Practicums

Bankruptcy Practicum

Over the course of one semester, each student will spend 60 hours working with a local bankruptcy attorney to serve consumers filing Chapter 7 (liquidation bankruptcy) or Chapter 13 (debt repayment plan). By the end of the practicum, students will be able to apply legal concepts to real-life situations, learn to interact with clients facing financial hardship, and develop professional skills.

Professor Scott Pryor is the Bankruptcy Practicum’s overseeing faculty member and will connect students with an experienced bankruptcy lawyer in Hampton Roads: G. Russell Boleman, III, founder of Boleman Law Firm, or Jodi Champagne, an attorney for The Law Offices of John W. Lee, P.C. Attorneys and Counselors at Law.

  • Perquisites: UCC II (Secured Transactions) or Bankruptcy Law
  • Semester(s) offered: Winter, Spring, Summer
  • Number of students in practicum: 3 per semester
  • Application requirements: Complete Individual Study Form. Apply through Professor Scott Pryor with an unofficial Regent Law transcript indicating completion of or registration for required courses, and schedule meeting with Professor Pryor to receive approval to enroll. 
  • Application deadline: Concurrent with registration
  • Contact: Professor Scott Pryor, scotpry@regent.edu

Child Advocacy Practicum

As a curricular and practical arm of the Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law, this practicum provides students with opportunities to learn hands-on under the supervision of Professor Lynne Marie Kohm

This practicum affords students experience in the public sector through policy research, practical writing experience, oral skills, and the opportunity make a difference for children in need.



  • Perquisites: Family Law
  • Semester(s) offered: Winter, Spring, Summer; special projects
  • Number of students in practicum: Up to 12 students
  • Application requirements: Complete Individual Study Form. Practicum application (documents interest in subject matter), resume, flexible course schedule, calling to advocacy.
  • Application deadline: Concurrent with registration
  • Contact: Professor Lynn Marie Kohm, lynnkoh@regent.edu

Immigration Law Practicum

The Immigration Law Practicum provides law students with practical legal experience and gives them an opportunity to use their legal training to help others. Students are under the supervision of Attorney and Adjunct Faculty Member Hugo Valverde.  

Through real immigration cases, students learn case management, client interaction, immigration law and procedure, all while assisting victims of domestic violence, crime, or asylum seekers.



  • Perquisites: Immigration Law
  • Semester(s) offered: Spring
  • Number of students in practicum: 1-4 students
  • Application requirements: Complete Individual Study Form. Resume, writing sample, and cover letter.
  • Application deadline: Concurrent with Spring registration
  • Contact: Professor Hugo Valverde

National Right to Work Practicum

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation (NRTW) is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal aid to employees whose human or civil rights have been violated by the abuses of compulsory unionism.

A cooperative effort between the law school and the NRTW, the NRTW Practicum allows students to work under the supervision of Professor Bruce Cameron, an NRTW litigator and Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law at Regent. Students digest depositions, research complex policies, and provide vital input on cases impacting the nation’s labor laws.

  • Perquisites: 2L or 3L student
  • Semester(s) offered: Winter, Spring, Summer
  • Number of students in practicum: Varies
  • Application requirements: Complete Individual Study Form. Arrange meeting with Professor Bruce Cameron to discuss the practicum and their interests.
  • Application deadline: Concurrent with registration
  • Contact: Professor Bruce Cameron, bcameron@regent.edu

Singer Civil Litigation Practicum

Each semester, experienced trial lawyer and Attorney-in-Residence Randy Singer selects students to assist in his civil litigation practice, giving them hands-on experience in a competitive area of law.

From client interviewing to preparing evidence, the Singer Civil Litigation Practicum gives students a chance to learn from Professor Singer’s successes and use those experiences to create their own.



  • Perquisites: Christian Foundations of Law, Civil Procedure I, Civil Procedure II
  • Semester(s) offered: Spring (subject to change)
  • Number of students in practicum: 4 students
  • Application requirements: Resume, cover letter, Individual Study Form
  • Application deadline: Varies each semester
  • Contact: Submit applications to the Records and Registration Office (RH 223).