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 faculty are involved in daily campus life. Teaching faculty have completed a full interview process or may be a Dean’s appointment.
Associate Professor Adeline Allen received her B.S. in Physical Anthropology from UCLA, cum laude, and her 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 was a Visiting Fellow with Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Professor Allen teaches Contracts and Torts.
Assistant Professor Narcis Brasov received his B.A. in Philosophy and his B.A. in Spanish from USC, his M.A. in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics from Biola University and his J.D. from Trinity Law School. He was the Trinity Law Student of the Year award recipient, served as the Executive Editor of the Trinity Law Review, placed 2nd place in the Black Law Students Association Western Regional Moot Court Competition and 5th place in the National Moot Court Competition in 2015. Professor Brasov taught high school level Spanish for the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District since 2003 before joining the full time faculty in 2018. Professor Brasov teaches Property and Civil Procedure.
Associate Professor Dana Clark received his B.A. in History/Political Science from Point Loma College and his J.D. from Western State University College of Law. Professor Clark taught on an adjunct basis at Western State University College of Law as well as at Trinity before joining the full time faculty in 2013. He was named Associate Dean in 2016. He is an experienced general civil litigation and appellate attorney. Professor Clark teaches Torts, Remedies, and Civil Litigation Skills and Negotiations. He also serves as Faculty Advisor to Trinity’s Federalist Society chapter and its Scholar Program.
Assistant Professor Andrew DeLoach received his B.A. in Literature/Writing from University of California, San Diego and his J.D. from California Western School of Law in San Diego. Professor DeLoach attended the International Academy of Apologetics, Evangelism, and Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, and became a Fellow of the Academy, hosted a radio program discussing Christian apologetics, world religions, and the application of legal standards of evidence to historic Christianity from 2009-2012. He practiced law in civil litigation before opening his own practice specializing in estate planning and probate. He taught on an adjunct basis at Concordia University as well as Trinity before joining the full time faculty in 2017. Professor DeLoach teaches Wills, Trusts, and Estates, Legal Research and Writing, Jurisprudence, Legal Apologetics, is the professor-in-residence for the summer International Human Rights program in Strasbourg, France, the Director of the Center for Human Rights and also serves as Trinity’s Law Review Faculty Advisor.
Clinical Professor Kevin Holsclaw served as Acting Assistant Attorney General for Legislation in the United States Department of Justice and formerly served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the California Department of Justice with the responsibility for development of criminal justice policy for the California Attorney General. He also participated as a member of the Megan’s Law Task Force, the U.S.-Medico Border Task Force, and the National Association of Attorneys General Task Force concerning the Victim’s Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. He is a recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award from Victims, Families and Survivors of the Oklahoma City Bombing, the Randolph Award, the highest award given by the United States Department of Justice, and the Marvin Award, given each year to the outstanding attorney by the National Association of Attorneys General. Professor Holsclaw also served as Legislative Counsel to Congressman Dan Lungren from 2005-2013 and served as Interim Dean of Trinity Law School in 2001. Professor Holsclaw teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Immigration Law.
R. Neil Rodgers
Clinical Professor R. Neil Rodgers received his B.A. in Political Science from University of California, Los Angeles and his J.D. from Western State University College of Law. He practiced law privately in areas of bankruptcy, Chapter 11 reorganizations, workouts and debtor-creditor law. Professor Rodgers 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 and acquisition matters and representing corporations in securities matters. Professor Rodgers also handled family law matters and served as special bankruptcy to the Orange County Tax Collector. Professor Rodgers taught at Trinity as an adjunct professor from 2001 until 2015 when he joined the full time faculty. He has taught Business Organizations, Constitutional Law, Torts, Contracts, Professional Responsibility, Criminal Procedure, and Community Property. Professor Rodgers also coaches Trinity’s interscholastic Moot Court team and provides consulting to Trinity alumni who are building bankruptcy practices.
Assistant Professor Joy Statler received her J.D. from Trinity Law School. Professor Statler directs Trinity’s academic support programs. She is also the Director of the Trinity Law Clinics and serves as an instructor and advisor to faculty and students involved in Trinity’s clinical programs.
Clinical Associate Professor Michael Schutt is the Director of the Institute of Christian Legal Studies (ICLS), a cooperative ministry of the Christian Legal Society and Trinity Law School. The mission of ICLS is to train and encourage Christian law students, law professors, pre-law advisors and practicing attorneys to seek and study Biblical truth, including the natural law tradition, as it relates to law and legal institutions, and to encourage them in their spiritual formation and growth, their compassionate outreach to the poor and needy, and integration of Christian faith and practice with their study, teaching, and practice of law. Professor Schutt is an honors graduate of the University of Texas Law School. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Christian Legal Thought, a publication of ICLS. Professor Schutt is the author of Redeeming Law; Christian Calling and the Legal Profession, a vocational exhortation for law students and lawyers, and he has authored a number of law review articles, essays and supplements on biblical principles for use in the law school classroom. Professor Schutt's primary focus is expanding the influence of ICLS through Trinity Law School. Professor Schutt teaches in the area of the relationship of lawyers, faith and culture.
Professor Myron Steeves received his B.A. in Intercultural Studies from Biola University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to attending law school, Professor Steeves served as a missionary in Middle East and India. His law practice is concentrated in transactional work for nonprofit clients and general business litigation. Professor Steeves began teaching at Trinity’s predecessor law school, Simon Greenleaf School of Law, in 1992, became the Director of Development and Alumni Relations in 2008, and served as Dean of Trinity Law School from 2010 to 2016. Professor Steeves has taught classes in a variety of subjects and currently concentrates his teaching in the area of Constitutional Law.
Assistant Professor Katelin Tooma received her B.A. in Journalism from Pepperdine University and her J.D. from Chapman University Fowler School of Law. She served as Articles Editor of the Chapman Law Review and received graduate excellence awards in negotiations and mediation advocacy. Professor Tooma is the director of Trinity’s legal research and writing program and was named Assistant Dean in 2017.