Mr. Shimokaji has been a member of the Steering Committee for the California Minority Counsel Program. He was a founding director of the Orange County Japanese-American Lawyers Association and has served as an instructor in the paralegal program at the University of California, Irvine. For more than 20 years, Mr. Shimokaji has supported clients in industries as diverse as aerospace, apparel, chemicals, household products, medical devices, photo imaging, and semiconductors. Following graduation from the University of California, Irvine with a bachelors degree in chemistry, Mr. Shimokaji received his Juris Doctorate degree from Southwestern University School of Law. In law school, Mr. Shimokaji was an executive editor for the schools law review. Mr. Shimokaji is a past president of the Orange Coast Optimist Club. He served for three years on the Executive Committee for the California State Bar Intellectual Property Section. He is now serving a three year term on the California State Bar Federal Courts Committee. Attorney Shimokaji has served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Robert M. Takasugi, Judge, United States District Court.Mr. Shimokaji is admitted to the California Bar and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.