Regent University Law School Named NDAA Regional Advocacy Training Center
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 19, 2021) – Regent University School of Law is pleased to announce its designation as a Regional Advocacy Training Center for the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA). Prosecutors throughout the region will now have access to Regent Law’s premier facilities and resources through customized NDAA training courses in Virginia Beach, VA. This prestigious designation was unveiled to Regent Law Dean Mark Martin by the NDAA Board of Directors during the association’s Summer Summit, taking place July 18-20, 2021, in Virginia Beach.
“The Regent University School of Law is honored to partner with the National District Attorneys Association in providing exceptional on-site training to our prosecutors,” said Regent Law Dean Mark Martin. “Just as this respected association is committed to protecting the rights and safety of the people to ensure justice is attained, our astute Regent Law faculty, students, and alumni are also dedicated to providing knowledge, skills, and support to the legal profession to promote the fair and impartial administration of justice.”
During the summit, Martin had the honor and privilege of swearing in the incoming NDAA president, the Honorable Billy West, who has served as District Attorney for Cumberland County, NC since 2011.
“I had the privilege of knowing the remarkable work and reputation of Chief Mark Martin as he served as Supreme Court Chief Justice of North Carolina. Now, to partner with him and the Regent University School of Law is a tremendous privilege,” said West. “I look forward to a bright future and innovative training opportunities.”
Founded in 1950, the NDAA is a national, non-partisan non-profit membership association that provides training, technical assistance, and services to prosecutors around the country in support of the prosecution profession. It is the oldest and largest association of prosecutors in the country with over 5,000 members. The summit draws hundreds of professionals within the legal field seeking educational, information-sharing, and networking tools so that they are plugged into innovative ideas and practical strategies to address seeking justice while serving communities.
Founded in 1977, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university with more than 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in more than 150 areas of study including business, communication and the arts, counseling, cybersecurity, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, healthcare, and psychology. Regent University, ranked among top national universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2020), is one of only 23 universities nationally to receive an “A” rating for its comprehensive liberal arts core curriculum.
About Regent Law
Regent Law’s more than 3,300 graduates practice law in 49 states and over 20 countries and include 38 currently sitting judges. The School of Law is currently ranked 22nd in the nation for obtaining judicial clerkships and ranked 20th in the nation for Ultimate Bar Passage in 2019. The school offers the Juris Doctor (J.D.) in three-year and part-time formats, an online M.A. in Law, an online M.A. in Financial Planning & Law, an on-campus and online LL.M. in Human Rights, and an on-campus and online LL.M. in American Legal Studies.