Regent Law alumnus Jason N. Workmaster (’00) has been named partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA).
MLA is an international law firm with 475 attorneys and public policy advisors. Its offices in nine U.S. cities as well as Brussels, Belgium have an outstanding reputation in litigation, transactional, government and regulatory services.
At the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, Workmaster focuses his practice on government contracts litigation. He has represented a host of clients in bid protests, contract disputes, and False Claims Act litigation in various tribunals throughout the country.
He is one of seven MLA attorneys promoted to partner in January 2010.
As Regional Legal Coordinator with Freedom Firm in Maharashtra, India, Evan Henck ‘07 helps unravel the complex legal and social difficulties that come with prosecuting sex trafficking. Evan’s virtual journal entry below depicts the sobering reality of the sex trade even as it celebrates the Freedom Firm’s recent progress. It originally appeared in the 2010 Spring/Summer edition of “Brief Remark”, Regent University School of Law’s new biannual publication. From giving papers at a national human rights conferences and training human rights attorneys, to subsidizing summer internships within the nascent Center for Global Justice, the Regent Law community is committed to furthering the cause of justice at home and abroad. If you feel called to the legal profession and to the fight for social justice, a Regent J.D. might be for you. Learn more here.
Jan. 16 2010 Maharashtra, India In January an informant phoned Suresh Pawar, a human rights activist with the Freedom Firm in Maharashtra, India,…
Raising nearly 30 children has provided Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann with negotiating skills that serve her well in the nation's capital. Bachmann, a passionate advocate for foster care and adoption, visited Regent University on November 20 as part of the university's recognition of National Adoption Awareness Month.
Bachmann and her husband, Dr. Marcus Bachmann, are the parents of five biological children and 23 foster children. She shared their story as parents and also their connection to Regent during a special law chapel for students, faculty and staff.
"It's been a marvelous experience for us. Being foster parents has allowed us to teach our biological kids that they're not the only kids in the world," Bachmann said. "Our foster care kids have been able to see what a picture of an imperfect 'normal' family is like. And we saw the beauty and worth in them.
"Twenty-three times, we've seen these kids graduate from high sc…
On Saturday, January 21, the Virginia Bar Association (VBA) inaugurated its statewide representatives for their 2017 term.
Regent University School of Law (LAW) Dean Michael Hernandez was
among those new leaders as he accepted his appointment as a
representative by the Board of Governors of the VBA.
Hernandez will represent law schools on the VBA board for a minimum of a one-year term. He is the first Regent LAW faculty member to be appointed to this distinction.
“It is an honor to serve as the sole law school representative on the
Board of Governors and a privilege to be a part of this accomplished
group of prominent attorneys. I am excited to work with the other Board
members to build on and continue the standard of excellence that the
VBA has upheld since it was founded in 1888,” said Hernandez.
“The other members of the Board of Governors are the most
accomplished lawyers in Virginia, and the Board is collegial and
committed to the highest standards of professionalism,” …