Chelsey Youman, Esq.
Chelsey Youman, Esq., is Counsel for First Liberty Institute, concentrating on religious liberty matters and First Amendment rights. She joined First Liberty Institute after working for a law firm in private practice, where she successfully litigated corporate fraud matters, complex commercial litigation, and consumer rights issues in both federal and state jurisdictions. Youman received her Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University, where she was a Dean’s Scholarship Recipient. She was also a member of the Board of Advocates, where she successfully argued in off-campus mock trial competitions and was a member of the Aggie Law Society and SMU Christian Legal Society. During law school, she clerked for the Consumer Protection Division in the Office of the Attorney General of Texas and First Liberty Institute. Youman completed her undergraduate at Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, minoring in Sociology. In her time at Texas A&M, Youman spent a summer as a White House intern under President George W. Bush. She was also a member of the Texas A&M Pre-Law Society and College Republicans. Youman spent much of her time in college serving and inspiring youths in Young Life Ministry.