Adjunct faculty member Anabella Bonfa has been honored at the prestigious California Legal Awards, where she received a mentorship award for 20 years of work mentoring fledgling lawyers. Bonfa is a local trial attorney practicing at Wellman & Warren in Laguna Hills, when she is not at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law
“I never wanted to count billable hours,” says Marlyss Maxham (JD ’21) of how she saw her legal career unfolding. Now Captain Maxham, this Fowler School of Law alumna is currently stationed on the tropical paradise of Hawaii’s Oahu island and serving in the Army’s Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG).
Dean Cianciarulo, Professor of Law and Interim Dean of Chapman University Fowler School of Law, presented her insights into the constitutional and societal implications of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Supreme Court decision.
On August 14, the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University welcomed its newest class of first-year law students to the Chapman Family. This incoming class is one of the law school’s most well-qualified, with a median LSAT score of 158 and median GPA of 3.49—indicators of student preparedness that have sharply risen over the
It was standing room only inside the Chapman University Fowler School of Law’s appellate courtroom on Monday as two first-year law students delivered and defended their final arguments in the 2019 Rutan & Tucker Golden Gavel Competition. This public exhibition capped off the annual competition, during which 1L students engage in oral argument based on
A recent $1 million gift received by the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law establishes a new endowed professorship that will help expand the institution’s innovative bar exam preparation program. Professor Mario Mainero, the executive director of bar preparation and academic achievement at the Fowler School of Law, has been named as the
Throughout her decades-spanning career, Jeanie Buss has worn a lot of hats. She has been the owner of a roller hockey team (the Los Angeles Blades), the president of an arena (The Forum), and currently, the chief executive officer of one of the most successful NBA teams of all time, the Los Angeles Lakers. She
The newest students at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law are the most diverse class in the law school’s history. They also are among the most highly qualified, with a median LSAT score of 157 and a median undergraduate GPA of 3.42, key measures of student preparedness that are rising at Fowler year after
Photographed on the sidelines with NBA star James Harden, Diana Day (J.D. ’07) occasionally has been confused by gossip-hungry fans for a girlfriend. That is part of the background of sexist assumptions Day has overcome in a high-trajectory career negotiating contracts for professional athletes: Last year, she became the first woman cited by Forbes as
The path that leads to the office of the general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers is not one that anyone could plot or plan. That includes Rob Pelinka, the man who sits behind the desk. “There are 30 GMs in the world in the NBA. So 30 divided by the number of people in