Monachus Lex is written by Virginia attorney John Pierce. John is a life-long gun rights advocate, an NRA certified instructor and co-founder of the nationwide gun rights group OpenCarry.org.
His undergraduate degree is in Computer Information Systems. He has an MBA from George Mason University and is a 2012 honors graduate of Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, MN.
Professionally, John is a member of the American Bar Association Second Amendment Civil Rights Litigation Subcommittee and his writings have been published by the ABA Civil Rights Litigation Committee and the ABA Minority Trial Lawyer Committee.
His open carry advocacy has been featured on Nightline and The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.