Past graduation speakers have included:   
  • Barry Diller, CEO of InterActiveCorp
  • James E. Towery, former President of the State Bar of California
  • Peter W. Martin, Cornell professor 
  • John E. Moye, Concord lecturer and prominent Denver attorney
  • Arthur Miller, New York University professor and formerly of Harvard Law School; Professor Miller has long been associated with Concord as a supplementary lecturer
  • Steve Nickles, Wake Forest University professor; Professor Nickles teaches a JD course at Concord
  • Rafael Guzman, Concord supplementary lecturer and former University of Arkansas Professor; Professor Guzman is one of Concord’s founding academicians
  • David Yellen, dean and professor of law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • John McKay, a former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington and Seattle University School of Law Professor
  • Andy Rosen, Kaplan, Inc., CEO, a Yale Law School graduate
  • Janet K. Levit, The University of Tulsa College of Law Dean
  • The Honorable Mark A. Juhas, Los Angeles County Superior Court
  • Jon Streeter, 87th president of the State Bar of California and seasoned litigator at Keker & Van Nest in San Francisco
  • Veronica Dillon, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Graham Holdings Company
  • Deborah A. David, international mediator who served as the first woman president of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles; training faculty member for the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
  • Dr. Peter Smith, former U.S. Representative, author and higher education thought leader
  • Ted Calleton, Esq. retired partner in various law firms; authored and co-authored numerous books related to law
  • Paul R. Kiesel, Partner, Kiesel Law, LLP