Mr. Grimshaw served a two-year term as a judicial law clerk to the Hon.John E. Ryan (Ret.). During his first year, Mr. Grimshaw served as Judge Ryan’s trial law clerk. During his second year, when Judge Ryan was the chief judge of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Mr. Grimshaw served as his appellate law clerk.
Mr. Grimshaw has been asked on many occasions to present lectures on various subjects, including bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and legal ethics. He has published numerous articles on bankruptcy-related topics. In 2006, he was also appointed by Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to serve on the committee that evaluated and recommended candidates to fill vacancies on the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
Mr. Grimshaw is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Armed Services YMCA at Camp Pendleton. He is also a past member of the Board of Directors for the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum and served as Chair of the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Orange County Bar Association.
Mr. Grimshaw enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and traveling. Mr. Grimshaw is conversant in Spanish. He is an Eagle Scout and continues to be actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America.