Faculty

Judge Bernice B. Donald, JD

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Bio

Bernice B. Donald is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She received her law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law, where she later served as a member of the Alumni and Law Alumni Boards of Directors and as an adjunct faculty member. She received a Master of Judicial Studies from Duke University School of Law and an honorary Doctors in Law from Suffolk University.


Judge Donald frequently serves on the faculty of the National Judicial College and the Federal Judicial Center (FJC), and she was a member of the FJC’s Board of Directors from 2003 through 2007. In 1996, Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist appointed Judge Donald to the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules, where she served for six years. In 2011, Chief Justice John G. Roberts appointed her to an indefinite term on the Judicial Branch Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States.


Judge Donald is extremely active in the American, National, Tennessee, and Memphis Bar Associations, as well as in the Ben F. Jones chapter of the National Bar Association. In August of 2014, Judge Donald began serving as Chair-Elect of the ABA Criminal Justice Section; she served as Chair 2015-2016. Judge Donald currently serves as Litigation Section Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates; co-chair of the Task Force on Implicit Bias for the ABA Litigation Section; co-chair of the Committee on Diversity for the ABA Tort, Trial, and Insurance Section; and co-chair of the Program Committee for the National Bar Association Judicial Council. Additionally, Judge Donald serves as chair of the ABA Center for Human Rights and as a member of the section leadership for the ABA Criminal Justice, Labor and Employment Law Sections, and Judicial Division. She previously served as the President of the American Bar Foundation, where she was the first African American to hold that position.

Meet Our Faculty

John Ashcroft, JD

Distinguished Professor of Law & Government

 
Jeffrey A. Brauch, JD

Executive Director, Center for Global Justice

Professor

757.352.4040 jbrauch@regent.edu
Bruce N. Cameron, JD

Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law

757.352.4522 bcameron@regent.edu
Douglas H. Cook, JD

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Professor, School of Law

757.352.4331 dougcoo@regent.edu
Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan, JD, LL.M.

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Natt Gantt II, JD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4734 nattgan@regent.edu
Michael V. Hernandez, JD

Professor

Director, LL.M. Programs

Faculty Advisor, Moot Court Board and Trial Advocacy Board

757.352.4040 michher@regent.edu
Harry G. Hutchison, JD, PGCE

Distinguished Professor

 
Justice Barbara A. Jackson (Ret.), JD, LL.M.

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Bradley P. Jacob, JD

Principal Lecturer

Director, M.A. in Law Program

757.352.4523 bradjac@regent.edu
Justice D. Arthur Kelsey, JD

Supreme Court of Virginia

Senior Lecturing Fellow

  akelsey@regent.edu
Janis L. Kirkland, JD

Principal Lecturer

Director, Legal Analysis, Research and Writing

757.352.4334 janikir@regent.edu
Lynne Marie Kohm, JD

Professor; John Brown McCarty Professor of Family Law

757.352.4335 lynnkoh@regent.edu
Audrey J. Lynn, JD

Head of Electronic Services & Digital Initiatives, Law Library

Adjunct Professor

757.352.4463 audrlyn@regent.edu
Benjamin V. Madison III, JD

Director, Bar Passage Initiatives

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4586 benjmad@regent.edu
William E. Magee, JD, MSLS

Assistant Director for Public Services, Law Library

  willmag@regent.edu
Kathleen A. McKee, LL.M.

Associate Professor

Director of Experiential Learning

757.352.4639 kathmck@regent.edu
Jay Sekulow, JD, Ph.D.

Chief Counsel, American Center for Law and Justice

Distinguished Professor of Law

 
Randy Singer, JD

Attorney-in-Residence

Director of the Singer Civil Litigation Practicum

757.352.4554 rsinger@regent.edu
Ray Starling, JD

General Counsel to the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce

President of the NC Chamber Legal Institute

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Craig A. Stern, JD

Director, Honors Program

Professor

757.352.4080 craiste@regent.edu
Judge William B. Traxler Jr., JD

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Kimberly R. Van Essendelft, JD

Principal Lecturer

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

757.352.4689 kimbvan@regent.edu
S. Ernie Walton, JD

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Lecturer

Director for the Center for Global Justice

757.352.4315 stevwa1@regent.edu
Marion R. Warren, JD

Senior Associate Dean & Professor

757.352.4349 mwarren@regent.edu
Gloria Whittico, JD

Director, Academic Success Program

Associate Professor

757.352.4852 gwhittico@regent.edu

Adjunct

Julie Anjo
Robert Ash
Kerriel Bailey
Tracy Banks
George Bruch
Gary Bryant
Justin Bush
George Buxton
Kathryn Byler
James Chapman
Rose Coley
David Dennison
David Dildy
Timothy Drewry
Eric Enlow
Shaheryar Gill
Michael Halvorsen
Kirstin Hark
Geoffrey Hemphill
Laura Hernandez
Hon. Robert Humphreys
Joshua Jenkins
David Johnson
Christopher Kall
Hon. D. Arthur Kelsey
David Lannetti
Hee Eun Lee
Stephen Lentz
Joseph Liberatore
Elizabeth Libertini
David McGinley
James Metcalfe, CAPT
Hon. Henry Morgan
Susan Moritz
Anthony Mulford
Gustav Nelson
Hon. H. Thomas Padrick
Corrynn Peters
Stephen Pfeiffer
Nathaniel Pierce
Wainscott Putney
Carol Rasnic
Mandy Rogers
Fred Ross
Randy Singer
Catherine Six
Tristen Small
Martha Smith
John Stepanovich
Norman Thomas
Farnaz Thompson
Hugo Valverde
David Velloney
Shawn Voyles