Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate faculty members have a continuing relationship with Trinity Law School while holding academic appointments in other departments within Trinity International University or at other institutions. Affiliate faculty hold appointments other than the regular faculty ranks eligible for tenure.

Anton Sorkin

Anton Sorkin is the Director of Law Student Ministries at the Christian Legal Society and an Affiliate Professor at Trinity Law School. His work and writing focus on the confluence of law, religion, and public policy, with an emphasis on helping law students integrate their faith with the study of law. His work has been published in a number of publications, including the Journal of Law and Religion, Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender, University of Memphis Law Review, Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, and Liberty University Law Review. He has also presented his research in various international and domestic forums, including at St. Hugh’s College in Oxford, England, Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada.

Michael Schutt

Professor Schutt is an honors graduate of the University of Texas Law School. He is the Executive Director and Faculty of Theology of Worldview Academy. Professor Schutt is the former Director of the Institute of Christian Legal Studies (ICLS), a cooperative ministry of the Christian Legal Society and Trinity Law School, where he directed CLS Law School Ministries. Professor Schutt taught on the faculty of Regent Law School for 20 years and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Christian Legal Thought, a publication of ICLS. Professor Schutt is the author of Redeeming Law; Christian Calling and the Legal Profession (2007), a vocational exhortation for law students and lawyers, and he has authored several law review articles, essays, and supplements on biblical principles for use in the law school classroom. Professor Schutt teaches in the area of the relationship between lawyers, faith, and culture.

Thaddeus Williams

Dr. Williams received his B.A. in Biblical Studies from Biola University; his M.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, his M.A. in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics from Talbot School of Theology; and his Ph.D. in Theology from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. His academic works include Love, Freedom, and Evil (Rodopi, 2011), used in seminaries around the world and currently being translated into German, and his popular publication, The Exchange (AIM Books, 2012). In 2020, he published Confronting Injustice without Compromising Truth: 12 Questions Christians Should Ask about Social Justice. His research interests include the Trinity, divine and human agency, dialogue with atheists, and theology of culture. Dr. Williams teaches Legal Institutions and Values and Jurisprudence.