Faculty Biography

Trenton Kashima

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • JD, 2013, University of San Diego School of Law
  • LLM ,2010, Universiteit Maastricht
  • BA, 2009, San Diego State University

Areas of Expertise

Professor Kashima coaches the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (VICAM) team which competes in the Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot held each year in both Vienna and Hong Kong.

Professional Experience

Kashima is currently an associate with the law firm of Finkelstein & Krinsk LLP in San Diego, which specializes in consumer and securities class action litigation.

Honors and Affiliations

Kashima was a member of the VICAM team while a law student and served as president of VICAM during his third year. He received honorable mention for his brief in each of the 2012 and 2013 Vis Moot East Competitions. Additionally, he was a member of the USD VICAM team which advanced to round 16 at the 2013 Vis Moot Competition in Vienna. Kashima was also a senior editor of the San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law and served as an honor court justice. He received the USD Enhancement Award and multiple CALI awards.

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