General Counsel

James Bopp, Jr.

Admitted to the bar 1973, U.S. Supreme Court 1977
Education: Indiana University (B.A., 1970); University of Florida (J.D., 1973).
Awards: Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) 2009 Republican Lawyer of the Year, Legatus International, John Cardinal O’Connor Pro-Life Hall of Fame Award, 2005. Indiana Republican Party, State Chairman’s Award, 2001, 2005. Non-resident Tuition Scholarship, 1971.
Member: The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies, Co-Chairman, Election Law Subcommittee, Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group, 1996-2005. Board of Governors, Republican National Lawyers Association, 2002-present. Indiana State Bar Association.
Professional Affiliations: General Counsel, James Madison Center for Free Speech, 1997-present. General Counsel, National Right to Life Committee, 1978-present. Special Counsel, Focus on the Family, 2004-present. President, National Legal Center for the Medically Dependent and Disabled, 1984-present. Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws, 2005-present. Member, United States National Commission for UNESCO, 2004-2006. Member, Congressional Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee, 1987-1989. Member, National Institutes of Health, Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel, 1988. Member, President's Committee on Mental Retardation, 1984-1987. Special Advisor, American Bar Association Working Group on the First Amendment and Judicial Elections, 2002 - 2003

PRACTICE AREAS: First Amendment Law, Campaign-Finance Law, Constitutional Law, Election Law, Civil Litigation, Appellate Practice, and United States Supreme Court Practice.

Richard E Coleson

Admitted to the bar, 1987, Indiana; 1990, U.S. Supreme Court. 
Education: Institute of Holy Land Studies, Indiana Wesleyan University (B.A., cum laude, 1973); Asbury Theological Seminary (M.A.R., 1975); Indiana University (J.D., 1987). 
Awards: Order of Barristers. 
Member: Christian Legal Society. 
PRACTICE AREAS: First Amendment Law, Campaign-Finance Law, Constitutional Law, Election Law, Civil Litigation, Appellate Practice, and United States Supreme Court Practice.

Randy Elf

Admitted to the bar, Pennsylvania and New York. 
Education: Duke University (A.B., with honors); Syracuse University (J.D.); Law Clerk to the Honorable William Brevard Hand, United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama; Law Clerk to the Honorable Alice Batchelder, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Executive Assistant at the Federal Election Commission. 
Member: The Federalist Society. 
PRACTICE AREAS: First Amendment Law, Campaign Finance Law, Constitutional Law; Civil Litigation; and Appellate Practice.

Jeffery P Gallant

Born in Bennington, Vermont; admitted to the bar, 2001, Virginia.
Education: Southern Vermont College (B.A., summa cum laude, Valedictorian, 1996); Regent University School of Law ( J.D. cum laude, 2001); Regent University, Robertson School of Government (M.A., cum laude, 2001).
Awards: National Dean’s List, 1993. Deans Scholar 1997 - 1998, Academic Merit Scholarship, 1998 - 2001. James Kent Inns of Court, 2000 – 2001.
Practice Areas: First Amendment Law, Campaign Finance Law, Constitutional Law; Civil Litigation, and Appellate Practice.

Anita Y Woudenberg

Admitted to the Indiana Bar, 2004; Montana Bar, 2012
Education: Calvin College (B.A., with honors, 2001); Valparaiso University School of Law (J.D., 2004). Editor, Valparaiso U. Law Review, 2003-2004.
Awards: Blackstone Fellowship, 2002.
Member: The Federalist Society. Terre Haute and Indiana State Bar Association.
Practice Areas: First Amendment Law, Campaign Finance Law, Election Law, Constitutional Law, Civil Litigation and Appellate Practice.

Justin L. McAdam

Admitted to the bar, 2011, Indiana.
Education: Harvard Law School (J.D. 2011); Indiana University (B.A. Economics, B.A. Political Science). 
Member: Indiana State Bar Association
Clerkship: Chief Justice Brent E. Dickson, Indiana Supreme Court
Editor: Journal of Law and Public Policy (Spring 2009)

Practice Areas: First Amendment Law, Campaign Finance Law, Election Law, Constitutional Law, Civil Litigation and Appellate Practice.