Mr. Norman, a graduate of the University of Southern California Law Center, commenced practice with a nationally recognized Los Angeles based real estate and construction law firm where he specialized in construction litigation. He moved his practice to Ventura County in 1964. Mr. Norman is a trial attorney and his practice emphasizes business and construction litigation, shareholder and partner disputes, serious personal injury, insurance bad faith, will contests and trust litigation. He is also an experienced and well respected mediator and arbitrator. Mr. Norman serves as a settlement officer for the Ventura County Superior Court and as an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA"). Mr. Norman is a member of the American and Ventura County Bar Associations (past president), the Consumer Attorneys of California (past board member), Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association (past president), American Board of Trial Advocators ("ABOTA", past president of the California Coast Chapter), American Inns of Court and the American Arbitration Association. He has lectured frequently to lawyer groups on litigation, mediation and arbitration issues.