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Bankruptcy Practicum Founder and One of Virginia’s Leading Bankruptcy Attorneys Featured in ABI Journal

Professor Scott Pryor, creator of the Regent Law’s Bankruptcy Practicum, and attorney G. Russell Boleman, who mentors students in the practicum, are featured in two recent issues of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal.

Professor Pryor (pictured), former 2013 American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Resident Scholar, is highlighted in the April 2014 ABI Journal regarding the inauguration of Regent Law’s Bankruptcy Practicum for the Spring Semester 2014.

Boleman, who is also the founding attorney of Boleman Law Firm, PC, Virginia’s largest consumer bankruptcy law firm, is highlighted in the May 2014 ABI Journal for his $50,000 contribution to the ABI Endowment Fund. Contributions to the fund fuel research and education initiatives dealing with bankruptcy and insolvency.

Regent Law’s Bankruptcy Practicum accepts about three students each semester. Through the practicum, students gain professional skills in applying legal concepts to real-life situations and interacting with clients facing financial hardship. Each semester, students spend 60 or more hours working in mentoring relationships with bankruptcy lawyers in Hampton Roads.

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