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The Regent Law Advantage

Whether you are interested in a J.D. to practice law, an online M.A. in Law or M.A. in Financial Planning & Law to expand your professional expertise, an LL.M. to enhance your knowledge and credentials, or a B.A. in Law for a career that involves expert legal reasoning, Regent University School of Law will equip you to excel.

  • 95% of Regent Law graduates were employed within 10 months of graduation (NALP 2021).
  • 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%.
  • 21st in the Nation, Ultimate Bar Passage (99%), 2023. Third in the state for overall bar passage among all Virginia law schools, July 2022.
  • 28th in the Nation, Judicial Clerkships, 2021. 18% of the class of 2021 secured judicial clerkships.
  • 9th in the Nation, Moot Court Program (preLaw Magazine, 2022-2023).
  • Tied 12th in Nation: Teaching Quality, Princeton Review (Best Law Schools 2022).
  • Learn from Regent Law School’s nationally prominent faculty.

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In the Nation for Public Policy, alongside Duke, Georgetown, and Harvard law schools. Prelaw Magazine, 2022
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Bar Passage Rate Nationwide Honors Program Classes of 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
95%
Of Regent Law Graduates Were Employed Within 10 Months of Graduation NALP, 2021
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Equipping students to be purpose driven & practice ready.

Our alumni work in all 50 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

“At Regent, it was 'law first' and then we talked about how the law is influenced by the spiritual and moral side—that was a valuable lesson I'll always be thankful to Regent for providing.”

Elizabeth Beavers, J.D., 2012

“I'm very grateful to have been afforded the opportunity to serve as Judge Manion's law clerk. Seeing the federal appellate judicial process firsthand has been an unparalleled learning experience. I believe that Regent prepared me for this job through opportunities to hone my writing and research skills in core classes and on the Regent Law Review.”

Maxwell Thelen, J.D., 2012

“Your generosity has lightened my financial burden and inspired me to love my neighbor by giving back to those with lesser means. I hope I will one day be in a position to extend God’s love to students like you have extended God’s love to me. ”

Fredric Ericsson, J.D., 2021 Scholarship Recipient

“When I began working for the state of Texas, I immediately began putting the values of servant leadership and ethics I learned at Regent into practice. My Christian faith holds me together and helps me fight tooth-and-nail as an advocate for justice. ”

Grace Pandithurai, J.D., 2010 Assistant District Attorney
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May 16, 2024
Regent University Hires Donte Minter as Women’s Basketball Head Coach

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 16, 2024) – Today, Regent University announced the hiring of Donte Minter as head coach of the Regent Royal’s women’s basketball team. Minter rejoins Regent’s program after previously serving as …

May 8, 2024
Regent University Launches Institute for Israel Studies

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 8, 2024) – Today, Regent University announced the establishment of the Institute for Israel Studies within the Robertson School of Government. This distinguished program will be home to the nation’s leading …

May 4, 2024
Regent University Celebrates Nearly 2,300 Graduates in the Class of 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 4, 2024) – Today, nearly 2,300 graduates left the campus of Regent University as alumni—assigned to change the world for the glory of God. “Each of you should use whatever gift you have …

April 23, 2024
Dr. William L. Hathaway Named Provost of Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 23, 2024) – On Saturday, the Regent University Board of Trustees voted to appoint Dr. William L. Hathaway as Provost of Regent University. Hathaway immediately assumed the position after relinquishing his post as …

April 23, 2024
Regent University Hires Spencer Beaty as New Men’s Basketball Head Coach

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 23, 2024) – Spencer Beaty has accepted the position as Head Coach of the Regent Royal’s Men’s Basketball Team after serving as assistant coach at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas …

April 22, 2024
OMD Ranks Regent University in the Nation’s Top 5 Best Online Master’s Degree Programs in 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 22, 2024) – OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD) has ranked Regent University among the Best Accredited Online Master’s Degree Programs in 2024, with Regent’s curriculum …

April 17, 2024
Regent Ranks #5 on TechGuide’s Best Online Bachelor’s in Graphic Design Programs for 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 17, 2024) – Regent University has secured an impressive #5 ranking in TechGuide’s 2024 list of Best Online Bachelor’s in Graphic Design programs in the country. “We are …

April 9, 2024
Regent Law Achieves Highest U.S. News Ranking in School History

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 9, 2024) – Regent University School of Law earned its highest ranking in school history in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024-2025 Best Law Schools Ranking. Today’s newly published list ranks Regent as …

March 27, 2024
Regent University Named #2 Best Military Friendly® School for 2024-25

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 27, 2024) – Regent University earned a national top-tier ranking by Military Friendly® Schools for the academic year 2024–25. Regent’s #2 ranking in the “private offering doctorate” category …

March 26, 2024
Regent Ranks #8 on TechGuide’s Best Bachelor’s in Social Media Degree Programs for 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 26, 2024) – Regent University has secured an impressive #8 ranking in TechGuide’s 2024 list of Bachelor’s in Social Media degree programs, placing Regent among the top 11 …

March 21, 2024
Regent Choir Performs at Carnegie Hall

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 21, 2024) – The Regent University Choir made school history in its debut performance at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall. “Receiving an invitation to take the stage at Carnegie Hall puts the Regent Choir in the company of …

March 12, 2024
Chick-fil-A CEO Surprises Regent University Student with a $25,000 Scholarship

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 12, 2024) – Today, Regent University student Peyton Edwards was awarded the $25,000 True Inspiration™ Scholarship from her employer, Chick-fil-A, making her the restaurant’s 100th …

March 11, 2024
Regent University Accepted into NCAA Exploratory Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 11, 2024) – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has approved Regent University’s application for an exploratory year of membership in Division III. Institutions accepted into this phase …

February 27, 2024
Regent Students Win 2nd Place at National Religious Broadcasters Film Competition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 27, 2024) – Regent University students claimed the spotlight at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) 2024 Convention for their compelling visual storytelling. Lauren Gilmeister …

February 21, 2024
Regent’s Online Master’s in School Counseling Ranked Top 10 Best in the Nation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 21, 2024) – BestCollegeReviews.org has ranked Regent University as a Best Online Master's in School Counseling Program for 2024—surging ahead of hundreds of colleges and …