About The Becker Law Firm
Mr. Becker (second from left) with
free speech freedom fighters
(from left to right) David Horowitz,
Geert Wilders and Robert Spencer.
William J. Becker, Jr. earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, and both Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in Communication Studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Bill was a print and broadcast journalist from 1976 to 1984, anchoring and reporting for the local NBC-TV affiliate in Las Vegas, writing for Gaming Business Magazine and Variety and reporting for newspapers in Georgia and Las Vegas.
Following law school, Bill spent 20 years in civil litigation practice. A Christian his entire life, Bill was "born again" (John:3) in 2004. Asked by his church pastor to conduct a Bible study class explaining why the County of Los Angeles redesigned its government seal to remove a tiny image of a cross, Bill began to look into the matter. Having no practical background in litigating constitutional law issues, Bill was introduced to Dr. John C. Eastman, one of the nation's top constitutional scholars and founding Director of the Claremont Institute's Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence and Manual Klausner, a co-founder of the libertarian Reason Foundation. Rather than conduct a Bible class, Bill recruited Eastman and Klausner to join him in suing the County to restore the cross. Although their effort failed, it inspired Bill to commit his practice to free speech and religious liberty disputes.
Through Eastman, Bill was introduced to Alan Sears, president, CEO and general counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom (then Alliance Defense Fund). That introduction led to Bill attending the ADF's National Litigation Academy and becoming an ADF allied attorney. Since then, Bill has dedicated himself to hundreds of pro bono hours in service toward the Body of Christ, resulting in his becoming a member of ADF's NLA prestigious Honor Guard.
Bill is a champion for religious freedom, and is especially aggressive in defending the rights of Christians and Christian causes. He is equally zealous in his free speech advocacy, and, in particular, the rights of conservative voices to be heard.
Bill is licensed to practice in California and Colorado, but will appear anywhere in the country to defend our First Amendment freedoms. Bill lives in a predominantly liberal neighborhood in West Los Angeles with his wife Gigi and black Labrador Retriever Daisy.