A homeschool graduate from Pennsylvania, Will Estrada began working for HSLDA in January 2004 as a legal assistant to HSLDA Senior Counsel Scott Woodruff. After graduating from Oak Brook College of Law with his Juris Doctor law degree, he moved on to direct HSLDA’s Federal Relations department and serve as HSLDA’s federal lobbyist. As HSLDA’s representative on Capitol Hill, Will uses his passion for homeschooling to advocate for all homeschooling families before Congress, the White House, and the federal departments. He has testified before Congress, served on a Negotiated Rulemaking Committee for the U.S. Department of Education, and met with senior officials from federal agencies and the Executive Branch.
From October 2007 through December 2012, Will served as the director of Generation Joshua, a division of HSLDA, where he worked with young people who are passionate about making a difference in politics. He oversaw a doubling of Generation Joshua’s membership, an increase in local clubs, and an expansion of Generation Joshua’s reach and effectiveness. Will continues to work closely with Generation Joshua as the director of the HSLDA Federal PAC and the HSLDA Virginia PAC, HSLDA’s political arms.
In July 2011, Will began lobbying for ParentalRights.org as the organization’s director of government relations, where he advocates before Congress for the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. He was chosen by the board of ParentalRights.org as the organization’s Secretary in January 2017.
Will is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court bar and the California bar. He serves on the board of Life Raft International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping refugees in Thailand, and also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Good Samaritan Advocates, a nonprofit pro bono legal services organization in the greater Washington, D.C., area. In March 2016, Will was elected as the Chairman of the Loudoun County Republican Committee in Virginia. During the 2016 presidential election, Will served on the Transition Team for Donald J. Trump, helping to advise the Trump-Pence campaign on education policy issues that affect homeschool freedom.
Will and his wife Rachel, who is also a homeschool graduate as well as a professional pastel artist, reside in northern Virginia with their two sons, Dominic and Merrick.