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,

Professor Rotunda Publishes Russian Edition on The Politics of Language

November 29, 2016 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Ronald Rotunda recently published Либерализм как слово и символ : борьба за либеральный бренд в США [The Politics of Language: Liberalism as Word and Symbol] (Социум, 2016) in Russia. The book was originally published by the University of Iowa Press in 1986. From the Russian publisher’s description

Competition Boards End Semester with Strong Regional Results, Sending Two Teams to National Finals

November 23, 2016 by | Student Life

Chapman University Fowler School of Law’s competition boards brought their semester of events to a close last weekend with successes at the regional rounds of two competitions: the ABA Negotiation Competition and the National Moot Court Competition, both in San Diego. At the ABA Negotiation Competition, three Chapman teams competed, with the team of Dallin

Alumnus Launches New Community Prosecutor Program in Huntington Beach

November 21, 2016 by | Alumni

Since Michael Gates (’08) was elected as Huntington Beach City Attorney in 2014, the nearly lifetime Huntington Beach resident has focused on improving the office’s quality of work, shortening its turn-around time, and improving services provided to the community. That’s why the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumnus recently spearheaded the addition

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