Mike Schutt is the director of CLS Law School Fellows program and the director 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 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. They share three children, three children-in-love, and many beautiful grandchildren.