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K. Hollyn Hollman - General Counsel E-mail

 holly-photo-newK. Hollyn Hollman is general counsel of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty. As general counsel, Ms. Hollman provides legal analysis on church-state issues that arise before Congress, the courts, and administrative agencies. Her work includes preparing friend-of-the-court submissions, presentations for research institutions and religious organizations, and issue briefings for congressional staff. She writes a regular column for the BJC's monthly publication, Report from the Capital. In addition, she consults with national print media on matters relating to church-state relations and has appeared in leading publications including The Washington Post, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor and Christian Century. Hollman has also appeared on National Public Radio, CNN, C-SPAN, Fox News Channel, NBC Nightly News and PBS "Religion & Ethics Newsweekly."

Prior to her work at the Baptist Joint Committee, Hollman was an attorney in private practice specializing in employment law and litigation. She practiced in firms in Nashville, Tennessee, and in the District of Columbia. She is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, District of Columbia and Tennessee bars. Hollman graduated with a B.A. in politics from Wake Forest University. She received her J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where she was a member of the Tennessee Law Review and the National Moot Court Team.

Hollman and her husband, Jay Smith, have two boys and live in Falls Church, Virginia.

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