Jordan Sekulow

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Jordan Sekulow at the RNC, September 2008

Jordan Sekulow (born July 14, 1982 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American lawyer, radio talk show host, Washington Post blogger and political consultant. In addition, he is the Executive Director at the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ), an international public interest law firm and educational organization founded by his father, Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel for the ACLJ.[1]

Education[edit]

Sekulow graduated from George Washington University, receiving a bachelor's degree in political science. While there, he was a founding father of the Theta Zeta chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. He graduated with a J.D. from Regent University in 2009. Sekulow also co-founded the Regent Journal of Law and Public Policy in 2008. Sekulow has an LLM in International Human Rights Law from Georgetown University Law Center.[2]

Radio and television[edit]

Sekulow is the host of The Jordan Sekulow Show, a daily talk show featuring prominent political guests such as Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain.[3][4] It airs on WAVA AM 780 and Sirius and XM Satellite networks.[5] Along with his father, Jay Sekulow, Jordan co-hosts Jay Sekulow Live!, a syndicated daily radio program that airs on nearly 850 AM and FM stations nationwide, as well as on XM and Sirius Satellite networks.[6] He is the co-host of ACLJ This Week, a weekly television news program broadcast on TBN and Daystar.[7][8]

Blogging[edit]

On December 15, 2010, The Washington Post's On Faith blog introduced Jordan Sekulow featured blog, Religious Right Now, exploring "what social conservatives want."[9]

Political Consultancy[edit]

During President George W. Bush's 2004 Campaign, Sekulow served as the National Youth Coalition Director for the Bush-Cheney Campaign. In the 2008 Presidential Republican Primaries, Sekulow worked for Mitt Romney, serving as a Vice-Chair of his National Faith And Values Steering Committee.[10][11]

Personal life[edit]

Jordan married Anna Jean Handzlik on October 21, 2011.[12] They currently live in Washington, D.C.

According to The Guardian,[which?] was bought by the nonprofit, Christian Advocates Serving Evangelism (Case) founded by his father Jay Sekulow "with $1.5m in contributions from its supporters."[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jay Sekulow: Fighting for YOUR Freedoms". Dallas Christian Family. Archived from the original on March 26, 2012. Retrieved February 10, 2012.
  2. ^ "Jordan Sekulow Bio". The Huffington Post. Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  3. ^ "Jordan Sekulow Show Archives". The Jordan Sekulow Show. Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  4. ^ Hagey, Keach. "Jordan Sekulow Gets His Own Radio Show". Politico. Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  5. ^ "WAVA AM 780 Program Guide". Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  6. ^ Hagey, Keach. "Jordan Sekulow Gets His Own Radio Show". Politico. Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  7. ^ "Our Programs: ACLJ This Week". Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  8. ^ "Shows: ACLJ This Week". Archived from the original on August 17, 2011.
  9. ^ Tenety, Elizabeth. "Introducing Religious Right Now". Washington Post. On Faith blog. Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  10. ^ Ambinder, Marc. "Faith, Values and The Jews". The Atlantic.
  11. ^ "Mitt Romney's Staff". The Huffington Post. Archived from the original on March 1, 2009. Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  12. ^ "Anna Handzlik, Jordan Sekulow". The New York Times. October 23, 2011. Retrieved June 16, 2013.
  13. ^ "Trump lawyer's firm steered millions in donations to family members, files show". The Guardian. Retrieved June 27, 2017.

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