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Brent McBurney

CEO, Advocates International
Brent became President and CEO of Advocates International (“AI”) in January 2011. During his tenure at AI, he has traveled extensively to Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North and South America, to encourage, equip and enable Advocates to do justice with compassion. Prior to joining AI, Brent served the Body of Christ through the Christian Legal Society (“CLS”) where he was Director of Legal Aid Ministries, Director of Attorney Ministries and Editor-in-Chief of The Christian Lawyermagazine.  Brent was on the staff of CLS from 2004 through 2010.  Brent received his B.A. in Russian Language and Political Science in 1992 from Baylor University and his J.D. in 1999 from George Mason University School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and a number of other federal courts. Brent and his wife Elizabeth reside in Northern Virginia with their son, Ian (12), and daughter, Sarah (10).

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