By Pj Perez While growing up, Fowler School of Law’s 2019 Dean’s Award recipient Flor Gonzalez (JD ‘19) would spend her summers visiting her hometown in Mexico in an off-the-grid, rural community that didn’t seem like a priority for its government. There, she witnessed a community devastated through violence. “That’s why I want to work
Around the neighborhood, dogs are sometimes as well known as their owners. If you see a handsome boxer working as a service dog in the vicinity of Chapman’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law, that’s probably Tank. The man with him is Juan Valdez, a retired Marine who entered law school last fall, 12 years
It’s that time of year again… the dreaded tax season. Chapman students have the unique opportunity to practice tax law in real world settings, before they obtain that coveted position at a law firm. Founded in 1997 by Professor Frank Doti, the Tax Law Clinic was the first of six clinical programs now offered at
Members of the military who lost homes to foreclosure while deployed. A grandmother confined to the bedroom of her own house by a drug-using relative. A veteran ravaged by post-traumatic stress syndrome denied benefits after receiving a dishonorable discharge. These are some of the sorts of cases handled pro bono, or free of charge, for
As promised in the October print issue of Neighbor to Neighbor, here’s a story about one of the Chapman University alumni who got their start at the Dale E. Fowler School of Law. At 49, Jordana Furman (J.D. ’13) was not a typical student when she entered the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University.