William M. Aron is a graduate from the Duke University School of Law and an active member of the California State Bar. 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 a stint as a visiting scholar at 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 DUI and 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 furnished 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.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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I came to know William while working for a mutual client. He is a conscientious and earnest attorney that serves his client's interests quite well. For my money, he is the cream of the crop in the greater Santa Barbara area.
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|Visiting Professor of Law||University of Virginia - Semester at Sea||2008 - 2008|
|Attorney||Law Offices of William M. Aron||2007 - 2013|
|Deputy District Attorney||San Mateo County District Attorney's Office||2005 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Santa Barbara Teen Court||Judge||2014 - Present|
|California Attorneys for Criminal Justice||Member||2011 - Present|
|California Department of Real Estate||Real Estate Broker||2006 - Present|
|Santa Barbara County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|San Luis Obispo County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Blog||Expungements: How to Protect Your Future||N/A|
|Duke University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Duke University||Psychology||MA - Masters||2004|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||History and Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Attorney Panel||University of California, Santa Barbara||2012|
|University of San Diego School of Law||Attorney Panel||2007|