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Legal Academy

Legal Academy

The ADF Legal Academy seamlessly combines outstanding legal training with an unwavering commitment to Christian principles. At the Academy, you’ll engage with renowned faculty, receive specific resources and opportunities to engage in ADF-related issues, and join in inspiring worship and devotions each day.

Whatever your area of practice, the ADF Legal Academy will train you to effectively advocate for religious liberty, free speech, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family. The program typically includes 6-8 hours of CLE credit.

The Academy will prepare you to integrate your faith with your work and, as an ADF Allied Attorney, connect you with outstanding like-minded attorneys from around the United States who make up an ever-expanding national network that is impacting our legal culture to protect our fundamental freedoms for the next generation.

For those selected to attend the Academy, ADF will cover the cost of registration, materials, lodging, and most meals.

Please note: The Legal Academy is currently only available to attorneys practicing and residing in the United States.


If you are not currently an Allied Attorney or Blackstone Fellow, please CLICK HERE to access the application to become an Allied Attorney, and attend the Legal Academy. If you are unsure of your status, please contact Samantha Perkins at

If you are a current Allied Attorney or Blackstone Fellow, please CLICK HERE to access the application for the Legal Academy.

Along with the application form, please submit the following:

  1. A current resume or CV
  2. A recent headshot of yourself. Please provide a high-resolution digital photograph in professional or semi-professional attire. This photo must be a high-resolution headshot at 300 dpi (675px by 750px).

Please note: Your application is not complete until all of the above items have been submitted.

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