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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.

  • 95% of Regent Law graduates were employed within 10 months of graduation (NALP 2019).
  • 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.
  • 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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Regent Law “A” Rated For Trial Advocacy And Litigation Prelaw Magazine, 2019
#20
In The Nation For Ultimate Bar Passage In 2019
47.6%
Judicial Clerkship Placement Class of 2019 Honors Graduates
#14
in the Nation for Judicial Clerkships Class of 2019 (24.6%)

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

“Regent gave me an understanding of how to think about law and how to think like a lawyer; it also gave me practical classes and training to do good and help people.”

Corrynn Peters, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2003 Founding Partner of Phillips & Peters, PLLC

“"To interact with our professor has always been a great experience and I’ve really enjoyed all the time they have invested in me and other students."”

Noah DiPasquale, J.D., 2017

“Regent attracts very talented students, and I was continually challenged by the academic excellence and career ambition of my classmates.”

Elizabeth Oklevitch, J.D., 2014

“"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

“"Regent Law gave me a high-quality education delivered by passionate professors who brilliantly integrated biblical principles into rigorous curriculum. The collegiality of professors and peers also stands out. I can't imagine you get that blend at any other ABA-approved school."”

Bradley Knox, J.D., 1994 Life & Health Insurannce Vice President & Counsel, Federal Relations, Aflac, Inc., Washington, D.C.
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What’s New

January 14, 2021
Regent University Unveils Two New Music Degrees

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 14, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce that it will launch two new state-of-the-art music degree programs on its Virginia Beach campus in Fall 2021: a Bachelor of Music and a …

January 14, 2021
Regent University to Give $4,000 Scholarship to All Homeschooled Students

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 14, 2021) – Regent University is offering a $4,000 Homeschool Scholarship to all new on-campus, undergraduate students who graduate from a homeschool program …

January 12, 2021
Regent University Offers $4,000 Private School Scholarship

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 12, 2021) – To provide financial assistance amidst the COVID-19 environment, Regent University is offering a $4,000 scholarship to all new on-campus undergraduate students who …

January 1, 2021
Regent Law Alumna Judge April Wood Sworn In as North Carolina Court of Appeals Judge

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 1, 2021) – Regent University School of Law Dean Mark Martin, who served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina from 2014-2019, presided …

December 31, 2020
Robertson School of Government Newsletter - January 2021

In this issue: Featured News of the Month Michele Bachmann will begin as RSG’s new Dean in January! Dean’s Corner More from RSG Social Media Recent Events Papal Encyclical Social Media Student …

December 28, 2020
Robertson School of Government Newsletter - November 2020

In this issue: 100th Anniversary of Broadcasting Dean’s Corner: A Threat to Christian Universities that Would Backfire More from RSG Social Media RSG Launches Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn National …

December 28, 2020
Robertson School of Government Newsletter - October 2020

In this issue: Northeast Syria: A Rare Bloom of Religious Freedom in the Middle East by Kelsey Bohlender Dean’s Corner More from RSG Social Media RSG Launches Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn Running for …

December 22, 2020
Regent University Names Michele Bachmann as Dean of the Robertson School of Government

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 22, 2020) – Regent University and its Board of Trustees have named U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann as the new dean of the Robertson School of …

December 21, 2020
Regent University Redesigns Regent.edu Website

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 21, 2020) – Regent University is pleased to announce that its flagship website – www.regent.edu – has been updated with a new design.  “I would like to extend my …

December 10, 2020
#RegentPrays: Regent University School of Divinity Launches 24-Hour Prayer Chain

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 10, 2020) – The Regent University School of Divinity has deployed a new 24-hour prayer group to accept prayer requests around the clock and to pray for the …

December 10, 2020
Regent’s School of Business & Leadership Announces a New Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam and Dissertation Process

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 10, 2020) – Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership (SBL) is pleased to announce that, beginning Fall 2022 …

December 8, 2020
The Princeton Review Ranks Regent University Among Top 50 Best Online MBA Programs

The Princeton Review, known for its prestigious college rankings, announced that Regent University ranks among the Top 50 Best Online MBA Programs for 2021 …

November 19, 2020
Regent University Ranked #1 Best College in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (November 19, 2020) – Regent University has been named the #1 best college in Virginia in 2020 by Best Value Schools​. Regent was awarded the top ranking among 24 colleges in Virginia in the …

October 23, 2020
Regent University’s Master of Science in Nursing Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Regent University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education …

October 19, 2020
How to Save American Higher Education

Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano, executive vice president for academic affairs at Regent University, explores how American higher education has become instrumental in producing the intolerant undemocratic citizen. (Editorial originally …