About the Clinic
Robert F. Muth, Supervising Attorney
Robert F. Muth is the supervising attorney for the Veterans Legal Clinic. Recently, he was a litigation associate at Godes & Preis LLP, a civil litigation firm with offices in Orange and San Diego Counties. Previously, Muth was a Captain and Judge Advocate in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in Iraq and Camp Pendleton in San Diego. While deployed, he served as the Senior Defense Counsel for the Marine Corps in Iraq. Muth was named the Defense Counsel of the Year in 2008-2009 by the Navy-Marine Corps Trial Judiciary, Western Judicial Circuit. The Evans Scholars Foundation named him 2002 National Leader of the Year. He earned his BA in 2002 from Northwestern University and JD in 2005 from Duke University School of Law.
Adrienne Drew, Staff Attorney
Adrienne Drew is the staff attorney for the Veteran's Legal Clinic. Before joining the Veteran's Legal Clinic, Adrienne was a litigator in private practice at firms in San Diego and in Boston. Adrienne is licensed to practice law in California and Massachusetts and has appeared frequently in state and federal courts in both jurisdictions. She earned a BA in 2002 from James Madison University and a JD in 2007 from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was the Managing Editor of the International Law Journal.
William Turnbow, Staff Attorney
William Turnbow is a staff attorney for the Veterans Legal Clinic. He is also an associate at Kaye, Rose & Partners, a maritime and business law firm in downtown San Diego with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. William is licensed to practice law in California, where he has acquired extensive litigation and trial experience in both state and federal court. He earned his BA in 2006 from Western Washington University and his JD in 2011 from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he was a member of the San Diego International Law Journal and earned two CALI Awards in Law of the Sea and International Arbitration.
Kelly Giske Hallett, Paralegal
Kelly Giske Hallett has worked at the USD Legal Clinics since October, 2015. She brings over 25 years of legal experience ranging from law firm administration, civil, corporate, licensing, trusts and estates. Kelly is also very involved in community volunteer work promoting the arts and literacy in San Diego’s public schools.
The Veterans Legal Clinic is staffed by upper-level law USD law student interns.