Chapman Law Alumnus Thomas Robichaux recently climbed the ladder to President of the Orleans Parish School Board. Robichaux was elected to school board in 2008, despite being a gay Caucasian male in a state with few publicly gay individuals, and a voting district that is “overwhelmingly black,” according to an article on his election. In his personal life, a few years ago Robichaux randomly bumped into a 17-year-old, who was looking for legal advice on becoming emancipated to get out of foster care, and ended up adopting him as a son. Robichaux is quoted as saying, “I’m out to save the world — or my little piece of it. When I die, I want the world to be a better place for me having been in it.” Read more about it here.
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
Antoinette Balta (JD ’06, LL.M ’11) has many titles – attorney, business owner, JAG Officer, mother, and lecturer – but thanks to The Orange County Register she can now add “influential person” to the list. The Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law JD and LL.M. alumna was recognized by the newspaper recently as
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law celebrated its 11th Diversity Week from February 20 to 26 with multiple days of programming organized by a cross-section of the school’s many diverse student groups. The week began with a lunchtime panel on “Diverse Women in the Law.” The panel featured three panelists from the legal community
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law served as host of the Regional American Bar Association Client Counseling Competition last weekend. In addition to hosting, Chapman competed in the event, with two of its competition teams facing off in the semifinal round. Kevin Kim (JD ’17) and Cindy Park (JD ’18) went head-to-head against