Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law
J.D., Fordham University Law School
B.A., Boston University
Professor Held joined the College of Law in 1981 as Associate Dean and was named Dean in 1983, a position he held until 2002. Under his leadership, the College of Law increased in size and stature, moved to the current location in Ontario, California, and applied for American Bar Association provisional approval.
Before becoming a full-time legal educator, Professor Held was active in corporate and private practice and served on a number of boards and councils .