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 Advanced Exam Approaches and Skills, Wills, Trusts, and Estates, and Professional Responsibility and Ethics.
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 the 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 Constitutional Law, Wills, Trusts, and Estates, 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 the 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.
Daniele Le is an Assistant Dean at Trinity Law School, where she oversees the online Juris Doctor courses and the Legal Research & Writing program. She teaches Legal Research and Writing 1 and Legal Research and Writing 2. Professor Le has been a Lecturer in Law for the residential program at the USC Gould School of Law, where she taught Legal Writing to LL.M. students and supervised LL.M. and M.C.L. students in Directed Research. She has also taught Topics in American Law as part of USC’s online LL.M. and MSL programs. Previously, she served as the Director of Academic Support at Trinity Law School. Professor Le received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. She then attended the Chapman University School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, and graduated in the top 10% of her class. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the Chapman Law Review and an extern for the late Honorable Arthur L. Alarcón of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. A member of the California State Bar since December 2006, she practiced primarily in the area of municipal finance, where she represented California school districts, water districts, and special districts.
R. Neil Rodgers
Clinical Professor R. Neil Rodgers received his B.A. in Political Science from the 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 Associations, 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.
Venus Griffith Trunnel
Assistant Professor Venus Griffith Trunnel received her B.A. in Communication Arts, with a minor in English, from Loyola Marymount University, her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law, and her LL.M from George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC. Her law practice is concentrated in transactional work in the areas of trademark and copyright law, and she is a former Trademark Examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She began her career in insurance defense litigation in the areas of construction defect, employment law, and insurance coverage. Professor Trunnel has been teaching at Trinity Law School since 2015 and teaches Legal Research and Writing and Intellectual Property for the J.D. program and teaches Contracts for the MLS program at Trinity. She is currently the Flex Program Coordinator at Trinity.
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 (2007), a vocational exhortation for law students and lawyers, and he has authored several 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 between lawyers, faith, and culture.