Patrick M. Talbot, Vice President
Patrick serves as Vice President of Advocates International (AI), a network of Christian advocates and legal professionals worldwide. Professor Talbot graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and earned his Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law in 1993. For the past 13 years, he has taught law at Christian Universities in Indonesia.
At Universitas Pelita Harapan in Indonesia, he initiated the Christian Law Students Fellowship (CLSF) and founded an International Justice Initiative, where students, interns and lawyers work on projects helping refugees and support anti-trafficking work.
Talbot served on the Steering Committee for AI’s Advocates Asia Conference in Jakarta in 2014. He initiated the Christian Law Students Fellowship (CLSF) at UPH, and is a law student ministries coordinator for AI in Indonesia.
Prior to a legal teaching career, Talbot practiced maritime and commercial law in Miami, Florida for 10 years, and served with Greater Miami Youth for Christ and Peacemakers Ministries discipling inner city youth and families. His research and publications include topics on so-called same-sex marriage, anti-sex trafficking, corporate social responsibility, and commercial law.
Patrick has been married to his wife Kathy for 32 years and has six children and a daughter-in-law who all love the Lord.