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Eric Halvorson



  • J.D., Duke Law School


Eric Halvorson has been a Ventura County resident and licensed to practice law in California for 35 years. He grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and began his career as a CPA with an international public accounting firm before attending Duke Law School, where he served as an editor of the Duke Law Journal. Halvorson then began his legal practice with a Milwaukee-based firm, where he developed a specialty in corporate law with an emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, as well as serving as a managing partner for three years. In 1985 he moved to California to become general counsel of a small radio broadcasting company, Salem Media Group, and In 1999 he managed the company’s successful initial public offering. Halvorson has served in a number of diverse roles in academia and business over the years, including as dean of Trinity Law School from 2016–2019. Since 2010 Halvorson maintained a part-time law practice in business law and estate planning, serving clientele in Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles Counties. He and his wife Dianne have been married for 50 years, and they have two daughters and three grandchildren.

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