Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology

Robert Flint

Robert Flint

Professional Background:

Robert Flint was admitted to the Alaska Bar in 1964. He served in the Attorney General's Office for the State of Alaska, the Anchorage District Attorney's Office, and as Legislative Assistant to Alaska's Congressman in Washington, D.C. In his private practice he emphasized business law, municipal finance, and adoption law, in which capacity he assisted in framing the Indian Child Welfare Act, conceived to “protect the best interests of Indian children and to promote the stability and security of Indian tribes and families”.


M.A. in Economics from Yale University, Graduated from Georgetown Law School

Point Of Interest:

Robert lives the conviction that the Church has an indispensable role to play in civil society, and has assisted the Archbishops of Anchorage in implementing the Church's social teaching. He has championed ecumenical initiatives in social justice, as well as assisted in the foundation of the Alaska Family Council, an Evangelical initiative, for which he has served as a board member. Robert forged an alliance of Catholics and Evangelicals to campaign successfully for parental notification rights in Alaska, the first state in the Union to pass such legislation.

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