Founder, Alliance Defending Freedom
Since the launch of ADF in 1994, Alan Sears has provided strategic leadership in the training of 1,889 lawyers from 45 nations through the ADF Legal Academy. These attorneys have provided more than $198 million in pro- bono/dedicated time. His visionary efforts have also resulted in the graduation of more than 1,800 outstanding law students, representing more than 225 law schools from 20 nations through the Blackstone Legal Fellowship leadership training program. In 2010, Alan’s leadership led to the launch of ADF International which obtained more than 100 victories affirming religions freedom, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family across the globe. He has co-authored several books, including The Homosexual Agenda: Exposing the Principal Threat to Religious Freedom Today and The ACLU vs. America, both with Craig Osten. His most recent books are In Justice and Trial and Error.