Christina L. Hardwick

        Christina is a graduate of Regent University School of Law – Magna Cum Laude – and ranked in the top five of her graduating class.  She completed her undergraduate studies at East Carolina University – Cum Laude – with a Bachelors of Science degree in Family and Community Services.


Christina began her dedicated career working with at-risk children and families in 2001.  She is devoted to public service and has been actively involved in her community serving as a volunteer with Prevent Child Abuse America, Special Olympics, Building Hope Community Life Center, Power of One Mentoring, and Lock-up for Muscular Dystrophy.  She served as the Co-leader of the Youth Group at her local church and was recognized for completing the “Making the Commitment” pledge by carrying out more than 35 hours of volunteer public service during her tenure at Regent.


Christina has worked as Assistant in Research and Writing to Lt. Col. (Ret.) David Velloney, former Legislative Counsel to the Secretary of the Army. She has also served as an Executive Officer for the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board, during which time she was the Competition Coordinator for the American Bar Association Regional Negotiation Competition.   Additionally, Christina has completed two judicial internships in the Chesapeake Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, Chief Judge Rufus A. Banks, and the Supreme Court of Virginia, Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn.  She is the recipient of the Regent Law Merit Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship, and the Jean B. James Award.  The Jean B. James award is awarded to a student that shows commitment to a strong family life and demonstration of academic strength at the honors level.


Christina is a member of the Virginia State Bar.



  • Regent University School of Law – Juris Doctor,
    Magna Cum Laude
  • East Carolina University – B.S. Family and Community Services, Cum Laude

Community Involvement

  • Prevent Child Abuse America
  • Special Olympics
  • Building Hope Community Life Center
  • Power of One Mentoring
  • Lock-up for Muscular Dystrophy
  • Youth Group Co-leader
  • Making the Commitment


  • Dean’s Scholarship
  • Regent Law Merit Scholarship
  • Jean B. James Award
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Academic Board – Executive Officer, Competition Coordinator
  • Research & Writing Assistant – Lt. Col. (Ret.) David D. Velloney
  • Judicial Intern – Chesapeake Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court, Chief Judge Rufus A. Banks
  • Judicial Intern – Supreme Court of Virginia,
    Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn


  • Virginia State Bar


  • Chesapeake Youth Committee
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