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Jeff Coombs

Attorney, Nonprofit Practice Leader


  • J.D., Regent University School of Law


  • Virginia State bar

Areas of Focus:

  • Representation of nonprofit organizations

Community Involvement:

  • Currently:
    • Member, Alumni Board of Regent University School of Law
    • Member, American Mensa
    • Member, Wesleyan Theological Society
  • Formerly:
    • Adjunct Professor, Regent University School of Law
    • Member, Board of Directors of Kingdom Education for Young Scholars – a charitable organization that provides academic courses and fine arts training for homeschooled scholars
    • Instructor, Adult Bible Class, Centerpoint Community Church

Professional Background:

My practice focuses primarily on service as outside general counsel to nonprofit organizations, providing a variety of business related services in areas vital to nonprofits, including

  • tax exemption
  • corporation and LLC formation and organization
  • asset protection
  • contract drafting and negotiation
  • governmental compliance
  • employment matters
  • strategic planning

I attended Regent University School of Law in sunny Virginia Beach, Virginia. I was awarded the Beazley Scholarship and received the degree Juris Doctor.

I spent a number of years in business, most notably by serving as management in the food and nutritional supplement industries. Because of this background, I understand the challenges and opportunities facing organizations when carrying out their operations.

Life Influences:

Though I’m from beautiful Upstate New York (an awesome region of farms, woods, lakes, and mountains), I’ve made the Hampton Roads region of Virginia my home for over 30 years.

Growing up, my parents, by word and example, instilled in me the significant value of faith, integrity, education, and hard work, and I’m ever grateful for their influence on me.

In college, I studied Bible, theology, and missions, in preparation for service in ministry. Though I instead determined to practice law, my heart has remained inclined toward Christian service, volunteering in churches over the years as a layman in various roles, such as leading Bible studies and teaching theology classes.

Favorite Thing About My Job:

At the end of the day, I can take satisfaction that, through serving my clients, I’ve enabled them to affect the world for the better.

They’re on the front lines, and I have their backs.

In My Spare Time:

I love to satisfy my curiosity by reading in a wide variety of subjects, including current events, theology, and history (especially Civil War narratives). I really enjoy good novels and listening to a wide variety of music. And I’m trying to regain my skills on the trumpet after many years of neglect!