William Estrada -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

William A. Estrada, Esq., is the president of the Parental Rights Foundation (PRF) and ParentalRights.org, where he crafted a model parental rights statute adopted by the American Legislative Exchange Council in 2021.  ALEC’s pieces of model legislation are passed into law by state legislators all across the country.

Before joining PRF, Will served as a legal assistant with the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA). After he passed the California bar, Will rose to be HSLDA’s director of federal relations. He left in 2018 to work at the US Department of Health and Human Services, where he became a career employee in the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within the Office for Civil Rights. He is a member of the California Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, and the US Supreme Court bar. 

While at HSLDA, Will worked hard to support key initiatives of that organization, such as reforming state child welfare laws and agencies across the country. Reforming child welfare systems is also a high priority for PRF.  While at HSLDA, Will also played a key role in defeating US ratification of a United Nations treaty that threatened parental rights. 

Will and his wife Rachel live in Northern Virginia with their two sons, Dominic and Merrick. 

William Estrada