The Weasel' Fratianno."
An SDCBA "Legends of the Bar" video interview with him is here.
|The article also quotes one SD County Deputy DA describing him as "humorous" and "flinty" -- which sounds more like a fine Chablis.|
From How Appealing today: Among the documents released today by the William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum: PDF files described as "Supreme Court Nominations (Ginsburg/Breyer)" and "Judge Sonia Sotomayor."