William Newkirk founded the Law Offices of William Newkirk, specializing in medical negligence, professional negligence and personal injury. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Board of Governors (Emeritus). Mr. Newkirk has received Recognition of Experience Certificates in Medical Negligence and Trial Practice. He is an author and lecturer on medical negligence and personal injury litigation, and is an occasional legislative witness in medical negligence issues. He received his B.A. from UCLA in 1970 and his J.D. from Southwestern University in 1974.