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.


Ex Officio Members

President & Chairman of the Board
Jennifer K. Patrick (All Committees)
 
Law Offices of Jennifer K. Patrick
San Diego, CA 
Email

Past President
H. Robert Showers  (APF, Audit, BGN, Ex)
 
Simms and Showers LLP
Leesburg, VA 
Email 

Secretary
Charles M. Oellermann (AM, BGN, Ex)
 
Jones Day
Columbus, Ohio
Email

Treasurer
Joshua Grosshans (AM, LSM, Conf)
Latham, Shuker, Eden & Beaudine, LLP 
Orlando, Florida 
Email 

President-elect
Sally Wagenmaker (APF, EX, LAM)

Wagenmaker & Oberly
Chicago, IL 60604
Email

Executive Director & CEO
David Nammo  (All Committees except Audit)

Christian Legal Society
Springfield, VA
Email


Members

Richard C. Baker (DEV, LSM)
Mauck & Baker, LLC
Chicago, IL 
Email

Anthony Bushnell (AM, LSM)
The Bushnell Law Firm, LLC
Minneapolis, MN  
Email

Christopher Charles
Provident Law
Scottsdale, AZ
Email

Richard Campanelli (CLRF, LSM)
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 
Email

Carl H. Esbeck (CLRF)
University of Missouri, School of Law
Columbia, MO
Email

Jeffrey S. Fowler (LAM, DEV)
Laner Muchin, Ltd.
Chicago, Illinois 
Email

Michael Hernandez
Dean, Regent University School of Law
Virginia Beach, VA
Email

John Kea
Southern Baptist Foundation
Nashville, TN
Email

Stuart Lark (CLRF, LAM)
Sherman Howard
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Email

Wallace L. Larson (APF, Audit, BGN, Dev)
Carson Messinger PLLC
Phoenix, AZ 
Email

Ken Starr (DEV, LSM)
Waco, TX 

Myron Steeves (AM, DEV, LSM, Conf)
Law Offices of Myron Steeves and Trinity Law School
Santa Ana, CA 
Email

William Treeby (CLRF)
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C.
New Orleans, LA 
Email

Bob Trierweiler (AM, APF, Conf)
Cru
Orlando, FL 
Email

*Abbreviations for Committees:

AC – Advisory Council
APF – Administration, Personnel & Finance
Audit – No abbreviation (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