By all appearances, Michael Romero (JD ‘21) seems to have a bright future ahead of him. He just earned his JD from Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law. He recently got engaged to and moved in with his longtime girlfriend, who herself just graduated from optometry school. He completed an internship with Deloitte and has
Double Panther Megan Demshki ‘12 (JD ‘15) recently helped attain a settlement worth more than $11 million in favor of a motorcyclist who was left a quadriplegic in the wake of a 2015 automobile accident that, according to a lawsuit, was caused by an unlicensed campaign worker employed by a state assemblyman from Riverside County.
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
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
They say hindsight is 20/20. So, it’s only appropriate that as our Class of 2020 heads out into the legal world, we asked some of our recent graduates what advice they’d give (if they could) to their younger selves before they started their 1L year. We hope future law students—including those entering the Fowler School