Guy Casey Iversen is a Supervising Trial/CHU Attorney at the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles. He teaches Criminal Trial Advocacy, Criminal Defense Clinic, and Pretrial Criminal Litigation.
Iversen earned his B.S. degree in 1982 from the University of San Francisco, where he was a member of Sigma Pi Sigma, National Physics Honor Society, and the National Philhistorian Debating Society. He earned his J.D. in 1990 from Loyola Law School, where he was a member of the Thomas More Legal Honor Society and a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for Administration of Criminal Justice. During law school he published the article, “Just Say No! United States Options to Extradition to the North of Ireland’s Diplock Court System,” in the Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Journal (1989). He was also a staff member of this journal.
Following law school, Iversen was a Deputy Federal Public Defender from 1990-1999, and he has been a trial supervisor in the office from 1999 to the present. Since 2006, Iversen has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School. He has had trial advocacy teaching experience while being a faculty member of: the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Southern California Regional Training at Loyola Law School; University of San Francisco Law School, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program; Cardozo Law School, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program in New York; California Western Law School, Institute for Criminal Defense Advocacy, Trial Advocacy Course for Lawyers in San Diego; Stanford Law School, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program; and Widener Law, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program.