Alex Landon is a J.D., University of San Diego School of Law 1971; BA, California State University Northridge, 1968. He has been admitted to the California Bar since 1972, and was a Certified Specialist, Criminal Law, California Board of Legal Specialization from 1977 to 2017. He is currently in private practice, and is an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law where he has taught 36 years and San Diego Law School, Alliant University for 7 years. He is a member and past president of the San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association, member and former president of the San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyers Club, the past president of the San Diego PsychLaw Society, and a member of the Board of Governors and past president of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. He is the former Executive Director of the Defenders Program of San Diego Inc., and Community Defenders, Inc. He is a frequent seminar and workshop speaker.