Admitted: 1976, California
Law School: Loyola Marymount University, J.D.
Member: Los Angeles Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section); State Bar of California (Intellectual Property Section); Los Angeles Copyright Society; California Lawyers for the Arts; PEN Center USA West; Los Angeles Intellectual Property Association.
Biography: Author: "Kids Allowed," California Lawyer, November 1983; "Access to Courts," California Lawyer, September, 1984; "War on Lawyers?" California Lawyer, March, 1985; "Malpractice Insurance Crisis," California Lawyer, July, 1985; "Which Courthouse? What Advantage?", California Lawyer, May, 1986; "Prop. 51 Shakes the House of Torts," California Lawyer, June, 1986; "Legal Eagles," California Business, November, 1988; "Look What They've Done to My Songs: Midler v. Ford Motor Co.," California Lawyer, July, 1989; "Lonesome Dove and the Electronic Rights Revolution in Publishing," Los Angeles Lawyers, June 1990; "Buchwald v. Paramount: Beyond the Hype," Los Angeles Lawyer, April 1991; "Vanity of Vanities: 'Subsidy' Publishing After Stellema," Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 2, 1992; "Ethics in Entertainment Law," Los Angeles Lawyer, April 1993; Kirsch's Handbook of Publishing Law, 1996; Kirsch's Guide to the Book Contract, Silman-James Press, 1999; A History of the End of the World, Harper One, 2006. Teaching
Born: Los Angeles, California, December 19, 1949