10.10.2007

Regent Law Student Wins Scholarship Competition

John Legg, a 3L at Regent University School of Law, was named the winner of the 2006-2007 William Pew Religious Freedom Scholarship Competition by Aliance Defense Fund. He will receive a cash award in the amount of $2,500.00.

Legg is a Blackstone Fellow (2006) who expects to earn his J.D. from Regent University School of Law in May 2008, where he is Editor-in-Chief of the Regent University Law Review. During law school, he has served as a summer law clerk at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate Generals Corps. Currently, John is a judicial intern in the chambers of United States District Judge Walter Kelley, Jr., in the Eastern District of Virginia. His wife, Karen, also studies at Regent University as a doctoral student in communication studies. Upon graduation, John plans to be commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Air Force JAG Corps.