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Michael P. Donnelly, Esq.
Staff Attorney
Director of Global Outreach

Mike serves HSLDA as Director of Global Outreach and as Staff Attorney for members in the states of Colorado, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia. As Director of Global Outreach, he coordinates HSLDA’s support of homeschooling freedom around the world.

Mike is also an adjunct professor of government at Patrick Henry College, where he teaches constitutional law. This year he will receive an LLM in Comparative Constitutional and Human Rights Law from the London School of Economics, and he holds a juris doctorate from the Boston University School of Law with honors as a Paul J. Liacos Scholar. He is a member of the bars of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mike’s previous experience includes combat service during the first Persian Gulf War as a United States Army cavalry officer, private legal practice, and founding a nationally ranked internet marketing firm.

Mike is an internationally published writer and a frequent conference and media spokesperson on homeschooling, educational freedom, parental rights, and human rights. His most recent publications appear in the International Journal of School Choice and Reform and Homeschooling in New View. Mike’s other publications include the first-ever chapter on homeschooling in the four-volume global education policy series Balancing Freedom, Autonomy, and Accountability in Education, Religious Freedom in Education. Mike’s work has appeared in the International Journal of Religious Freedom, Creature of the State, and Homeschooling in America and Europe: A Litmus Test of Democracy.

Mike and his wife homeschool their seven children.

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