Student Life

Chapman Hosts Annual Barrister’s Ball and Auction

February 22, 2008 by | Student Life

On February 22, the annual Barrister’s Ball and PILF Silent Auction (also known as the “law prom”) was held at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel. PILF thanks everyone who donated items for the auction, especially Professors Henry Noyes and Tom Bell whose “poker night” donation was the high bid of the evening, yielding $1,400

3L Argues Case to Court of Appeals

February 1, 2008 by | Student Life

3L student Rob Webster recently argued a case to the Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals.  One of the judges before whom Rob argued complemented both Rob and Chapman Law School on Rob’s great performance.  An appellate litigator from the Federal Public Defender’s Office likewise complemented Rob’s performance, as did several Ninth Circuit staff attorneys.  Way

Elder Law Center Achieves Great Result for Client

January 30, 2008 by | Student Life

3L student Jack Styskal and the Alona Cortese Elder Law Center achieved a great result on behalf of a client during the week of January 28. The center’s client obtained a conservatorship over her adult, developmentally challenged daughter, allowing the client to determine medical care and housing arrangements for her daughter.  Jack prepared the conservatorship

Chapman Student Publishes Article

October 24, 2007 by | Student Life

The article “What It Means to Be Famous Worldwide” written by Chapman law student Ian McClure was published in the October 2007 issue of the Federal Lawyer.  The article focuses on protection of “famous” international trademarks that are unregistered.  Ian is a Notes Editor for the Chapman Law Review as well as Vice President of