Mr. Swanson has lectured on numerous occasions on criminal law to Bar Associations and other groups. Mr. Swanson is recognized by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law. Orange County-based lawyer David Swanson has been trying criminal defense cases since 1991. He graduated from the Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management with a M.B.A in 1978. He also graduated Cum Laude from Western State University College of Law, ranking third in his class in 1991. Mr. Swanson was a member of the Law Review during law school David E. Swanson graduated from the University of Illinois in 1976.