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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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Gain a Transformative Christian Law School Experience

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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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Regent University School of Law offers education from a Christian worldview

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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#20
In The Nation For Ultimate Bar Passage In 2019
96%
Of Regent Law Graduates Were Employed Within 10 Months of Graduation NALP, 2020
100%
First-Time Bar Passage Rate in 14 States Class of 2020
#14
In the Nation & #1 in Virginia, Judicial Clerkships (24.6%) 2020
#1
Overall Bar Passage Rate Among All 8 Virginia Law Schools July 2017 & Feb. 2018
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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

“I make it my personal mission to show the legal world that Regent offers a top-notch legal education and produces lawyers who are highly skilled in their profession and have integrity in their conduct. My goal is to inspire every attorney, judge and client I meet to seek out Regent alumni when they are looking to hire a lawyer.”

Andrew Kartchner, J.D., 2013

“There were plenty of other law schools. But I told my family, ‘If I don’t go to Regent, I’m not going to law school at all.’”

Jim Mischel Jr., J.D., 1996 CEO, Electric Mirror; CEO Safeology

“I would put Regent up against the finest law schools. Regent provided me with a top-notch legal education. Quality academic instruction is required of any law school, but Regent went a step further by providing faculty and staff who genuinely cared for and supported the students.”

Teresa Hammons, J.D., 1988

“I had always prayed about going to a Christian law school. My experience at Regent exceeded my expectations.”

Lina Sophat, LLM, 2011 American Legal Studies

“The program at Regent is incredibly rigorous — but it's just a wonderful environment to learn and grow, and it's been invaluable in my life.”

Katherine Nace, J.D., 2015
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What’s New

June 22, 2021
Robertson Center for Constitutional Law Celebrates Victory for Religious Liberty

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 22, 2021) – On June 17, 2021, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling in favor of Catholic Social Services in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia . The same day, the Robertson …

June 22, 2021
The Princeton Review Lists Regent University’s M.A. in Law Among the Best

Virginia Beach, VA (June 22, 2021) – The Princeton Review, known for its prestigious college rankings, recently announced that Regent University’s School of Law ranks among the Best Online Master of Studies in Law …

June 18, 2021
Regent University Appoints Anna S. Ord, Psy.D., as Dean of the School of Psychology & Counseling

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 18, 2021) – Regent University announced today that Anna S. Ord, Psy.D., has been named dean of the School of Psychology & Counseling, effective July 1, 2021. William L …

June 17, 2021
Regent University Names William L. Hathaway, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 17, 2021) – Today, Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson, founder, chancellor, and CEO of Regent University, announced that the university has appointed William L. Hathaway, Ph.D. to …

June 15, 2021
Regent Law Alumnus Wynter Benda Named Lynchburg City Manager

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (JUNE 15, 2021) - Wynter Benda, Law ’02, loves people, well-oiled systems and opportunities to effect positive change. He is about to see all three of these passions fuse in exciting new ways as he takes a giant leap …

June 14, 2021
Regent Announces New M.A. in Online Ministry Program for Fall 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 14, 2021) – Regent University's School of Divinity will launch a new Master of Arts in Online Ministry program in Fall 2021. This 36-credit-hour master's degree, delivered entirely online, offers a …

June 14, 2021
Why Pursuing a Business Education Makes Perfect Sense in a Hyper-Competitive Market

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 14, 2021) – The Regent University School of Business & Leadership was recently featured on the Ask the Expert radio show at AM 790 WNIS in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Doris Gomez and Dr …

June 11, 2021
Spring 2021 Faculty Awards for Excellence Announced by Regent's Office of Academic Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 11, 2021) - Regent University's Faculty Awards for Excellence program recognizes faculty for their extraordinary commitment and dedication to Regent's mission as evidenced by …

May 26, 2021
Regent Announces New M.S. in Accounting Program for Fall 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 25, 2021) - Regent University's School of Business & Leadership will launch the M.S. in Accounting program in Fall 2021. The M.S. in Accounting program is a 30-credit-hour program delivered entirely online …

May 18, 2021
Regent University Wins Second Place at Enactus United States National Exposition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 18, 2021) – In April 2021, Regent University's Enactus team placed second in their league at the Enactus United States National Exposition for their lifesaving project "Healthy League." The …

May 12, 2021
14 SOAR FAQs Answered: An Interview with Regent University’s Orientation Team

By Katelynn Condrey - Student Writer VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 12, 2021) – As Regent University’s Spring 2021 semester comes to a close, our beautiful campus is gearing up for the summer events, including SOAR …

May 8, 2021
Regent University Celebrates Largest Graduating Class at 41st Commencement Ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 8, 2021) – On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Regent University conferred over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 41st commencement ceremony—making the class of 2021 the largest …

May 3, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity With Law Professor David Clements

Welcome to the final installation of Regent University's American Election Integrity conference, featuring a review of cases by law professor David Clements. Clements gives a riveting overview of the many …

May 3, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity With Eric Metaxas

Be inspired by New York Times best-selling author and radio host Eric Metaxas, as you watch his video from the Election Integrity conference, hosted by Regent University's Robertson School of Government. Metaxas …

April 30, 2021
Regent University Unveils Renewed Brand Identity Guidelines

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 30, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce the launch of renewed brand identity guidelines to refresh Regent’s corporate fonts, colors, logos, messaging, and positioning. “With an unwavering …