Law Student Ministries Staff
MICHAEL P. SCHUTT
Director, Law Student Ministries
Director, Institute for Christian Legal Studies
Mike Schutt is the director of CLS's 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 is Associate Professor. He writes and teaches on the relationship of lawyers, faith, and culture. He is the author of Redeeming Law: Christian Calling and the Legal Profession (InterVarsity Press 2007), a vocational exhortation for law students and lawyers. 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.
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 principals 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 three children.
Deputy Director, Law Student Ministries
Dan Kim graduated from Brandeis University in 2000. After working as a Legal Assistant at Shearman & Sterling from 2000 to 2001, He entered law school in 2002. He was the Brooklyn Law School's fellowship President from 2003 - 2004 and was instrumental in organizing the first annual CLS Northeast Regional Retreat for law students. He was an Alliance Defense Fund Blackstone Fellow in 2003 and a Blackstone Mentor in 2004. He is a 2005 graduate of Brooklyn School of Law. He has been with Christian Legal Society since January 2006.
He communicates with law students daily and visits over 20 law schools each academic year addressing such questions as "What does it means to be a Christian law student?," "How to have an effective fellowship on campus," and "What is the important character trait of a successful Christian law student?" He currently lives a hop, skip and a jump away from the CLS office in Springfield, VA but is originally from Philadelphia, PA and is not an Eagles fan but is a Flyers fan.