About Trent Copeland
Trent Copeland is a nationally recognized American Lawyer, screenwriter and on-camera television legal, political and social commentator. He has appeared regularly on CNN and CBS News and Fox News discussing issues ranging from high-profile legal cases, gun control, immigration policies and children’s rights.
He has produced and directed the Samuel Goldwyn award winning short film “Two Weeks From Sunday” which premiered at the festival of shorts at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Samuel Goldwyn Theater. He has screenwriting credits on three feature length films, one of which is a legal crime thriller in development at Evolution Entertainment. He has consulted as a script consultant and received a writing credit on the hit TV series “The Practice” and Law & Order.” He has been described by HLN’s Dr. Drew as a modern day “Renaissance Man” and was featured on the HLN Network as a “Life Changer” for his work as an advocate for Children and the less fortunate.
Trent has also worked on many high-profile legal matters when he steps into the courtroom. He has successfully represented Shannen Doherty and Matt Leblanc in legal cases and provided them with counsel in navigating the judicial system in California. He represented actor Jean Claude Van Damme in his well documented criminal matter in Beverly Hills. Mr. Copeland also won a complete dismissal of all felony charges against Dr. Gordon Goei, a prominent Hollywood physician, who had been investigated for murder and charged with practicing medicine without a license.
As one of the most visible and respected attorneys in California, Mr. Copeland is frequently called upon to provide expert legal analysis on national television. Mr. Copeland currently serves as a legal analyst for CBS News and CNN. He frequently appears on Larry King Live, Fox News and “The O’Reilly Factor.” He has been quoted in People Magazine, In Touch Magazine and US Weekly.Mr. Copeland has also served as a temporary judge in various Los Angeles Superior Courts.
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