Mr. Popka attended the University of LaVerne Law School where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 1977 (cum laude). He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at the University of California at Riverside in 1971 (cum laude).
Mr. Popka was admitted to practice in California in 1977. He is admitted to the United States District Court, Central Division. He has sat as a past judge pro tem for the County of San Bernardino; and has served as an arbitrator on the San Bernardino County Panel.
Mr. Popka has tried over 100 jury cases to verdict in areas including roadway design, premises liability, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, sexual molestation, vehicle accidents, government tort liability, wrongful death, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, and general tort litigation.