Kelly Shackelford, Esq., is the President and CEO of First Liberty Institute. He is a constitutional scholar who has argued before the United States Supreme Court, testified before the U.S. House and Senate, and won three state landmark First Amendment and religious liberty cases in the past few years. Kelly is the recipient of the prestigious William Bentley Ball Award for Life and Religious Freedom Defense. A highly sought-after speaker, Kelly has appeared on numerous nationally syndicated television programs and been featured in major publications, including The New York Times. He is on the Board of Trustees of the United States Supreme Court Historical Society and is a graduate of Baylor University. Kelly and his wife, Karen, have three children.