Attorneys and Staff
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IRLI Executive Director Dale L. Wilcox
B.A., Political Science, University of Louisville; J.D., Regent University School of Law. Mr. Wilcox is a member of the Indiana Bar and admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the Fourth, Seventh, Eighth, Tenth, Eleventh, District of Columbia United States Circuit Courts of Appeal (Mr. Wilcox's admission to the District of Columbia Bar is pending, during which time he is under the direct supervision of a District of Columbia Bar member).
Mr. Wilcox focuses on matters involving basic and complex immigration-related litigation. He also focuses on constitutional issues arising out of state and local legislation.
IRLI Senior Counsel Michael M. Hethmon
BA, Near Eastern Studies, from UCLA, an MIM, International Management, from Thunderbird Graduate School for International Management, and a JD, from the University of Maryland School of Law. Mr. Hethmon is a member of the Maryland bar and is admitted to practice in Maryland federal district courts, the federal appeals courts for the First, Third, Fourth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.
Of Counsel Kris. W. Kobach
B.A., Government, Harvard, Ph.D., Political Science, Oxford University, J.D., Yale Law School. Mr. Kobach is IRLI's expert on constitutional law. He is a member of the Kansas and Nebraska bars, and has been admitted to practice before the Third and Tenth Circuit Courts and the United States Supreme Court.