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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, National Jurist preLaw Magazine, 2023.
  • Tied 1st in the Nation, Professor Accessibility  Princeton Review, Best Law Schools, 2023.
  • Tied 1st in the Nation, Public Policy, National Jurist preLaw Magazine, 2024.
  • Learn from Regent Law School’s nationally prominent faculty.

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Top 35 Nationally: Academic Experience The Princeton Review, 2020
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In Institutional Scholarships & Grants To Nearly 97% Of Law Students, 2020-21
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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)
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  • Trinity
  • William & Mary
  • Liberty
  • Banaras Hindu
  • Texas A&M
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Success Stories

“Regent has an outstanding record of preparing students for incredible success.”

Timothy J. Downing, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2010 U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma

“I spent a summer as a Regent Center for Global Justice intern, working on immigration issues, and contributing to a win for three asylum cases. This confirmed a distinct calling on my life to seek justice and advocate for the oppressed.”

Emily Arthur, J.D., 2015

“I was incredibly blessed to learn from committed men and women who were so knowledgeable about their field. They were also just as passionate and committed to their faith and investing in their students.”

Rebekah Woods, Doctor of Organizational Leadership, J.D., 2004, 1994

“Regent definitely prepared me every step of the way, from a summer internship and moot court competitions to working with Singer Legal Group and securing a clerkship. I wouldn’t have had those same opportunities anywhere else.”

Kevin Hoffman, J.D., 2014

“As a young women who was raised in a Christian family in the Middle East, I cannot thank you enough for choosing to extend this kind support to me. ”

May-Lee Melki, J.D., 2023 Scholarship Recipient
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July 18, 2024
The Princeton Review Ranks Regent Among Top 50 Online MBA Programs  

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 18, 2024) – Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership is celebrating its fourth consecutive ranking on The Princeton Review’s 2024 Top 50 Online MBA Programs list—landing in the No …

July 16, 2024
Regent University Takes Top Honors in the Coastal Virginia Magazine Awards 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 16, 2024) – Regent University is featured in the Coastal Virginia Magazine Awards 2024 issue for its Overall Gold win as the “Best Private College/University ” in the region …

July 11, 2024
Regent University Receives $25,000 Grant from Sentara Health

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 11, 2024) – Regent University was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from Sentara Health to support the university’s Psychological Services Center (PSC), an out-patient mental health clinic located at the …

July 10, 2024
Virginia Law Foundation Awards Grant to Regent Law

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 10, 2024) – Regent University School of Law’s Center for Global Justice just received a generous $10,000 grant from the Virginia Law Foundation. The grant will provide funding to help victims of human trafficking …

July 10, 2024
Regent University School of Divinity Unveils its Doctor of Ministry in Biblical and Renewal Preaching 

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 10, 2024) – Regent University is announcing its new Doctor of Ministry with a concentration in Biblical and Renewal Preaching—a program designed to deepen …

July 9, 2024
Regent University Recognized as one of Money’s Best Colleges in America

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 9, 2024) – Money lists Regent in its 2024 Best Colleges in America ranking for its strong academics and immense value. “We are delighted that Money has declared Regent University among the …

July 8, 2024
Regent University Enactus Selected Among Top 3 at the Action with Africa Challenge

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 8, 2024) – Regent Enactus’ recent service project has earned a spot in the top 3 at the international Action with Africa Challenge—the only United States university to earn this …

June 26, 2024
Regent University Appoints Dr. Simon Tarr Dean of the School of Communication and the Arts

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 26, 2024) – Regent University has appointed Dr. Simon Tarr as Dean of the School of Communication and the Arts, effective July 1. He will also continue to serve as Dean of the …

June 19, 2024
University HQ Ranks Regent University Programs Among Nation’s Best

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 19, 2024) – Regent University continues to demonstrate academic strength and value as University HQ reveals new rankings with Regent topping multiple categories. “We are humbled by these …

June 7, 2024
Chancellor Gordon Robertson Receives 2024 Community Builders Award

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 7, 2024) – Regent University Chancellor Gordon Robertson received the 2024 Community Builders Award from the Hampton Roads Community Action Program. This award celebrates those who have demonstrated a …

June 5, 2024
Regent University to Host Inaugural Conference for Renewal Theology

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 5, 2024) – The Regent University School of Divinity is hosting the Conference for Renewal Theology on Saturday, November 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Virginia Beach campus. For this inaugural …

June 4, 2024
Regent University Receives Endowed Scholarship from the Beazley Foundation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 4, 2024) – Regent University recently received a generous scholarship of $100,000 from the Beazley Foundation in honor of the late Judge Richard S. Bray, who died on May 4, 2024, at the age of 77 …

May 30, 2024
Regent Law Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 30, 2024) – Regent University School of Law is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty members, Christian Edmonds and Erin K. DeBoer. Professor Edmonds will serve as an assistant professor and also direct …

May 22, 2024
Regent University Enactus Earns a Win at National Competition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 22, 2024) – Regent University Enactus brought home the Team Spirit Award from the 2024 Enactus USA Expo held May 13–15, at the University of Texas at Austin. Each year, students, academics, and …

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 …