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Regent School of Law Students Serve in 8th Annual Community Service Day

Saturday, August 20 marked Regent University School of Law’s (LAW) eighth-annual Community Service Day. More than 150 law students, ranging from incoming first-years to students embarking on their third year of studies, spent time in the community serving non-profit organizations. The initiative is particularly important to LAW dean, Michael Hernandez, who explained a new expectation for every JD student to complete 50 hours of public service during their academic careers.

“Our community service days are an important part of this commitment to public service. We look forward to increasing public service and pro bono work by our students,” said Hernandez. “I am very proud of the time and effort our students, faculty and staff put into the Community Service Day. Regent Law trains servant leaders who, following the example of our Lord, are committed to serving, rather than …

Associate Dean Gantt Featured as August Harvey Fellow

The Harvey Fellows Program provides scholarships to Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations. Initiated by the Mustard Seed Foundation (MSF) in 1992, the Harvey Fellows Program seeks to mark, equip and encourage individuals to actively integrate their faith and vocation as leaders in strategic occupations.  Through the program, the Foundation seeks to identify, prepare, and celebrate this generation's Daniels, Esthers, Josephs and Lydias - people of God willing and able to assume positions of leadership and influence for the cause of Christ in fields such as media, government, scientific research, industry, the arts, and higher education. Harvey Fellows come from around the globe and work in diverse fields. Currently there are over 300 Harvey Fellows worldwide, representing twenty-four countries and over forty acad…

Dean Hernandez Featured in Legal Blog

Regent Law Dean Michael Hernandez has been featured in the Oklahoma Legal Group Blog's series highlighting law school deans across the country. The full text of his interview with Adam Banner is reprinted below with permission.

Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was established in 1986, and in just 30 short years, has grown to be recognized as having a faculty ranked among the top 10 American law school faculties. Regent Law is unique in providing a legal education with a Christian perspective, and its Honors Program boasts a 92.3 percent first-time bar passage rate. Its moot court program ranks 5th in the nation, and in 2015, Regent Law ranked in the top 25 percent of all law schools for graduates obtaining judicial clerkships.


In 1992, Michael V. Hernandez joined the faculty at Regent Law, where he has taught courses including Appellate Advocacy, Advanced Appellate Advocacy, Christian Foundations of Law, International Hu…