As a second-year student planning on a future in litigation, Gabrielle LaCarre (JD ’17) knew a judicial externship was one way to help achieve her goals. Rather than pursue work at a private law firm, she opted for a chance to see things from the other side of the bench through an externship at the
Less than one year out of law school and just weeks after passing the bar exam, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumnus and video game enthusiast Jack Anderson (JD ’15) found himself in a very unexpected place as a first-year associate at Blizzard Entertainment, the video game developer known for blockbuster games
Amy Mejia (JD ‘11) turned her externship with the Alliance for Children’s Rights and her passion for children’s rights into a career opportunity. “The hiring attorneys were familiar with my work and knew that I would be a good fit for the organization,” she said. Mejia currently works as a staff attorney at the Alliance within the
Leslie Seibert (3L) proves that even in a tough economy, hard work still prevails. In the summer after her first year of law school at Chapman, she externed with The Honorable Theodor C. Albert at the United States Bankruptcy Court. During this externship, Leslie got to know his law clerk, who became a great mentor.
At a Judicial Externship Workshop on October 1 held by Professor Carolyn Larmore, students who completed externships last year shared their experiences with fellow law students. An externship is an opportunity to earn academic credit while working for a government agency, a judge, a public interest organization, a corporate or entertainment in-house legal department, or
One of the many great summer opportunities offered at Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is access to world-class study abroad programs that offer students a more hands-on perspective of international law. In addition to the annual Cambridge, England study abroad program, students have a chance to take part in unique study and
Each year we eagerly welcome a new class of Fowler School of Law alumni to our ranks. Although they may leave Kennedy Hall to pursue their unique career paths after graduation, they remain an integral part of the Fowler School of Law community – the very thing that draws so many to the school. This
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School is pleased to announce the recent promotions, effective at the start of the 2016-2017 academic year, of the following six faculty members: David Dowling – Promoted to Clinical Professor of Law Professor Dowling joined the Fowler School of Law faculty in 2007 as an adjunct professor working with the
Between six distinguished JD emphasis certificate programs and two joint degree options, current Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law students have numerous choices to direct their studies into high-impact career paths. Next year, they’ll have another option, with the addition of the law school’s new Criminal Law Emphasis Program, our seventh certificate offering.
Some say that it’s hard to find a lawyer who’s not only brilliant and accomplished, but also empathetic and compassionate. Those people have obviously never met Lakshmi Odedra, a second year law student at the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law. Her decision to pursue law came from a strong desire to better