Fact & Stats
Practice Area Distribution
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Bar Passage Rates
Over the last four years (2010-2013), Regent’s nationwide first-time bar takers (all states) passed at an average rate of 81.13%.
- 97.2% of our graduates who had an LSAT score above 160 passed the bar exam on their first attempt.
- 92.3% of our graduates who had an LSAT score above 155 passed the bar exam on their first attempt.
- 87.3% of our graduates who had an LSAT score above 150 passed the bar exam on their first attempt.
The national average for all first-time takers for all states is 77% according to the most recent available data from The Bar Examiner (Volume 82, Number 1, March 2013).
Regent Law Student Employment & Summer Internships
Panels and Programs
Career Services offers a variety of panels, workshops, and informational sessions. These programs are designed to assist students in all aspects of their career search and preparation. Past programs include:
- Virginia Supreme Court Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn: Job Searching in Today's Economy
- 1L Resume Blitz
- Resume & Cover Letter Program
- Mock Interview Program with Local Attorneys
- Dress for Success Program
- Speed Networking
- Interviewing Skills Workshop
- "How to Get a Job" Program
- 1L Orientation
- Rules of Engagement for Summer Associates
- Social Networking & Your Job Search
- Professional Development Series
Career Panel Series
- Judicial Clerkship Program
- Solo Practitioner Program
- JAG Corps Programs (Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard)
- Blackstone Fellowship Program
- Judicial Internship Program
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|Andrew Kartchner, '13
Law Clerk to the Honorable Gail A. Randall, Administrative Law Judge
U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration
“I make it my personal mission to show the legal world that Regent offers a top-notch legal education and produces lawyers who are highly skilled in their profession and have integrity in their conduct. My goal is to inspire every attorney, judge, and client I meet to seek out Regent alumni when they are looking to hire a lawyer.”
|Kristen Jurjevich, JD '10
Associate Attorney, Business Law and Litigation, Pender & Coward Attorneys and Counselors at Law
Virginia Beach, Virginia
“Regent really prepares students to face the legal field’s constant changes. The professors teach you how to research. Even though I never took business law classes that might be helpful now, I’ve been given the tools to find the answers I need.”
|E. Todd Wilkowski, JD '98
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Baker Concrete Construction, Inc.
“I was absolutely impressed with Regent and the caliber of people I met. There’s an amazing spirit about Regent when you walk on the campus. You just feel God’s peace there. Unlike other law schools, there is no ‘zero sum’ mentality. At Regent, students encourage each other to do their best and fully prepare to fulfill their vocation rather than compete against each other.”
|Teresa Hammons, JD ‘88
Presiding Judge, Virginia Beach General District Court
Virginia Beach, Virginia
“I would put Regent up against the finest law schools. Regent provided me with a top-notch legal education. Quality academic instruction is required of any law school, but Regent went a step further by providing faculty and staff who genuinely cared for and supported the students.”
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Equal Opportunity Statement
Regent University School of Law firmly expects
that employers will observe the principles of non-discrimination and equal
opportunity with respect to classifications protected by law, in regard to
hiring, promotion, retention, and conditions of employment.