David A. Belcher

Associate

Overview

David Belcher assists clients with various aspects of legal proceedings and trial preparation, including legal research and the drafting of motions and other legal memoranda.

David served as an extern for Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye of the Supreme Court of California. In his role, he conducted legal research on California law, drafted memos and analyses of opinions, and presented reviews of cert petitions at weekly staff meetings. His experience also includes having served as a law clerk for the Major Crimes Division of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, where he assisted prosecutors in the Robert Durst murder trial by drafting witness summaries, motions, and declarations; organizing more than 150,000 pages of discovery evidence; and conducting legal research

He serves as a Senior Research Fellow at the California Constitution Center, a non-partisan academic research center dedicated to the study of the state constitution and high court. His scholarly work includes blog posts and law review articles. 

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

California

Education

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
J.D. Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law, Programming Editor (2019)

University of California, Davis
B.A. summa cum laude (2015)

Honors

  • American Jurisprudence Award for Video Game Law, 2019
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Forensic Evidence, 2018
  • Veloyce Glenn Winslow Junior Award, 2016

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