Helen Alvaré holds the Robert A. Levy Endowed Chair in Law and Liberty at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University. She specializes in Family Law, Law and Religion, and Property Law. With extensive contributions to marriage, parenting, non-marital households, and First Amendment religion clauses, she advises the law school’s Civil Rights Law Journal and Latino/a Law Student Association. A member of the Holy See’s Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, she serves on the Catholic Relief Services board and the AALS’ Section on Law and Religion Executive Committee. Alvaré’s insights extend globally, including as an ABC news consultant and representative at United Nations conferences. She obtained her law degree from Cornell University School of Law and a master’s degree in Systematic Theology from the Catholic University of America.