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



Hourly ($275-400/hour)

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James M. Henderson, Sr., Law Office

1718 M Street NW
No. 279
Washington, DC


DCActive 199607/10/2016
KYAuthorized to practice law198705/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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
Evergreen Association v. City of New YorkDecision for Evergreen in trial court, pending on appeal
Emily Echols et al. v. FEC.Decision for Echols
Hill v. ColoradoDecision for Colorado
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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
Saint 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