J. David Gowdy

1J. David Gowdy is the Founder and President of the Washington, Jefferson & Madison Institute. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Kansas State University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and received his Juris Doctorate degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, graduating Cum Laude. He is a member of the Texas and California Bar Associations. He has practiced law with both large and small law firms and has been the co-founder of several businesses. He is the author of “Thomas Jefferson & James Madison’s Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Constitution” and “Seven Principles of Liberty.” He lives with his wife in Charlottesville, Virginia.