Herbert W. TitusGuest Writer

Herbert W. Titus (1937-2021) served as “of counsel” to William J. Olson, P.C., Attorneys at Law (Vienna, VA) from 2000 until his passing in 2021. During that time he was engaged in a general practice, with a concentration in constitutional, appellate, and administrative law.

Before that, 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 and many other federal courts. In addition, his constitutional practice took him into courts in over a dozen states and the District of Columbia.

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 a wide circulation.

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, as well as numerous articles available at www.lonang.com.

Herb and his wife, Marilyn, were married 52 years, having four children and 15 grandchildren.