Chapman University Fowler School of Law Professor Celestine Richards McConville has dedicated her long career to studying and teaching constitutional law, so being named the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law and Community Service was more than serendipitous.
For the third year, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law has placed in the Top 10 of the annual American Bar Association (ABA) Competitions Championship, finishing fourth place out of all participating law schools for the 2020-2021 season.
When Chapman University Fowler School of Law students Piper Brockley (JD ’23) and Kyla Nguyen (JD ’23) made their final arguments in the annual Rutan & Tucker Golden Gavel Competition, they did so in a very different setting than their predecessors—due to the pandemic, this year’s public exhibition round was being held virtually via Zoom.
Christopher R. Navarro (LL.M. ‘11), partner at Singh Singh & Trauben, was recently named one of Billboard’s Top Music Lawyers for 2021, along with Singh Singh’s managing partner, Simran A. Singh. Navarro, who joined the Beverly Hills-based firm in April 2019, helps head Singh Singh’s transactional entertainment matters in the areas of recorded music, including
As part of its continued efforts to foster greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession, Chapman University and its Dale E. Fowler School of Law recently joined the California Leadership-Access-Workforce (Cal LAW) Pathways program as one of its institutional partners.
The Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is pleased to announce that Thomas D. Phelps has been named chairperson of the law school’s Board of Advisors, taking over for Parker Kennedy, who was recently named chairperson of Chapman University’s Board of Trustees. “I was very pleased when Tom agreed to act as chair
When Chapman University Fowler School of Law graduates log on to take the bar exam online this week, one less thing they’ll have to worry about is where their nourishment is coming from, thanks to the law school’s Bar Lunch Program, which provides each exam taker with a voucher to use anytime during the week of the bar exam. And this time around, they have fellow alumni Ariana Burris (JD ‘09), Jason Burris ‘02 (JD ‘08), and Nathan Camuti (JD ‘14) to thank for their financial support of the program.
A near-record number of Chapman University Fowler School of Law students passed the most recent California bar exam, with a first-time bar pass rate of 81%—the second highest in the law school’s history, and well above both the state’s first-time and overall pass rates.
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.