Mr. Coulter is presently the Assistant District Attorney in charge of the Central Justice Center for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, which is responsible for handling all of the general misdemeanor and felony cases for the Central Orange County jurisdiction. He started his career as a prosecutor in the Riverside D.A.’s office before transferring to Orange County in 1989. He has handled thousands of criminal cases while serving in a number of different assignments in the office, including heading the Training Division, which is responsible for the training all of the attorney’s, paralegals and investigators in the office.
He holds a Juris Doctorate Degree from Pepperdine Law School and Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Southern California. In addition to his work as a Deputy District Attorney, he instructs police officers in the areas of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault laws. Finally, he mentors students at California Southern Law School in the areas of: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Evidence.
ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Orange County District Attorney’s Office
Prosecution of all types of criminal cases. Currently the Manager of the Central Justice Center—overseeing all of the general misdemeanor and felony prosecutions for Central Orange County
1989 to present
DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Riverside County District Attorney’s Office
Prosecution of all types of criminal cases.
1988 to 1989
PEACE OFFICER STANDARDS TRAING INSTRUCTOR
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault for First Responders
Domestic Violence for Crisis Negotiators
1998 to present
PROFESSOR OF LAW
California Southern Law School
Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Evidence
2010 to present