Paul Bergman is a law professor at the UCLA School of Law. He has received the University Distinguished Teaching Award and the Dickson Award as UCLA 2016 Emeritus Professor of the year. He regularly gives presentations at conferences of lawyers and judges across the country. His books include Cracking the Case Method (West); Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies (Andrews & McMeel); Trial Advocacy: Inferences, Arguments, Techniques (with Moore and Binder, West Publishing Co.); and Represent Yourself In Court and The Criminal Law Handbook (both with Sara Berman, Nolo). He has also published numerous articles in law journals and given many presentations on how law and lawyers are portrayed in film.