Mr. Fischer was born in Black River Falls, Wisconsin and raised on the family farm in Southeastern Minnesota. He has a broad agricultural background and worked over a six year period for the United States Forest Service and the California Department of Forestry.
University of Minnesota, B.S., 1983
Southwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctor (cum laude) 1989.
Honors: Dean’s List 1987 to 1989, National Dean’s List 1987 to 1989, Tom Bradley Scholarship, American Jurisprudence Award in Real Estate Transactions and Remedies.
Admitted to practice in the State of California in 1989 and the State of Minnesota and the District of Columbia in 1991 and 1992, respectively. Admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Central & Northern District of California, the U.S. Court of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. Member of the Monterey County Bar, the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Minnesota and the Washington D.C. Bar.
In 1992 Mr. Fischer was one of the founding partners of Fischer,