Donald Hordes graduated from George Washington University Law School in Washington D.C. in 1969. He then served as a Captain in the United States Air Force’s Judge Advocate General Corps, followed by nine years as an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Hordes has for the last forty years engaged in the private practice of law in Cincinnati Ohio. His practice has focused on employment law and constitutional law. He has lectured widely throughout Southwest Ohio and Kentucky. Mr. Hordes has also been active in the Cincinnati Jewish Community, having served as President of his Synagogue and also President of the Reform Jewish Retirement Home. He was involved in the spearheading of the merger of the Reform and Orthodox nursing homes into a single City-wide Retirement Community,and served on its Board of Trustees for several years thereafter.