Bradley P. Jacob, JD

Associate Professor


Professor Brad Jacob is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and has been an associate professor at Regent University School of Law since 2001. His teaching expertise includes Constitutional Law, Foundations of Law, Constitutional Criminal Procedure, and Nonprofit Tax-Exempt Organizations. Before coming to Regent, Jacob served as: 

·       Founding Provost and Dean of Patrick Henry College (1998-2000);

·       Executive Director/CEO of the Christian Legal Society (1991-93);

·       Associate Dean of the proposed School of Law at Geneva College (1993-98);

·       A Staff Attorney in the Center for Law & Religious Freedom (1988‑91); and

·       Director of a Justice Fellowship think-tank at Prison Fellowship Ministries (2000-01). 

Jacob began his career as an attorney in Baltimore with the major international law firm now known as DLA Piper, and has authored numerous scholarly articles, including those noted below.

Jacob has been married since 1983 and is the homeschooling father of eight children. He is interviewed in print and broadcast media around the country on a regular basis, and serves as a frequent guest on: 

·       Newswatch on the Christian Broadcasting Network,

·       Macrini’s Morning News Team on WNIS-AM in Hampton Roads,

·       Let’s Talk with Mark Elfstrand on 1160 Hope in Chicago, and

·       The Steve Batton Show on WKQA Freedom 1110 in Norfolk.


Journal Articles and Notes: 

"Living Out My Calling," Journal of Christian Legal Thought, (2015).

"Eight Men Out - Make That Nine Regent," Journal of Law & Public Policy, (2012).

"The Bible and the Constitution," Trinity Law Review, (2011).

"Griswold and the Defense Traditional Marriage," 83 N.D. Law Review, 1199, (2007).

"Will the Real Constitutional Originalist Please Stand Up?" 40 Creighton Law Review 595 (2007).

"Back to Basics: Constitutional Meaning and 'Tradition,'" 39 Texas Tech Law Review 261 (2007).

"Free Exercise in the 'Lobbying Nineties,'" 84 Nebraska Law Review 795 (2006).

"Public Schools' Pyrrhic Victories Over Parents' Rights," (co-authored with Michael P. Farris), Richmond Journal of Law & Public Interest, (Fall 1998).

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


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

Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law

757.352.4522 bcameron@regent.edu
Natt Gantt II, JD

Associate Dean of Instructional & Curricular Affairs

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


757.352.4734 nattgan@regent.edu
Harry G. Hutchison, J.D., PGCE

Distinguished Professor

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


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

Head of Law Library Faculty & Student Services

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


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


Director of the Singer Civil Litigation Practicum

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

Director, Honors Program


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


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