Tag: Legal Professionals

Welcome Jessica Blome!

September 13, 2013
Join us in welcoming Iowa-native Jessica Blome to our California office as our newest legal champion of animals.

Matthew Liebman

April 8, 2009
Matthew Liebman is a senior attorney at the Animal Legal Defense Fund, where he works in the Litigation Program. Matthew graduated with distinction from Stanford Law School in 2006, where he co-founded a chapter of the Student ALDF.

Does An Animal Advocate Have the Ear of the President?

January 23, 2009

So, I’m going through last Sunday’s New York Times Magazine article on the key members of (now) President Obama’s staff and I see that Harvard Law School Professor Cass Sunstein…

The Rights of Nature

October 3, 2008

While many in this country like to exalt with nationalist zeal­ how “a­dvanced” our systems of government are, the sad truth is we remain far behind the curve when it…

Dancing (In Celebration) With Wolves

September 30, 2008

As reported by CNN and other sources, United States District Court Judge Paul Friedman ruled yesterday that the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (“Fish and Wildlife Service”) may have…

A Tribute to Judge Ferguson

August 18, 2008

I have very sad news to share from the federal judiciary: we recently lost one of the most compassionate and just judges to ever grace the bench.  The Honorable Warren…

Wow, Now That’s Class… NOT!

April 14, 2008

When news of a fistfight between two lawyers (not their clients mind you, but the attorneys–the ones who had the discipline, foresight and maturity to knuckle down and earn not…

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

February 26, 2003

Once upon a time, Texas attorney Robert “Skip” Trimble raced horses. Now he rescues them. “I’m a former animal abuser,” Trimble says. “I used to own racehorses, raise roping steers,…

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