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An outside view of Robertson Hall that houses the School of Law, for which two new professors have been hired for constitutional law and legal writing.

Regent Law Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 30, 2024) – Regent University School of Law is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty members, Christian Edmonds and Erin K. DeBoer.

Professor Edmonds will serve as an assistant professor and also direct Regent’s Robertson Center for Constitutional Law.

Edmonds joins the faculty after clerking for three judges: Hon. Steven Grasz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, Hon. Robert C. Brack of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, and Hon. Thomas R. Lee of the Utah Supreme Court. He also served as an assistant solicitor general in Nebraska. Articles by Professor Edmonds have appeared or are forthcoming in the Texas Review of Law and Politics, Creighton Law Review, and Regent University Law Review. He graduated with honors from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and magna cum laude from Oklahoma Baptist University.

Professor DeBoer will serve as a tenure-track assistant professor and direct Regent Law’s legal writing program.

DeBoer clerked for Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernard Goodwyn and has served at Regent Law as a lecturer and adjunct professor. She graduated summa cum laude from both Regent University School of Law and Hillsdale College.

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 ranked 28th in the nation for obtaining judicial clerkships in 2022 and 16th in the nation for first-time bar passage in 2023.  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, an on-campus and online LL.M. in American Legal Studies, and an online B.A. in Law.

About Regent University

Founded in 1977, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university, with more than 13,000 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 has been ranked the #1 Best Accredited Online College in the United States (, 2020), the #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia (YourLocalSecurity, 2021), and the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia for 12 years in a row (U.S. News & World Report, 2024).