Hon. Michele Mathis (JD ‘07) has spent most of her legal career as a public defender, but she says that she has “always been able to see both sides of the argument.” That’s a skill that should suit her well in her newest role—Mathis was appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom to the Riverside Superior Court
From international law firms and corporate legal departments to nonprofits and the public sector, multiple generations of Chapman University Fowler School of Law graduates can be found flourishing together across the legal industry, thanks to the extensive reach of the Orange County law school’s alumni network.
For anyone wanting to practice law, taking (and passing) the bar exam is an unavoidable, yet essential, part of the journey to becoming an attorney. As recent graduates of the Chapman University Fowler School of Law prepare to take the bar exam—most for the first time—we asked their antecedents to share advice for mentally and
Taking the bar exam is an immense undertaking for law school graduates, even under the best of conditions. That’s why Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law puts significant resources toward not only preparing its students to take the bar exam—both before and after graduation—but also supporting them on the days of the test itself with
For the fall 2020 season of its signature Chapman Dialogue Series, Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law is hosting live discussions with a diverse range of guest speakers from the worlds of law, academia and sports—all held exclusively online for the first time. “We’re delighted to be able to bring so many well-regarded
During a virtual orientation program on August 12, Fowler School of Law Dean Matt Parlow welcomed the 158 students who make up the school’s newest class by sharing tremendous news—that this class has the strongest credentials and is the most diverse of any in the history of the law school.
They say hindsight is 20/20. So, it’s only appropriate that as our Class of 2020 heads out into the legal world, we asked some of our recent graduates what advice they’d give (if they could) to their younger selves before they started their 1L year. We hope future law students—including those entering the Fowler School
On Monday, July 27, criminal justice scholars from California Western School of Law, the Chapman University Fowler School of Law, California State University – Long Beach, Loyola Law School, University of California – Irvine, University of California – Los Angeles, and the University of San Diego participated in the annual Southern California Criminal Justice Roundtable,
The Chapman University community suffered a major loss on June 28 when Fowler School of Law Professor Michael Lang passed away due to complications from a recent stroke. A faculty member since 2002, Professor Lang was the founding director of the law school’s Tax LL.M. program and taught such courses as Federal Income Taxation, Ethics
Robbie Munoz (JD ’20) was an amateur boxer training to qualify for the U.S. Olympic boxing team trials in 2008 when he suffered a knee injury. He underwent what should have been a standard procedure to repair it, but the surgeon ended up operating on the wrong knee. The resulting damage meant Munoz’s budding athletic