MICHAEL DONNELLY serves HSLDA as Director of Global Outreach and as Staff Attorney. He coordinates HSLDA ‘s support of homeschool freedom all over the world, as well as serves Minnesota homeschoolers. He is also an adjunct professor of government at Patrick Henry College, where he teaches constitutional law. Michael received a Juris Doctorate from the Boston University School of Law with honors as a Paul J. Liacos Scholar. He served in combat service during the first Persian Gulf War as a United States Army cavalry officer. Michael is a published writer and frequent conference and media spokesperson, speaking on the topics of homeschool freedom and parental rights. He and his wife homeschool their seven children.