Michael Begovich, JD

Attorney, Bobbitt, Pinckard & Fields
INSTRUCTOR, M.S. IN LAW ENFORCEMENT & PUBLIC SAFETY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Michael Begovich is currently an Attorney with the specialty civil law firm of Bobbitt, Pinckard & Fields. Mr. Begovich is an AV-Rated trial attorney with a complex practice in public sector labor law, collective bargaining, federal and state criminal defense, adverse administrative actions and judicial proceedings litigation, and appellate/legislative advocacy. Mr. Begovich served as a San Diego County deputy public defender for 31 years and tried 172 trials to verdict, including 12 murder cases. He has also participated in several trials regarding the 4th Amendment use of digital communications, which will likely influence the legality of body worn cameras and digital communications in law enforcement. Mr. Begovich earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of California – Hastings and has taught criminal justice, federal evidence and trial advocacy courses at several universities across San Diego, including the USD School of Law.

Student Reviews:

“I genuinely thought this class was one if the best experiences I have ever had in higher education. Professor Begovich was clear, concise, and his material was as relevant as one could ask for. I LOVED THIS CLASS and would have taken it even it had no credit!”
-Spring ’17 Student