Herbert W. Titus served as “of counsel” to our firm from 2000 until his passing in 2021. During those decades, he was engaged in a general practice, with a concentration in constitutional, appellate, and administrative law.
Prior to his association with our firm, Herb taught constitutional law, common law, and other subjects for nearly 30 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 in Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Prior to his academic career, he served as a Trial Attorney and a Special Assistant United States Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. and in Kansas City, Missouri.
Herb received 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.
Until his death, he was an active member of the bar of Virginia and an inactive member of the bar of Oregon. He was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, District of Columbia and Federal Circuits, the Army Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. In addition, his constitutional practice took him into federal district courts in Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Wyoming, and the District of Columbia and state courts of Colorado, Idaho, North Dakota and Texas.
Herb appeared as a guest on many radio and television shows 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 U.S. Congress, and testified on state and federal constitutional issues before several state legislatures. His views on constitutional law and policy have received wide circulation on the Internet and other media, and among members of Congress, state legislatures, and public policy advocates and organizations. Herb served as general counsel to the Michael New Action Fund.
Herb wrote 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 and is available for purchase at www.herbti tus.com. His e-books on the common law and constitutional liberty (co-authored with Gerald Thompson) are available at www.lonang.com. Mr. Titus lectures and conducts workshops on American legal and constitutional history for civic groups, church conferences, and college campuses. He is also engaged as an instructor in a home schooling consortium, teaching a course on world views.
Herb and his wife, Marilyn, were married 52 years, having four children and 15 grandchildren.