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Law Alumni Win Big in Recent Elections

Congratulations to three Regent University School of Law alumni on their recent election success:

Megan Revis Frederick ('09) was elected Commonwealth Attorney in Culpeper, Va.

Erika James ('02) was elected as a District Judge for North Carolina District 8

Mary Howard Wells ('02) was elected as a District Judge for North Carolina District 11.

James and Wells are the 4th and 5th alumni to take the bench in 2012, bringing the total number of Regent Law alumni currently serving as judges to 24 and the number who have served all-time to 28.

Over 40 Regent Law alumni have served as elected officials in the schools 26-year history.

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