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Chapman Law Alumnus Named Partner at Fisher Phillips

January 11, 2017 by | Fowler School of Law

Law firm Fisher Phillips announced last week the promotion of Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumnus John Mavros (’08) to partner of the firm’s Irvine office. Mavros joined the firm in 2010. His practice includes representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It

Chapman Law is Well-Represented on Orange County Women Lawyers Association Executive Board

December 2, 2016 by | Fowler School of Law

The Orange County Women Lawyers Association (OCWLA) recently announced its new Executive Board, and two Chapman Law alumni and one current LL.M. student will serve in three of the five new officer positions. Congratulations to incoming President Michelle Tran (’10), Treasurer Sarah Nowels (’10), and Secretary Sheila-Marie Finkelstein (LL.M. ’17). Michelle Tran is owner of

Fowler School of Law Grads Exceed February California Bar Pass Rate to Rank 6th in State for First-Time Takers

September 29, 2016 by | Fowler School of Law

Once again, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law graduates have exceeded the California ABA-accredited law school average pass rate for first-time takers of the February state bar exam. Fowler School of Law achieved the sixth highest bar pass rate of the 21 ABA-accredited law schools in California in that category, ranking 15 percentage

Fowler Law Associate Dean Donald Kochan Appointed by ALI to serve as Adviser for Restatement of the Law Fourth, Property

August 8, 2016 by | Fowler School of Law

In July 2016, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Donald Kochan, was appointed by the American Law Institute (ALI) to serve as one of a select group of Advisers for the Restatement of the Law Fourth, Property – one of the most recent restatement projects initiated by

Eighty-Three Fowler School of Law Alumni Named Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine

July 27, 2016 by | Fowler School of Law

Super Lawyers magazine this month named 83 Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumni to its 2016 “Rising Stars” list, which recognizes top young attorneys each year. Five alumni – Bradford Kuhn (’06), David Reid (’09), Atticus Wegman (’10), Matthew Brady (’06) and Jeffrey Greenman (’06) – were also listed on the magazine’s

Fowler Law Professor Scott Howe Publishes “Moving Beyond Miranda: Concessions for Confessions”

July 20, 2016 by | Fowler School of Law

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Scott Howe’s article “Moving Beyond Miranda: Concessions for Confessions” was recently published in Volume 110, Number 4 of the Northwestern University Law Review. From the abstract: The law governing police interrogation provides perverse incentives. For criminal suspects, the law rewards obstruction and concealment. For police officers,

Fowler Law Professor Nancy Schultz Elected President of International Academy of Dispute Resolution

June 22, 2016 by | Fowler School of Law

Nancy Schultz, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor and Director of Competitions and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, was recently elected as president of the International Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR). The academy is dedicated to bringing awareness to the benefits of mediation, and hosts annual mediation certification trainings, law school and

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