Andrew F. Branca is an internationally recognized expert on American self-defense law. Now in his third decade of practicing law, Andrew also nationally consults for other lawyers in high-profile self-defense cases, teaches self-defense law at the SigSauer Academy in Epping, NH, is frequently a featured speaker at law school gun law symposia around the country, providing legal expertise for such news outlets as the Wall Street Journal and NPR. Andrew also spoke at the 2014 NRA National Convention
about Stand-Your-Ground and other facets of self-defense law. Andrew began his
competitive shooting activities as a youth in small bore rifle, and has for 20
years been a Life Member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and a
multi-classification Master-class competitor in the International Defensive
Pistol Association (IDPA). He has for many years been an NRA-certified firearms
instructor in pistol, rifle, and personal protection, and is a life-long
absolutist for the right to carry firearms and the Second Amendment generally.