Chapman University School of Law has been named one of ten finalists for the 2012 Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) Diversity Matters Award. The award is given to schools that are seriously committed to diversity, and demonstrate their commitment by designing programming for high school students and college students from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in law school and the legal profession. Chapman Law was honored last year at the the third place winner.
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumnus Peter Javanmardi (JD ’08) helped a client obtain a verdict in excess of $16.6 million last month in a wrongful termination and racial discrimination case in Los Angeles Superior Court. The award includes $373,514 in economic damages, $2.5 million in non-economic damages, and $13.8 million in
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumnus Jeremy Jass (JD ’11) recently obtained a $2.25 million verdict on behalf of a woman sexually assaulted by an Orange County sheriff’s deputy. According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call at the home of the then 21-year-old
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumna Franziska Oehm (LL.M. ’16) was invited to serve as a judge for the 2017 Nuremberg Moot Court Competition this summer. The annual competition is open to students from around the globe who are interested in international criminal law. The event is judged by local practitioners and
Rising 3L Mandi Shaughnessy-Ford (JD ’18) isn’t opposed to a little adventure. After studying abroad in Israel and interning with the Knesset (parliament) last summer, she spent much of this summer in Vicenza, Italy as a JAG Corps legal intern for U.S. Army Africa. Mandi intended to join the military after completing her undergraduate education,