The better approach in his view is to encourage the undertaking of civic responsibility instead of the discouragement thereof; As a result, Geoff has always been a volunteer in the community. "Ask not what your country can do for you" has fallen by the wayside in an environment of cradle to grave promises of governmental welfare programs. In the words of the venerable Ben Franklin, "Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither." As an attorney, Geoff is committed to preserving and enhancing civil rights in California and the United States. As a citizen, Geoff is philanthropically oriented.