Academy Statements

2024 April 29: Academy’s Definition of the Rule of Law  February 23: IATL Tribute to Alexei Navalny 2023 November 1: National Bar Association – Supporting DEI at Law Firms and Corporations June 21: IATL Statement on Promoting the Rule of Law and Integrity in the Justice System March 13: IATL Statement on Wrongful Convictions 2022 […]

Foundation Leadership

J. Mark WhitePresident Roman SilberfeldVice President Roberta D. PichiniSecretary-treasurer A. Clifford EdwardsBoard of Trustees James BostwickBoard of Trustees Jan LittleBoard of Trustees James RoyBoard of Trustees Jane MichaelsBoard of Trustees James S. RogersBoard of Trustees William O. Whitehurst, Jr.Board of Trustees Joe H. Tucker, Jr.Advisory Trustee Committee Kathleen Flynn PetersonAdvisory Trustee Committee Karen BurgessAdvisory Trustee […]

About the Foundation

History of the IATL Foundation:The IATL Foundation was started by six visionary IATL Fellows in 1983 with their own individual donations.  The 1983 IATL President David Harney was the first IATL Foundation President, and two other founding Trustees, Grant Gruel (IATL Foundation Vice President) and Florentino Garza, were former IATL Presidents.  Earl Langdon Neal was […]


Donate to the IATL Foundation Click here to donate to the IATL Foundation. Legacy Circle – Testamentary Gifts The Legacy Circle is comprised of IATL Fellows interested in making a testamentary bequest to the Foundation. Any IATL Fellow may join the Legacy Circle by including the IATL Foundation in their estate planning documents. The amount […]

International Collaboratives

The Academy engages in many different international collaborative efforts. Fellows travel to various countries to participate in programs that address existing needs of the local bar, judiciary, and communities. Here are some recent examples: Fellows instructed judges in Uganda on case management and alternative dispute resolution, constructed a safe house for victims of domestic violence, […]

Restorative Justice Initiative

IATL’s Restorative Justice Initiative supplies its members with tools to implement, or enhance existing, restorative practices in their communities. Tools include sample laws and policies, educational materials, persuasive research and data, and training materials regarding restorative practices. The Academy’s Restorative Justice Initiative and Anti-Trafficking Coalition work in tandem to equip restorative justice facilitators with the […]

Anti-Trafficking Coalition

IATL’s Anti-Trafficking Coalition serves as a resource center to empower and equip Fellows and their families with tools to combat human trafficking through raising awareness, education, advocacy for policy change, litigation to assist victims and reduce demand, and other actions to support victims and survivors. Please click here to learn more about human trafficking and […]