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James M Henderson Sr.

James M Henderson Sr.

Practice areas:

Constitutional, Civil Rights, Appeals

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About Me

Twenty-five years of federal constitutional law practice, trial, appellate and Supreme Court.  Experienced instructor in constitutional law, particularly advanced topics in First Amendment. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Constitutional: 75%
    27 years
  2. Civil Rights: 15%
    27 years
  3. Appeals: 10%
    27 years



Hourly ($275-400/hour)

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Contact Info

James M. Henderson, Sr., Law Office

1718 M Street NW
No. 279
Washington, DC



DCActive 199605/24/2015
KYAuthorized to practice law198701/23/2013

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Thomas J. White Fellow in Public Law and GovernmentThomas J. White Family Foundation1985

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct Professor of Law and DirectorRegent University School of Law2004 - 2011
Senior CounselThe American Center For Law & Justice, Inc.1992 - 2012
Litigation CounselChristian Advocates Serving Evangelism1989 - 1992
Staff CounselFree Speech Advocates1987 - 1989


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Springfield Swim and Racquet ClubBoard Member2005 - 2008
New Hope Church (, Leadership Team2005 - 2012

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Emily Echols et al. v. FEC.Decision for Echols
Hill v. ColoradoDecision for Colorado
Lamb's Chapel v. Center Moriches Union Free School DistrictDecision for Lamb's Chapel

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Publication NameTitleDate
4 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal (Issue 1)Religious Freedom and the First Self-Evident Truth: Equality as a Guiding Principle in Interpreting the Religion Clauses1995
46 Mercer L. Rev. 1017Proposed Guidelines for Student Religious Speech and Observance in Public Schools1995
6 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 355Missouri Home Education: Free at Last1987


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of North Carolina, WilmingtonBiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1981

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Second Annual Constitutional Litigation ConferenceConstitutional Law1994
First Annual Constitutional Litigation ConferenceConstitutional Law1993