Joseph M. Wiegand

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

Education:
LL.M., University of London - King’s College
J.D., Regent University School of Law
M.A., Regent University School of Government
B.A., Michigan State University

Email:
jmwiegand@liberty.edu

Phone:
434-592-5300

Biography

Joseph Wiegand, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, previously served the law school as Associate Dean for Internal Affairs and Online Programs and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law. In his administrative role, Wiegand used his exemplary management skills to oversee and coordinate with University offices the personnel and budgetary operations of the law school. He maintained facilities, services, and resources to ensure the success of each law student. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Paralegal Studies and MAPP programs at Liberty University. He currently serves as Associate Vice President for Academic Services and Associate Professor of Law and Government at a Christian college.

Wiegand earned a bachelor’s degree in American Public Affairs—Social Relations from Michigan State University where he served as a Resident Assistant, a Student Defender, and a student representative for James Madison College Student Government. He furthered his education during the summer of 1997 by attending Notre Dame School of Law, London, England. There, he studied European Community Law, East Asian Business Law, and English Legal System. From 1998 to 1999, Wiegand served as Law and Policy Fellow for the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. As a graduate student at Regent University School of Government, he was selected as Virginia Governor’s Fellow and later worked as Director of Voter Education for the Christian Coalition of America in Chesapeake, Virginia. After earning both his Master of Arts in Public Policy and his J.D. degree in 1999, he relocated to London, England, where he received his LLM degree in Banking and Finance Law, focusing on international finance, financial market regulation, securities, and international trade. Upon his return to the States in 2002, Wiegand worked as a law clerk in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Wiegand is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.