Brien Bartels is a legal secretary and primary contact for incoming requests for legal assistance. He joined PLF in 2012.
A one-time journalist, Brien was an assistant editor at Liberty magazine. He has also written for and volunteered with various political campaigns and civic groups.
Brien’s paralegal certificate was earned at Tacoma Community College. While in school, he was an intern/volunteer at the Pierce County (Wash.) Department of Assigned Counsel, the public defenders’ office.
He is an avid reader of history and science fiction, and a bicyclist. His ambition in the liberty movement is to finally get invited to Ephemerisle, the sea-steading conference on the Sacramento River, also known as “Drowning Man.”