The Author

About David Tunno

David Tunno is a WGA affiliated screenwriter. Intrepid Spirit is based on one of his screenplays. Recently retired from a 30-year ­­­­­­­­­­­career as a prominent US trial consultant, during which he was a frequent media commentator on such high-profile trials as O.J. Simpson, Rodney King, Michael Jackson and the Unabomber. For the Simpson case, he was a guest commentator on KABC TV in Los Angeles and was also a guest on CBS’s “Good Morning America” program. He has appeared on MSNBC and Court TV and was solicited for comments by The New York Times and the Canadian Broadcast Corp. Visit for more about his career and Fixing the Engine of Justice: Diagnosis and Repair of Our Jury System, his non-fiction book on problems with the US jury system and his proposed solutions. Lawyers & Judges Publishing published his training manual for expert witnesses, a condensation of which was published by the American Bar Association where he was also a lecturer, as he was with many bar associations across the US and UCLA’s Anderson School of Business.

He holds a B.A. in theater and was a professional actor with stage, film and TV experience and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. He also holds an M.A. in Communications with radio, film and television production experience. He was a radio news director and broadcaster and a newspaper columnist.

A sailor with blue water and yacht racing experience, he is also a pilot of a WWII era biplane and hot air balloons.