About Us


The National Center for Law & Policy (NCLP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) legal defense organization which focuses on the protection and promotion of religious freedom, the sanctity of life, traditional marriage, parental rights, and other civil liberties. The National Center for Law and Policy engages in constitutional litigation in state and federal courts. The National Center is also active in the areas of public policy and education.

 

Dean Broyles is the President of the National Center for Law and Policy (formerly Western Center for Law & Policy). He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Regent University School of Law, in Virginia Beach, Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. After college, while serving as a church youth director, Dean was called to law school specifically to be trained to fight for religious liberties. He was mentored in law school in constitutional litigation by Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), one of our nation’s preeminent constitutional attorneys. Dean also clerked for several years at the National Legal Foundation, a religious liberty non-profit organization.

Following law school graduation, while starting his civil litigation practice, he was invited to become an affiliate attorney of the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF), from which Dean has received extensive training in pro-family, pro-life and pro-religious liberty matters at ADF’s outstanding National Litigation Academies (NLA). Because of Dean’s pro-bono work, he was invited to receive special training at ADF’s advanced NLA. Dean is proud to be an ADF affiliate attorney and member of ADF’s honor guard.

Prior to founding the NCLP, Dean maintained a successful law practice for more than a decade, where he focused on civil litigation and business matters. Dean cares deeply about his profession, is hard working, and is willing to fight to preserve our precious civil liberties. Dean lives with his wife Shona and three adopted children Ryan, Jasmine and Bryant in Escondido, California. He is a Christian who serves his local church as a volunteer leader. In his free time, Dean enjoys skiing, mountain biking, and working out at the gym.

     

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