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Board of Directors


We are your Board of Directors, here to serve you.  We are committed to following Jesus in all that we do on the Board.  If you have questions about Christian Legal Society or how you can serve Jesus through CLS’s ministries, please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact information provided below.  Next to our names is an abbreviation of the Board committees on which we work.  This information can help guide your inquiries if your questions relate to the work of one of the Board committees.  The abbreviations are explained at the end of the list of directors.

If you have a nominee for the CLS board of directors, please see our invitation here.

CHRISTIAN LEGAL SOCIETY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2014/2015


Brent Amato  (AM, LSM)

336 Ridgewood Drive
Bloomingdale, Illinois 60108
Email

Richard C. Baker
Mauck & Baker, LLC
1 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60602
(O) 312-853-8709
(F) 866-619-8661
Email

Delia Bouwers Bianchin (AM, CONF)
General Counsel
Penn United Technologies
799 North Pike Rd
Cabot, PA  16023
(O) 724-352-1507  x4694
(F) 724-352-4970
Email

Carl H. Esbeck (CLRF)
University of Missouri, School of Law
209 Hulston Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-4190
(O) 573-882-6543
(F) 573-882-4984
Email

Steven T. O’Ban (CLRF, LSM)      
Ellis, Li & McKinstry PLLC
2025 First Avenue, Penthouse A
Seattle, WA  98121-3125
(O) 206-682-0565
Email

Charles M. Oellermann (CLRF, AM)
Jones Day
325 John H. McConnell Boulevard, Suite 600
Columbus, Ohio 43215-2673
(O) 614-281-3948
Email

Tim O'Hare (Conf, CLRF)      
O'Hare Law Firm
1038 South Elm Street
Carrollton, TX 
(O) 972-960-0000
Email

James W. Richardson (CLRF, LAM)
11410 N Ingot Loop
Oro Valley, AZ 85737
Email

Joseph A. Ruta  (Dev, LSM)
Ruta & Soulios LLP
1500 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York, NY  10036
(O) 212-997-4500
(F) 212-768-0649
Email

Myron Steeves (AM, Dev, LSM)
Trinity Law School
2200 North Grand Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(O) 714-796-7160
(F) 714-796-7190
Email

William Treeby (CLRF, Conf)
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C.
546 Carondelet St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(O) 504-593-0807
(F) 504-596-0807
Email

Bob Trierweiler (AM, APF, CONF)
Campus Crusade
100 Lake Hart Drive MC 3500
Orlando, FL  32832
(O) 407-826-2000
Email

Christopher S.Williams (APF, Audit, DEV)
Managing Director
Trinity Equity Partners Inc.
2010 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Suite 220
Del Mar, CA  92014
(O) 858-227-9222
(F) 858-461-1360
Email

Ex Officio Members

President & Chairman of the Board
H. Robert Showers (All Committees) 
Simms Showers, LLP
305 Harrison St., SE
3rd Floor
Leesburg, VA 20175
(O) 703-771-4671
(F) 703-771-4681
Email

Past President
Stephen A. Tuggy (APF, Audit, BGN, Ex)
Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell LLP
300 So. Grand Ave., 26th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(O) 213-485-1500
(F) 213-485-1200
Email

Secretary
Sally Wagenmaker (APF, Ex, LAM)
Wagenmaker & Oberly, LLC
53 W. Jackson, Suite 550
Chicago, IL 60604
(O) 312.626.1600
(F) 312-626-1610

Email

Treasurer
Frederick Claybrook, Jr. (APF, CLRF, Audit, Ex)
Crowell & Moring
1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC  20004-2505
(O) 202-624-2695
(F) 202-628-5116
Email

President-elect
Jennifer K. Patrick (AM, BGN, Ex)
Law Offices of Jennifer K. Patrick
501 W. Broadway, Suite 1310
San Diego, CA 92101
(O)  619-702-3333
Email

Executive Director & CEO
David Nammo 
Christian Legal Society
8001 Braddock Road, Suite 302
Springfield, VA 22151
(O) 703-642-1070 ext 3201
(F) 703-642-1075
Email

*Abbreviations for Committees:

AC – Advisory Council
APF – Administration, Personnel & Finance
Audit – No abbreveviation (under APF)
AM – Attorney Ministries
BGN – Board Governance & Nonimating
CLRF – Center for Law & Religious Freedom
CONF – Conference Committee (Ad hoc committee)
DEV – Development
Ex – Executive
LAM – Legal Aid Ministries
LSM – Law Student Ministries

 

CHRISTIAN LEGAL SOCIETY
8001 Braddock Road Suite 302
Springfield, Virginia 22151
Phone:  703.642.1070
Email:  clshq@clsnet.org

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