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Regent Law Announces Record-Breaking Employment Rate

Plus Highest Clerkship Rate in Virginia for 2019 Graduating Class. Learn About Clerkship Rates
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Regent Law School Alumna Joins McGuireWoods in D.C.

Former U.S. Department of Education Deputy General Counsel Farnaz Thompson Joins McGuireWoods’ Labor & Employment Department as a Partner. Read About Her
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"A" Rated for Trial Advocacy (Top 18 in the Nation)

"A" Rated for Trial Advocacy by preLaw Magazine, 2021. Be Equipped for Excellence. Learn About Regent Law
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The Regent Law Advantage

Whether you are interested in a JD to practice law, an online M.A. in Law for legal training to expand your professional expertise, or an LL.M. to enhance your knowledge and credentials, Regent University School of Law will equip you to excel.

  • 96% of Regent Law graduates were employed within 10 months of graduation (NALP 2020).
  • Class of 2020: 100% first-time passage rate on the Uniform Bar Exam. 100% first-time bar passage rate in 14 states. 100% first-time passage rate for Honors. Ranked 55th in the nation for first-time bar passage, at 90.62%.
  • 20th in the Nation, Ultimate Bar Passage (97%), 2019. Highest overall bar passage rate among all eight Virginia law schools in both July 2017 and February 2018.
  • 14th in the Nation and #1 in Virginia, Judicial Clerkships (25%), 2020. 22% of the class of 2020 secured judicial clerkships, ranking Regent Law 22nd in the nation, 2021. Ranked 39th in the Nation for Federal Clerkships, 2021.
  • 17th in the Nation, Moot Court (Houston Law Center 2020).
  • Rated Top 5 in Nation: Teaching Quality (Interesting Professors) and Top 7 in Nation: Professor Accessibility, Princeton Review (Best Law Schools).
  • Learn from Regent Law School’s nationally prominent faculty.

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Equipping students to be purpose driven & practice ready.

Our alumni practice law in 49 states, D.C., and over 20 nations, serving as distinguished lawyers, judges, professors, government leaders, and public interest advocates.

From winning religious freedom cases at the United States Supreme Court, to representing businesses in China, to rescuing victims of human trafficking in Nepal, Regent Law alumni impact the world.

If you want a law school program that provides a rigorous and Christ-centered education, practical skills training, and faculty mentorship to assist you in fulfilling God’s calling and making a difference, we invite you to become a part of the Regent University School of Law

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Graduates go on to have successful careers in the global marketplace, including positions at Fortune 100 companies.

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Courts
  • Various Federal Administrative Courts
  • State Supreme Courts: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington
  • State Courts of Appeals
  • State District Courts
  • State Circuit Courts
  • Family Courts
  • Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts
  • Balch & Bingham LLP (AL)
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP (KY)
  • Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O’Keefe & Nichols (CA)
  • Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry, PLC (TN)
  • Clark & Ward, PLLC (KY)
  • Cooper Levenson, PA (NJ)
  • Cooper & Scully, PC (TX)
  • Covington & Burling LLP (DC)
  • Fowler Rodriguez & Chalos LLP (FL)
  • Holton Yates, PC (VA)
  • Glasser & Glasser, PLC (VA)
  • Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman (IN)
  • Hancock, Daniel, Johnson & Nagle (VA)
  • Hirschler Fleischer (VA)
  • Hunton & Williams (VA)
  • Ice Miller (IN)
  • Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly, PC (VA)
  • Jones Day (CA)
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (NC)
  • Kaufman & Canoles (VA)
  • Keating Muething & Klekamp (OH)
  • Kemp Smith, LLP (TX)
  • Kirkland & Ellis, LLP (DC)
  • Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook (MI)
  • Krieg DeVault LLP (IN)
  • McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (DC)
  • Midkiff, Muncie & Ross, PC (VA)
  • Morgan Lewis (DC)
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP (SC)
  • Oliff & Berridge PLC (VA)
  • Otto, Lorence & Wierderstein, PLLC (IA)
  • Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein, LC (VA)
  • Patton Boggs, LLP (DC)
  • Pender & Coward (VA)
  • Polsinelli Shughart, PC (AZ)
  • Poole & Mahoney PC (VA)
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren (WI)
  • Semmes, Bowen & Semmes (MD)
  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon (MO)
  • Spector Gadon & Rosen, PC (PA)
  • Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC (WV)
  • Stinson Morrison Hecker, LLP (KS)
  • TaylorWalker, PC (VA)
  • Vandeventer Black, LLP (VA)
  • Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, SC (WI)
  • Willcox Savage (VA)
  • Williams Mullen (VA)
  • Winstead Sechrest & Minick, PC (TX)
  • Wolcott Rivers Gates (VA)
  • York Williams, LLP (NC)
  • Kotzebue, AK, Second District Superior Court 7th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
  • Kenensville, NC, District Court
  • Lexington, NC, District Court
  • Sampson County, NC, District Court
  • Mansfield, OH, County Domestic Relations Court
  • Pendleton, OR, Circuit Court
  • Del Rio, TX, County Court
  • Waxahachie, TX, County Court
  • Lovingston, VA, General District Court
  • Lynchburg, VA, Circuit Court
  • Newport News, VA, General District Court
  • Newport News, VA, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
  • Norfolk, VA, Circuit Court
  • Norfolk, VA, General District Court
  • Portsmouth, VA, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
  • Virginia Beach, VA, General District Court
  • Virginia Beach, VA, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
  • Alliance Defending Freedom
  • American Center for Law and Justice
  • American Family Association
  • Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine and Coast Guard JAG Corps
  • Community Defense Counsel
  • Concerned Women for America
  • Family Law Assistance Program
  • Free Congress Foundation Center for Law & Justice
  • Home School Legal Defense Association
  • Jubilee Campaign, USA
  • Judicial Watch, Inc.
  • Just Law International PC
  • National Legal Foundation
  • Oklahomans for Children & Family
  • Samaritan House
  • Southern Alleghenies Legal Aid
  • Tidewater Legal Aid
  • University of Virginia Associate General Counsel
  • Harvard (Lecturer)
  • Handong
  • Regent
  • Trinity
  • William & Mary
  • Liberty
  • Banaras Hindu
  • Texas A&M
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Success Stories

“"At Regent, I was surrounded by people who exemplified servant leadership. These examples often come back to me, and I believe it’s what my industry needs now more than ever."”

Breanna Molloy, B.A., 2012

“Professors give real-life lessons and then connect them with God's purpose for your life in a relevant manner.”

Hannah Bell, M.A., 2012 Nonprofit Organization Leader

“A Master of Public Administration with honors — I did that! A single mom, worked full time and a full-time grad student too.”

Keeley Daye, MPA, 2020 Workforce Service Representative, Virginia Employment Commission; Owner, Capture the Daye Photography

“What distinguishes Regent from other graduate schools is the Christian application to public policy issues. My faith is more complete because I was able to integrate a biblical worldview with domestic and international political issues.”

Amber Sells, M.A., 2008

“So much of my teaching style and philosophy is modeled after that of Regent Law deans and professors. I am working in my calling and love equipping my students for their calling too through the gift of teaching the Lord has given me.”

Adeline Allen, J.D., 2011
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October 25, 2021
Regent University Ranked #1 Most Affordable Private College in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 25, 2021) – Student Loan Hero’s recent analysis on nationwide college costs ranked Regent University as the #1 Most Affordable Private School in Virginia. Researchers examined data from more …

October 19, 2021
Regent University’s School of Education Launches Peer Mentoring & Dissertation Coaching Program

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 19, 2021) - The Regent University School of Education will launch a Peer Mentoring & Dissertation Coaching Program on October 25, 2021, to support first-year master’s …

October 18, 2021
Regent Law Hosts 21st Annual Leroy R. Hassell Sr. National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 18, 2021) – The Regent University School of Law hosted the 21st Annual Leroy R. Hassell Sr. National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition in a virtual format …

October 15, 2021
Regent Honors Former Professor José L. González

José L. González It is fitting during the National Hispanic Heritage Month to call attention to the many years of faithful service and help by our dear friend and colleague, Pastor and Professor José L. González. He has been a professor in …

October 12, 2021
Access the Next Level of Your Nursing Career

Whether you’ve already obtained your bachelor’s degree in nursing or starting on your nursing education path, working toward your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree can help open doors to a meaningful career and exciting leadership …

October 12, 2021
Two Regent Producers Release Award-Winning Indie Film, Christmas in July

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 12, 2021) – Regent University’s School of Communication & the Arts is pleased to announce the home release of Christmas in July . The well-received family drama was coproduced by Regent …

October 8, 2021
Regent University Law Reclaims Championship at the Stetson National Pretrial Competition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 8, 2021) - Regent University School of Law’s Trial Advocacy Board has reclaimed the title of National Champions in the 2021 Stetson National Pretrial Competition. This is Regent …

October 1, 2021
Pat Robertson Steps Down as Host of The 700 Club; Will Turn to Teaching Students at Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 1, 2021) - Pat Robertson, founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), announced today on the 60th anniversary of CBN’s first broadcast (October …

September 30, 2021
United States Senator Thom Tillis to Address Section 230 Symposium at Regent Law

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 30, 2021) – On October 1-2, 2021, the Regent University School of Law will host its 3rd Annual Legal Learning Festival, Law Alumni Weekend, and Law Review Symposium on Section …

September 22, 2021
Regent Psychology & Counseling Professor Jennifer Ripley Honored for Work in Christian Marriage Counseling

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 24, 2021) - Dr. Jennifer Ripley, School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) professor at Regent University, has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the David …

September 20, 2021
Regent University Alumna Recognized as STEM Academy Teacher of the Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 20, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce that alumna Jessica A. Williams was named the 2021 Teacher of the Year for Southside STEM Academy at Campostella, a Title I school in …

September 17, 2021
Regent University Receives “2021 Great College to Work For” Ranking

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 17, 2021) – Regent University has been ranked as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For® program. This is the 13th time …

September 14, 2021
Regent Law Professor Natt Gantt to Serve as Executive Director of Academic Center and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 14, 2021) – Regent University School of Law is pleased to announce that Professor L.O. Natt Gantt II, J.D., has been named Executive Director …

September 13, 2021
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Regent a Top National University for 2022

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 13, 2021) – Today, in rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, Regent University was named a Tier 1 Best National University for 2022. A total of 1,466 U.S. bachelor’s …

September 3, 2021
Local Single Mom Awarded Full-Tuition Regent Scholarship in Partnership with Care Net

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 3, 2021) - Tiffany Cusick received a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to Regent University during an emotional awards ceremony at the Care Net National Conference in San Antonio …