Andrew F. Branca, Esq., is the foremost expert in U.S. self defense law across all 50 states. Andrew writes, speaks, and advises on self-defense law and self-defense cases around the country. His expertise has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, NPR, numerous other media organizations, as well as many private, state and federal agencies. He is a Massachusetts lawyer, Life/Benefactor Member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), and a former Adjunct Instructor on the Law of Self Defense at the SigSauer Academy. He regularly lectures and speaks throughout the country on how to protect yourself against both an attack and the legal machine after. Most recently, Andrew has become a host and self-defense law expert on the Outdoor Channel’s TV show, “The Best Defense.” Andrew is a multi-division Master-class competitor in IDPA and an NRA-certified firearms instructor. He holds or has held concealed carry permits for Massachusetts, Colorado, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Pennsylvania, Florida, Utah, Virginia, and other states.