Discussion on Second Amendment Litigation with Alan Gura
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
Please join the Triangle Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society as we host Alan Gura for a discussion on Second Amendment litigation.
Gura & Possessky, PLLC
Alan Gura is a partner at Gura & Possessky in Alexandria, Va. Mr. Gura successfully argued the case: District of Columbia v. Heller, where the Supreme Court held that the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to bear arms. Mr. Gura's practice focuses primarily on constitutional law. Prior to founding Gura & Possessky, PLLC, Mr. Gura began his career by serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Terrence W. Boyle, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Subsequently, as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California, Mr. Gura defended the State of California and its employees from all manner of lawsuits, in state and federal courts, at trial and on appeal. Thereafter, Mr. Gura entered the private practice of law with the Washington, D.C. offices of Sidley & Austin. In February 2000, he left the firm to serve for a year as Counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice Oversight.