The Chapman Family suffered a tremendous loss on July 14 when Fowler School of Law Professor Frank Doti was tragically killed in a car accident while travelling with his family. A member of the law school faculty since 1996, Doti founded both the Fowler School of Law’s Tax Law emphasis program and its Tax Law
When Chapman University Fowler School of Law students Piper Brockley (JD ’23) and Kyla Nguyen (JD ’23) made their final arguments in the annual Rutan & Tucker Golden Gavel Competition, they did so in a very different setting than their predecessors—due to the pandemic, this year’s public exhibition round was being held virtually via Zoom.
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.
The Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is pleased to announce that Thomas D. Phelps has been named chairperson of the law school’s Board of Advisors, taking over for Parker Kennedy, who was recently named chairperson of Chapman University’s Board of Trustees. “I was very pleased when Tom agreed to act as chair
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
During a virtual orientation program on August 12, Fowler School of Law Dean Matt Parlow welcomed the 158 students who make up the school’s newest class by sharing tremendous news—that this class has the strongest credentials and is the most diverse of any in the history of the law school.
Building on already unprecedented momentum, Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law rose 21 spots in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Schools” Rankings, to 111—the largest increase of all California law schools this year, and of all U.S. law schools the last two years. “External recognition like this reinforces the
According to rankings recently released by the Princeton Review, Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law is among the best in the United States. The New York-based education company featured Chapman in its 2020 “Best Law Schools,” where the law school not only ranks 82nd overall, but also in the Top 50 for the
Based on recently released national law school admissions data, the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University saw the largest gains in incoming class credentials of any U.S. law school from 2016 to 2019, with the median LSAT score increasing three full points, from 155 to 158, and the median undergraduate GPA increasing by a
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