“I never wanted to count billable hours,” says Marlyss Maxham (JD ’21) of how she saw her legal career unfolding. Now Captain Maxham, this Fowler School of Law alumna is currently stationed on the tropical paradise of Hawaii’s Oahu island and serving in the Army’s Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG).
It’s often said that success depends on being in the right place at the right time. In the case of Caroline Nam (JD ’22), success has depended on the tenacity to put herself in that right place at that right time.
From international law firms and corporate legal departments to nonprofits and the public sector, multiple generations of Chapman University Fowler School of Law graduates can be found flourishing together across the legal industry, thanks to the extensive reach of the Orange County law school’s alumni network.
Elise Diamond, who graduated from Chapman University School of Law in 2012, published an article in The Student Appeal entitled “Gain Practical Experience in Law School.” In the article Diamond recommends participating in legal clinics, practice-oriented courses, on campus interview programs, and competition teams, all of which are offered at Chapman.
The Student Lawyer highlighted Chapman Career Services in an article entitled “How To Chart Your Career.” The article discussed the importance of quality staffing in a law school’s career service office when it comes to assisting students in a legal market that it at a historic low. Chapman staffing was described as the “hallmark” of
Congratulations to Kyndell Paine (’10) who, after a series of six interviews, has been offered the position of Manager of Government Relations for the Disneyland Resort. Kyndell will begin full time on February 28.