Double Panther Megan Demshki ‘12 (JD ‘15) recently helped attain a settlement worth more than $11 million in favor of a motorcyclist who was left a quadriplegic in the wake of a 2015 automobile accident that, according to a lawsuit, was caused by an unlicensed campaign worker employed by a state assemblyman from Riverside County.
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Alona Cortese Elder Law Center was recently the recipient of a $10,000 donation from the Shady Canyon Golf Club Charitable Foundation. The donation will help fund the day-to-day activities of the center, which provides free legal services to low-income Southern California seniors while also providing law students
Chapman’s Elder Law Clinic, directed by Professor Kurt Eggert, was featured in a Daily Journal article entitled “Experience Comes With Age. ” Helping these people, who really have no other place to turn, is very satisfying” said Chapman Law student Stephen Honda about participating in the clinic. Read the article about the Elder Law Clinic.
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