PROFILE FOR CHARLES S. LiMANDRI
West Coast Regional Director of the Thomas More Law Center National, Catholic, public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.Defends Religious Freedom of Christians, Traditional Marriage, and Sanctity of Human Life.Serves part-time (pro bono)
Lead counsel in the highly successful Mt. Soledad Cross case in San DiegoHelped draft federal legislation to preserve Memorial Cross.Present in Oval Office when signed by President Bush in 2006.
Member of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, American Board of Trial Advocates, and admitted to the Bar inCalifornia, District of Columbia, and the United States Supreme Court.
General Civil Litigation Practice including business, insurance, and maritime cases in California and other states.
Member of the Religious Liberty Committee of the California Catholic Conference of Bishops.
Advisor to White House on Catholic issues in weekly telephone conference.
20 years Catholic education culminating in Juris Doctor Degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1983.
Diploma in International Law and Relations (Rotary International Graduate Fellowship)--
University of Wales at Aberystwyth, Great Britain (1980).
Fellow of the Center for International Legal Studies, based in Salzburg, Austria.
Frequent lecture and author, as well as guest on radio and television, including Catholic Answers Live, Fox Network News, Bill O’Reilly, and many others.
Past President of the San Diego Chapter of Legatus (International Organization of Catholic CEOs) and recipient of theLegatus Ambassador of the Year Award in 2005 for work on seeking to protect marriage in California.