Faculty

Bio

Professor, Regent University School of Law, 1994-present


Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, 2014-2015


Associate, Hunton & Williams, Virginia, 1989-94


Admitted: Virginia


Member of the Virginia Bar


Vice-Chair, Board of Governers Virginia State Bar Environmental Section


Member, Virginia Waste Management Board Member, Section on Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law, American Bar Association


Member, Environmental Law Section, Section on Education of Lawyers, and Joint ADR Committee, Virginia Bar Association


Co-Chairman, Law School Committee, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution (2015-present) (Committee member, 2012-present)


Past Chairman, Environment, Natural Resources & Energy Law Section, Virginia Bar Association (2009-2010); Vice-Chair, 2007-2009; Council Member, 2006-2007


Chairman, Board of Directors, New Covenant Preschool


Member, Board of Directors, Institute for Reformation (2008-Present)


Managing Editor, Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter (2013-Present)


Editor, Education & Practice, bi-annual newsletter of the Section on Education of Lawyers, Virginia State Bar (2000-2004).

Publications

Books and Monographs:


"RCRA/CERCLA Enforcement Issues Outline." Chemical Waste Litigation Reporter (co-author and co-editor) (rev. 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010).


Prayer in the Public Schools (classroom edition for Restoring Civic Virtues Conference, Regent University) (1995).


Federal Environmental Rule Making (classroom edition for Environmental Regulation Course, Executive Enterprises, Inc.) (1992).


Book Chapters:


Environmental Law Practice Guide, Chapter 89, "Virginia Environmental Law." Matthew Bender (with Ledbetter, Matchett & Jordanger) (1992, rev. 1996).


Journal Articles:


"The Dynamics of the Contemporary Law School Classroom: Looking at Laptops Through a Learning Style Lens." 38 University of Dayton Law Review, 201 (2014).


"Parental Rights and Public School Curricula: Revisiting Mozert After 20 Years." 38 Journal of Law & Education 83 (2009).


"'Learning' Like Lawyers: Addressing the Differences in Law Student Learning Styles," 2006 Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal 499 (co-authored with Kathleen A. McKee).


"Sex Education in the Public Schools and the Accommodation of Familial Rights," 26 Children's Legal Rights Journal 21 (2006).


"The Application of Strict Criminal Liability to Maritime Oil Pollution Incidents: Is There OPA for the Accidental Spiller?" 50 Loyola Law Review 827 (2005).


"State Regulation of Nonpublic Schools: Does the Tie Still Bind?" Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal 363 (2003)


"Raiders of the Lost ARCO: Resolving the Partial Settlement Credit Issue in Private Cost Recovery and Contribution Claims under CERCLA." 8 New York University Enviromental Law Journal 332 (2000).


"Environmental Law." in Annual Update of Virginia Law, 34 University of Richmond Law Review 799 (2000).

Meet Our Faculty

John Ashcroft, JD

Distinguished Professor of Law and Government

 
James M. Boland, JD

Associate Professor

Director, Legal Analysis, Research & Writing Program

757.352.4632 jboland@regent.edu
Jeffrey A. Brauch, JD

Executive Director, Center for Global Justice, Human Rights & the Rule of Law

Professor

757.352.4040 jbrauch@regent.edu
Bruce N. Cameron, JD

Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law

757.352.4522 bcameron@regent.edu
Tessa Dysart, JD

Assistant Professor

Faculty Advisor to the Moot Court Board

757.352.4964 tdysart@regent.edu
Natt Gantt II, JD

Associate Dean of Instructional & Curricular Affairs

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4734 nattgan@regent.edu
Janis L. Kirkland, JD

Director, M.A. Wealth Management & Financial Planning Concentration

Assistant Director, JD Legal Analysis, Research & Writing Program

Principal Lecturer

757.352.4334 janikir@regent.edu
Lynne Marie Kohm, JD

Associate Dean of Faculty Development & External Affairs

Professor; John Brown McCarty Professor of Family Law

757.352.4335 lynnkoh@regent.edu
Benjamin V. Madison, III, JD

Director, Center for Advocacy

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4586 benjmad@regent.edu
William "Bill" Magee, JD, MSLS

Head of Law Library Faculty & Student Services

  willmag@regent.edu
Kathleen A. McKee, LL.M.

Director, L.L.M. in American Legal Studies and LL.M. in Human Rights

Director, Civil Practice Clinic

Associate Professor

757.352.4639 kathmck@regent.edu
James E. Murphy, JD

Director, M.A. in Law Program

Manager, Business Affairs

Lecturer

757.352.4724 jamemur@regent.edu
Jay Sekulow, J.D., Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Law

Chief Counsel, American Center for Law and Justice

 
Randy Singer, JD

Attorney-in-Residence

Director of the Singer Civil Litigation Practicum

757.352.4554 rsinger@regent.edu
Craig A. Stern, JD

Director, Honors Program

Professor

757.352.4080 craiste@regent.edu
Marie Summerlin Hamm, JD, MLS

Assistant Director, Law Library Collection Development

757.352.4233 mariham@regent.edu
Kimberly R. Van Essendelft, JD

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Principal Lecturer

757.352.4689 kimbvan@regent.edu
Ernie Walton, JD

Academic & Administrative Director, Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, & the Rule of Law

Lecturer

757.352.4315 stevwa1@regent.edu
Patricia L. West, JD

Associate Dean of Career & Alumni Services

Distinguished Professor

757.352.4040 pwest@regent.edu
Gloria Whittico, JD

Director, Academic Success Program

Associate Professor

757.352.4852 gwhittico@regent.edu

Adjunct

Julie Anjo
Robert Ash
Kerriel Bailey
Tracy Banks
George Bruch
Gary Bryant
Justin Bush
George Buxton
Kathryn Byler
James Chapman, Ph.D.
Rose Coley
Douglas Cook, Ph.D.
Erin DeBoer
David Dennison
David Dildy
Timothy Drewry
Eric Enlow
Shaheryar Gill
Michael Halvorsen
Kirstin Hark
Geoffrey Hemphill
Laura Hernandez
Robert Humphreys, Ph.D.
Joshua Jenkins
David Johnson
Christopher Kall
Denham Kelsey
David Lannetti
Hee Eun Lee
Stephen Lentz
Joseph Liberatore
Elizabeth Libertini
David McGinley
James Metcalfe, CAPT
Henry Morgan, Judge
Susan Moritz
Anthony Mulford
Gustav Nelson
H. Padrick
Corrynn Peters
Stephen Pfeiffer
Nathaniel Pierce
Wainscott Putney
Carol Rasnic
Mandy Rogers
Fred Ross
Randy Singer
Catherine Six
Tristen Small
Martha Smith
John Stepanovich
Norman Thomas
Farnaz Thompson
Hugo Valverde
David Velloney
Shawn Voyles