August 27, 2001

HSLDA Welcomes New Legal Assistant

Home School Legal Defense Association welcomes Jonathan Bechtle from Indianapolis, Indiana, to our Legal Department. He recently joined Nathan Richmond as a legal assistant to attorney Dewitt Black and will be helping to serve HSLDA member families in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

An interest in serving others in the areas of law and politics led Jonathan to take this job. "I see this position as a chance to observe and participate in defending and aiding families in the public arena of the courts and legislatures," said Bechtle.

Jonathan spent most of his growing up years in Glendale, Arizona, where he starting home schooling in the fifth grade. He continued to home school through college, earning a degree from The Telos Institute International. At this time, he is enrolled in the Oak Brook College of Law, a distance-learning law school based in California.