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.
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, we asked their antecedents to share advice for mentally and physically preparing for,
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.