Herbert W. Titus

Distinguished Senior Fellow in Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and Public Policy

5A nationally-known constitutional scholar, author and lecturer, Herbert W. Titus is of counsel to the law firm of William J. Olson, P.C. He taught constitutional law, common law, and other subjects for nearly thirty years at five different American Bar Association-approved law schools. From 1986 to 1993, he served as the founding Dean of the College of Law and Government at Regent University in Virginia and was Provost of the University.


Dean Titus has been a guest on radio and television and, for two years, hosted his own daily radio program, That’s The Law, on the VCY America network. He has testified on constitutional issues before the United States Congress. He has also testified on state and federal constitutional issues before the state legislatures of Nevada, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington. His views on constitutional law have received wide circulation among members of Congress, state legislatures and public policy advocates and organizations.

Prior to his academic career, he served as a Trial Attorney and a Special Assistant United States Attorney with the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. and Kansas City, Missouri. Today he is engaged in a general practice with a concentration in constitutional strategy, litigation, and appeals.

Dean Titus holds the J.D. degree (cum laude) from Harvard and the B.S. degree in Political Science from the University of Oregon from which he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.  He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the United States Court of Claims, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, District of Columbia and Federal Circuits. His constitutional practice has taken him into federal district courts in Alabama, Arizona, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming, and the District of Columbia and the state courts of Idaho,Texas and North Dakota. He is an active member of the bar of Virginia and an inactive member of the bar of Oregon.

He serves as general counsel to the Michael New Action Fund, as well as Senior Legal Advisor to the Liberty Committee. He also does research and legal writing for the Free Speech Coalition and other similar organizations dedicated to the restoration of constitutional law and liberty in the nation.

Dean Titus has written numerous articles, book chapters and constitutional studies and analyses. He is the author of God, Man & Law: The Biblical Principles, a widely-acclaimed text on American common law. He has also produced Family to Family Forum, a seminar series featuring audio and video tapes, as well as printed materials, teaching the practical application of common law principles to current public policy issues.

Mr. Titus and his wife, Marilyn, have been married 48 years and reside in Chesapeake, Virginia. The Tituses have four children and 15 grandchildren.