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Boyd

My Journey from BYU to Chapman’s Fowler School of Law

November 26, 2013 by Boyd Johnson | Student Blog

When I was a BYU student, there was a lot to miss about my home in Orange County.  I missed surfing at Huntington Beach, going to Angels baseball games, and enjoying 70 degree weather year-round.  Fortunately, attending law school at the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University brought me back home. While

Evan Brennan ('15)

Fully Invested

November 8, 2013 by Evan Brennan | Student Blog

“Are you sure you want to do that?” “Do you know how tough it is?” “There’s no way . . .” These are some of the nicer responses I received when I had my “Jerry Maguire moment.” It was the moment I knew what I wanted to do, who I wanted to be, and there

Ali Bushra

Outside the Law: A Good Heart

October 24, 2013 by Minhquan Nguyen | Student Blog

“Outside the Law” is a column profiling Chapman law students outside of school. Though they all share a common degree and career path, they each come from different walks of life, enriching the Chapman community with their individual experiences. Take away the legalese, casebooks, and briefs, and you’ll find people making the most of life,

Ali Bollbach with her swing dance partner.

Find Time to Unwind!

September 19, 2013 by Ali Bollbach | Student Blog

By Ali Bollbach (’14) With the start of a new semester, law student happiness and overall success depends largely on how well we maximize our downtime. For some of my friends this means a weekend trip to the beach, soaking in a little vitamin D or serving up a round of beach volleyball. For others,

brandon

Looking Forward

September 5, 2013 by Brandon Howard | Student Blog

As I consider my impending final year of law school, I’m flooded by a distinct sense of déjà vu. I’ve been here before, on the cusp of an ending. The nostalgia, the trepidation, and the excitement all feel incredibly familiar. The difference, of course, is that this isn’t my final year of high school or

Steven Cometa ('14)

An Upward Move – My Transfer Story

August 1, 2013 by Steven Cometa | Student Blog

Student blogger: Steven Cometa (’14)   A new school, new campus, new students, new professors, a new life. Does that sound like all of the “new” things that you experienced during beginning of your 1L year? Most law students get to experience this exactly one time. But a handful of law students, including myself, were