HELEN M. ALVARÉ
Professor of Law
B.S., Villanova University; M.A., The Catholic University of America; J.D., Cornell University.
Alvaré teaches Family Law, Law and Religion, and Property Law. She received her law degree from Cornell University School of Law and her master’s degree in Systematic Theology from the Catholic University of America. She is a consultor for the Pontifical Council of the Laity (Vatican City), an advisor to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (Washington, D.C.), founder of WomenSpeakforThemselves.com, and an ABC news consultant. She cooperates with the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations as a speaker and a delegate to various United Nations conferences concerning women and the family. Prior to joining the faculty of George Mason, Professor Alvaré taught at the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America; represented the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops before legislative bodies, academic audiences and the media; and was a litigation attorney for the Philadelphia law firm of Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young.