He has also held a CPA license in Colorado since 1992.
He currently serves as the Southern California State Chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
He has been a contributor to Business Week Magazine and has been quoted in articles about toxic mortgages, credit card debt, and bankruptcy.
Raymond Schimmel holds a law degree from the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law where he graduated in 1996. At USD School of Law he served as Assistant Editor for the Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues.
He also holds a post-doctoral masters degree in taxation from USD School of law (LL.M.) 1998 and a masters in financial accounting from San Diego State University (SDSU) 1992.
He graduated from college at SDSU and holds a bachelors degree in finance (1988).