Full-time and regular faculty includes full-time teaching faculty and administrators, and faculty and administrators with part-time teaching loads and other institutional responsibilities. All are involved in daily campus life. In the case of teaching faculty, they have completed the regular full interview process, or in some cases, may be a Dean’s appointment.
Professor Adeline Allen is an Assistant Professor at Trinity Law School. She received her B.S. in Physical Anthropology from UCLA, cum laude, and J.D. from Regent University School of Law in the honors track. She served as the Executive Editor of the Regent University Law Review. Professor Allen teaches Contracts and Torts and also serves as the Law Review Faculty Advisor at Trinity Law School.
Professor Clark is a graduate of Western State University College of Law and Point Loma College. He is an experienced litigator and an experienced professor. Professor Clark has taught on an adjunct basis at Western State University College of Law as well as at Trinity before joining the full time faculty in the 2013-2014 academic year. Professor Clark teaches Torts, Remedies, and Civil Litigation Skills.
R. Neil Rodgers
Professor Rodgers is a visiting professor at Trinity Law School and has practiced law privately in areas of bankruptcy, Chapter 11 reorganizations, workouts and debtor-creditor law. He has represented clients in all facets of bankruptcy practice, including service as a Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustee and counsel to trustees. He formed and advised business entities and handled business litigation in state and federal courts in addition to advising corporations on merger & acquisition matters and representing corporations in securities and IPO cases. Professor Rodgers also handled family law matters and served as special bankruptcy to the Orange County Tax Collector from 2006-2010. Professor Rodgers has taught at Trinity as an adjunct professor since 2001. He has taught many electives, as well as doctrinal courses, in Business Organizations, Constitutional Law, Torts, Contracts, Professional Responsibility, Criminal Procedure, and Community Property. He also coaches Trinity’s interscholastic Moot Court team and provides consulting to Trinity alumni who are building bankruptcy practices. Professor Rodgers joined the full time faculty in the 2015-2016 academic year.
Mike Schutt is director of the Institute for Christian Legal Studies, a cooperative ministry of Trinity Law School and the Christian Legal Society (CLS). He is the director of CLS’s Law Student Ministries and CLS’s Attorney Ministries. He is a visiting professor at Trinity Law School and serves InterVarsity Christian Fellowship as National Coordinator of its Law School Ministry. Before joining the Trinity faculty, he taught on the Regent University law faculty for twenty years. He is the author of Redeeming Law: Christian Calling and the Legal Profession (IVP 2007) and a number of scholarly articles and essays. He serves as editor in chief of the Journal of Christian Legal Thought. Schutt is an honors graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, and he writes and travels to law schools around the country from his home in Mount Pleasant, Texas, where he lives with his wife Lisa and their son, Jack.
Dean Myron Steeves earned his J.D. at Georgetown University Law Center, and his B.A. at Biola University. Prior to attending law school, Dean Steeves served as a missionary in which role he worked in the Middle East and India. He practiced law in Orange County, California, emphasizing transactional work for nonprofit clients, and general business litigation. He began teaching at Trinity’s predecessor law school, Simon Greenleaf School of Law, in 1992, and has taught many classes, including Business Organizations, Constitutional Law, and Jurisprudence. He became the Director of Development and Alumni Relations in 2008, and Interim Dean in 2010. He has served as the Dean since 2011.