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Chapman Law Alumnus Named Partner at Fisher Phillips

January 11, 2017 by | General News

Law firm Fisher Phillips announced last week the promotion of Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumnus John Mavros (’08) to partner of the firm’s Irvine office. Mavros joined the firm in 2010. His practice includes representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It

Faculty, Experts and Clinic Alumni to Join Fowler Law Students for Second Constitutional Litigation Boot Camp

December 21, 2016 by | General News

On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Constitutional Jurisprudence Clinic (CJC) will host its second boot camp session for 2L and 3L students. The four-hour event, which is free to all eligible students, is designed for those looking to learn more about pursuing careers in Constitutional advocacy. Students will

Fowler Law Alumnus Chooses Career Path in Law and Business Development

December 15, 2016 by | General News

Shaun Sanders (’15) was never destined for a conventional career. That fact is easily demonstrated by his first job in middle school: search engine optimization for a mobile home refinancing firm. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in business administration management, Shaun’s expertise expanded to consulting for companies to develop their ideas, technology, and marketing campaigns.

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