David Cross is a historical expeditionary, speaker, entrepreneur, and author. He received his BA at Virginia Commonwealth University and his J.D. at Washington & Lee University. He worked as a public defender at the Defender’s Association of Philadelphia for ten years before going into private practice. He served as an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University. His writings have appeared in a variety of publications, including The Washington Post, The Boston Phoenix, and The Chestnut Hill Weekly. His trial practice book, How Not to Think Like a Lawyer was a best-seller on Kindle, and he can be seen on C-Span discussing his second book, “Chasing History: One Man’s Roadtrip Through the Presidential Libraries.” His new book, Indispensable: Learning How to Succeed and Lead from George Washington, has been nominated for the national “Non- Fiction Book Award” from the Nonfiction Authors Association. He won the coveted National Association for Continuing Legal Education Award for “Outstanding Program.” Check out his podcasts on Indispensable Leadership and on Chasing American History.