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Chapman Law Honors Graduates at Annual Bar Admission Ceremony

December 9, 2016 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumni, faculty, families, and friends gathered last Thursday to celebrate the law school’s newly admitted lawyers at the annual Bar Admission Ceremony held in Chapman University’s Memorial Hall. The alumni were welcomed by Dean Matt Parlow, who congratulated them on their success: “You have accomplished something extraordinary,

Fowler Law 3L Chosen as Niskanen Center IP/Copyright Fellow

December 7, 2016 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law third year student Regina Zernay (JD ’17) has been selected as an adjunct fellow for the libertarian think tank Niskanen Center, where she is responsible for producing content on intellectual property and copyright law for the organization’s blog. Her first article, “The Quest for Automated Copyright Enforcement,”

Chapman Law is Well-Represented on Orange County Women Lawyers Association Executive Board

December 2, 2016 by | General News

The Orange County Women Lawyers Association (OCWLA) recently announced its new Executive Board, and two Chapman Law alumni and one current LL.M. student will serve in three of the five new officer positions. Congratulations to incoming President Michelle Tran (’10), Treasurer Sarah Nowels (’10), and Secretary Sheila-Marie Finkelstein (LL.M. ’17). Michelle Tran is owner of

Fowler Law Tax Program Recognized by preLaw Magazine

December 1, 2016 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s tax law program received an “A-” grade in the article “Top Schools for Taxation” in the most recent issue of preLaw magazine. Of the 109 schools identified by preLaw as offering concentrations or certificates in tax law, two received “A” grades, with nine additional schools, including Chapman,

Chapman Dialogue Focuses on Professor Lan Cao’s Latest Book, Culture in Law and Development

November 17, 2016 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law welcomed Jane Stromseth, Georgetown University Law Center Professor of Law, as a guest commenter for a special presentation of the Chapman Dialogue Lecture Series on November 10. The presentation focused on the book Culture in Law and Development: Nurturing Positive Change (Oxford Univ. Press 2016), the latest

Taking a Closer Look at Some Major Practice Areas

November 16, 2016 by Branigan Robertson (’12) | General News

Are you confused as to what area of law you want to practice? If so, then you are not alone. When I was a student, I constantly daydreamed about what it would be like when I was a lawyer. One moment I would envision myself as a big city defense lawyer, the next I could

Bergener Mirejovsky Continues Generous Scholarship Support with $50,000 Gift

October 20, 2016 by | General News

Orange County’s Bergener Mirejovsky continues to support Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law students, providing a $50,000 gift to fund scholarships for first and second year students who have acquired real-world work skills prior to commencing law school. This is the fourth consecutive year the firm has provided scholarships to Chapman law students.

Bar Association Day Brings Local Networking Opportunities to Fowler Law Students

October 18, 2016 by | General News

Students met with representatives from several local bar associations Monday at the annual Bar Association Day hosted by Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Career Services Office. The annual on-campus lunchtime event provides a convenient opportunity for students to learn more about participating in the Orange County Bar Association and its bar affiliates,

Fowler Law’s Diversity & Social Justice Forum to Present 2016 Symposium, “Silenced Justice?”

October 14, 2016 by | General News

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Diversity and Social Justice Forum will host its 2016 symposium “Silenced Justice?” on November 4. The three-panel event will feature a special keynote address by Immediate Past President of the American Bar Association Paulette Brown. The Diversity and Social Justice Forum Symposium brings diverse voices to campus