Expert on Welfare Eligibility Determinations
7/06/1977 to present California State Bar (SBN #074038)
1977 to present Attorney in Private Practice
1999 to present AV rating, Martindale-Hubbell
2001 to present Vol. 1, Pre-Eminent Lawyers of America AFTER
+11 yrs: WELFARE ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATIONS:
March 1964 to Feb. 1976: L.A. COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES performing the following work:
12/71-2/75 Program Assistant, Public Inquiry & Appeal
Responded on behalf of Director to inquiries from Board of Supervisors, elected officials, recipients, landlords, public at large;
Effective resolution required problem-solving analysis based on detailed knowledge of federal, state, and county programs and requirements, of case problems involving both financial help and supportive services.
Specific case problems’ citations and/or proposed resolutions were referred to the District Director or his delegate for review, correction and follow-up.
Received subpoenas for closed case records
Made custodial court appearances on behalf of Dept.
6/70-12/71 Eligibility Worker Supervisor:
Supervised line staff:
12 eligibility workers in 2 intake units;
then in turn,
1 approved AFDC unit of 5 new workers
1 Child Placement Budgeting Unit
1 AFDC-linked Medi-Cal unit
11/69-5/70 Staff Assistant, Education and Training Services (ETS)
General Relief Work Project Coordinator for Los Angeles County:
Conducted survey (sites and skills)
Wrote 2 Administrative Directives
With Mr. Marvin Freeman, wrote “Comparative Welfare Services Delivery Systems Around the World”, May 1970
4/68-10/69 Supervisor, Work Incentive Program (WIN) Metro North Beverly District;
Developed and implemented local procedures and controls in compliance with federal legislation for compilation of required statistical reports.
WIN Auditor, county-wide survey