Law Students

MICHAEL P. SCHUTTMike Schutt

Director, Law Student Ministries
Director, Attorney Ministries

Director, Institute for Christian Legal Studies
mschutt@clsnet.org
(903) 575-0775

Mike Schutt is the director of CLS Law Student Ministries and of the Institute for Christian Legal Studies (ICLS), a cooperative ministry of CLS and Regent University School of Law, where he serves as Associate Professor and Global Recruiter. Mike writes, speaks, and teaches on the relationship of lawyers, faith, and culture. Before joining the Regent faculty, Professor Schutt practiced law in Fort Worth, Texas with Thompson & Knight. He is an honors graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.

Mike is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Christian Legal Thought, a publication of ICLS, and he is the author of Redeeming Law: Christian Calling and the Legal Profession (InterVarsity Press 2007), a vocational exhortation for law students and lawyers. His other publications include Oliver Wendell Holmes and the Decline of the American Lawyer: Social Engineering, Religion, and the Search for Professional Identity, 30 RUTGERS L. J. 143 (1998) and What's A Nice Christian Like You Doing in a Profession Like This? 11 REGENT U. L. REV. 137 (1998-99). He has also authored supplements on biblical principles for use by his students in the law school classroom. 

He writes and travels for the Institute for Christian Legal Studies from his home in Mount Pleasant, Texas, where he lives with his wife, Lisa, and their son, Jack, when he chooses to visit from college. He has two older children who are both married to wonderful spouses. 

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Of particular interest to law students:
Cross & Gavel - Volume 4
Dan Kim and Mike Schutt discuss the importance of engaging the law school campus-- and whether it helps to have a CLS law student chapter.
 
Cross & Gavel Audio - Volume 14
Schutt interviews CLS member Andy Toles, who talks about the lawyer-client relationship in light of our Christian calling.  Andy has some amazing insight into the role of the Christian lawyer.

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