The perfect team to help solve your trial needs: We are a defense firm for people who aren't criminals, and therefore should not be treated like one. 


Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

William M. Aron, Esq

Our firm is managed by William M. Aron with Associations to some of California's most esteemed attorneys.

William M. Aron is a law graduate from the Duke University School of Law and an active member of the California State Bar Association. While at Duke University, Mr. Aron also earned an M.A. in Psychology, authoring a paper examining the efficacy of polygraph examinations in a criminal law context. His formal education also includes negotiation and dispute resolution research as a visiting scholar at Bond University in Sydney, Australia and Cambridge University in Cambridge, England.  

Before entering private practice, Mr. Aron served as a Deputy District Attorney in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he honed his jury trial skills in the process of prosecuting hundreds of criminal cases.  While in private practice, he served as a visiting professor of law through the University of Virginia's Semester at Sea Program and has been featured as a lecturer with the San Diego Association of Realtors.  In addition to his own law practice, Mr. Aron has provided litigation consulting services to some of the largest law firms in the United States.   

Mr. Aron is a Central Coast native and is active in the community.  He currently serves on the board of directors of Life, Inc., a non-profit organization which seeks to provide resources and education for at-risk youth. 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, Member
  • San Luis Obispo County Bar Association, Member
  • California Department of Real Estate, Broker

 

EDUCATION

  • Duke University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Duke University Graduate School, Master of Arts, Psychology
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A.High Honors