About Jeffery J. Ventrella

ADF Attorney Jeffrey J. Ventrella


Jeffery J. Ventrella serves as senior counsel and senior vice-president of strategic training for Alliance Defending Freedom at its headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona. Since joining Alliance Defending Freedom in 2000, he has headed the Alliance Defending Freedom Blackstone Legal Fellowship, a unique legal internship program that has graduated nearly 1,100 outstanding law students. Ventrella also leads the Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Academy, which has trained thousands of allied attorneys across the nation in litigating constitutional law cases. He regularly engages the culture through formal debates and serves as an approved speaker for The Federalist Society. Ventrella earned his J.D. from the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law and has practiced law since 1985. He is a member of the Idaho State Bar and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, and the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.