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William Overtoom



  • B.A., California State University, Fullerton
  • J.D., Western State College of Law


William Overtoom has served as Senior Deputy District Attorney for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office for over 33 years. He also served as Former Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Central District of California, where he prosecuted at least 150 jury trials and hundreds of other types of hearings. Professor Overtoom has also argued cases on appeal at state, federal, and U.S. Supreme Court levels. He has been a member of the California State Bar since December 1980 and is also a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar. Professor Overtoom joined the Trinity faculty in 2009 and teaches Criminal Law.

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