Josh Divine

Deputy Counsel, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley

Josh Divine is Deputy Counsel to U.S. Senator Josh Hawley. He provides legal advice to the office, vets judicial nominees, and helps develop policy related to tech, privacy, and matters relevant to the Judiciary Committee. Before working in the Senate, Mr. Divine was Deputy Solicitor General for the State of Missouri where he helped supervise the state's appellate docket. As Deputy Solicitor General, he routinely presented oral arguments, including in the Eighth Circuit, the Missouri Supreme Court, and the D.C. Circuit. His work in that office covered a wide variety of constitutional issues, including challenges based on the First, Fifth, and Eighth Amendments.

Mr. Divine previously served as a law clerk to Judge William H. Pryor of the Eleventh Circuit. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the University of Northern Colorado. His recent legal scholarship has appeared in the Virginia Law Review and the Hastings Law Journal