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 Trinity Law School, where he serves as a professor. Mike writes, speaks, and teaches on the relationship of lawyers, faith, and culture. Before joining the Trinity faculty, Professor Schutt taught at Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach and 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.