Mr. Brugge is a Director with the firm. He received his bachelor of arts degree in 1976 from Loyola University of Los Angeles and his juris doctor from Southwestern University School of Law in 1979. While in law school he received the American Jurisprudence Award for Estate Planning and Taxation.Mr. Brugge is admitted to the State Bar of California; the United States District Court for the Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California; and the United States Ninth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal. He is a member of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, past president of the Glendale Bar Association, and has served as a court-appointed arbitrator/mediator. He serves on the executive committee of the Glendale I Chapter of ProVisors.