Asal Saffari (JD ’18) is an alumnus on a mission to shape the future of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives in Orange County’s legal profession. She is engaged with a number of DEI initiatives within the Southern California legal community, not least of all with her own firm Haynes and Boone, as well as
Chapman Alumni Gary Polk (JD ’08) has been appointed by Governor Newsom to serve as a judge in the Riverside County Superior Court. Polk has been a fixture in the Riverside County District Attorney’s office since passing the bar in 2008, and after fourteen years of service in a variety of roles there, Polk is
In recognition of its leadership in furthering diversity and inclusion both on campus and in the legal community, the Chapman University Fowler School of Law was recently named Corporate Citizen of the Year by the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association (OCHBA). During the OCHBA’s 44th Annual Scholarship Gala on March 12 at the Irvine Marriott,
As part of its continued efforts to foster greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession, Chapman University and its Dale E. Fowler School of Law recently joined the California Leadership-Access-Workforce (Cal LAW) Pathways program as one of its institutional partners.
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
For many young people, meeting their favorite actor or singer might cause them to swoon. For California State University, Fullerton student Maiyah Lyles, though, her fangirl moment came when meeting a different kind of star: Orange County Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Macias. “She came to campus and told us her story,” Lyles said, “and in
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law hosted its annual Diversity Day on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Organized by the Office of Admission in conjunction with the Minority Law Students Association, the event was an inspiring and thought-provoking opportunity to shed light on diversity in the legal profession, illuminating the path to success for