• Adeline Allen

    B.S., University of California, Los Angeles
    J.D., Regent University School of Law

    Adeline Allen joined the Trinity Law School faculty in 2011. Professor Allen teaches year-long Contracts and Torts classes to first-year law students. She additionally serves as faculty advisor to the Trinity Law Review and sits on the law school Admissions Committee.

    After attaining her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in 2004, Professor Allen taught English as a Second Language before attending law school on a full academic merit scholarship at Regent University School of Law. While in law school, she was part of the honors track and served as the Executive Editor of the Regent University Law Review. She attained her Juris Doctor degree in 2011.

    Professor Allen was admitted to the California Bar in 2011. She is a member of Christian Legal Society and the Federalist Society. Professor Allen and her husband are active members of the Bridge, a Foursquare church in El Segundo, California. Professor Allen sings in the worship team at church, and enjoys reading, ballet, and dark chocolate desserts.

  • Myron Steeves

    B.A., Biola University
    J.D., Georgetown University

    Dean of Trinity Law School

    Myron Steeves is the Dean of Trinity Law School in Santa Ana, California where he has served as a law professor since 1997. A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Dean Steeves has practiced in areas of general business, real estate and insurance coverage litigation, and currently advises non-profits, particularly churches. Dean Steeves frequently speaks on issues including the integration of faith and law, legal careers as tools for Christian ministry, law and public policy, and law and theology.

     

  • Dana C. Clark

    BA, Point Loma College
    JD, Western State University College of Law

    Professor Clark is an Orange County native. Growing up in the City of Anaheim, he graduated from Anaheim Union High School. He then attended Point Loma College in San Diego where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Political Science. He twice published while studying at Point Loma College before earning his degree. Thereafter, he earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from Western State University, College of Law in Fullerton while working full-time for the in house counsel operation of State Farm Insurance Companies. During his time as a student at Western State, Professor Clark was on the Law Review where he again was published. While in law school he also served as an officer both in student government and in his law fraternity, was active in moot court, and served as a teaching assistant.

    After having passed the California Bar Examination, he first was engaged as an attorney at the firm of Parker, Stanbury, McGee, Babcock and Combs where he began his practice in civil litigation and appeals. Thereafter, he was a senior associate trial attorney at the Law Offices of Richard J. Wianecki; house counsel for Safeco Insurance Companies. In 2007, Professor Clark left Safeco to open his own private practice where he has continued to practice civil litigation and appeals. He has also expanded his practice into the areas of transactions, contracts, and estate planning. He has been AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell for over 10 years, and began serving as a Temporary Judge for the Orange County Superior court over 12 years ago.

    During the same time, Professor Clark has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Western State University, College of Law and at Trinity Law School, and an Adjunct Professor at Concordia University, Irvine where he currently serves as a lead course instructor in two of their courses. He instructs classes at Concordia University, Irvine including Business Law and Ethical Principles of Successful Businesses. At the law school level, Professor Clark has taught courses including Torts, Contracts, Wills, Trusts, Remedies, Products Liability, Professional Responsibility, Ethics, Logic and Advocacy, Legal Writing, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Civil Litigation Skills. During his time as an Adjunct Professor at Trinity Law School he once again published an article in their Law Review.

    Professor Clark joined the full-time faculty at Trinity Law School in August, 2013 as an Associate Professor, and is emphasizing his instruction in the areas of Torts and Remedies. He is also active in the community where continues to serve the Orange County Superior Court as a Temporary Judge and is currently the Chairman of the Council of Elders at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Orange, California.

  • Thaddeus Williams

    B.A., Biola University
    M.A., Talbot School of Theology
    Ph.D., Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam

    Thaddeus Williams began serving the Trinity Law School community in 2013. His Jurisprudence and Legal Institutions and Values courses challenge students to integrate their study of law with the distinctives of a biblical worldview, while meaningfully engaging the various philosophical and political ideologies that shape law and public policy.

    Thaddeus earned his Ph.D. in Theology with highest honors at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, and holds an M.A. in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics from Talbot School of Theology. His books include Love, Freedom, and Evil (Rodopi, 2011), and The Exchange (AIMBooks, 2013), along with multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals, magazines, blogs, and books. He serves as editor of the annual virtue edition of the Journal of Christian Legal Thought, a lecturer for the Blackstone Legal Fellowship, a Senior Fellow of the TruthXChange Thinktank, and a teaching pastor at TerraNova Church. Thaddeus has taught internationally, including Francis Schaeffer’s L’Abri Fellowships in Holland and Switzerland, and currently teaches Systematic Theology at Biola University. He lives in Orange County with his wife and three daughters. 

  • Adeline Allen
  • Myron Steeves
  • Dana C. Clark
  • Thaddeus Williams
  • Adeline Allen
  • Myron Steeves
  • Dana C. Clark
  • Thaddeus Williams
Every class begins with a prayer. Every person here cares about us as individuals, not just as a law student. They care about our futures as fellow Christians.

Michelle Eaton ’14