While many graduates of the Fowler School of Law find success working in large and small law firms, corporate offices, and courtrooms, others also use the foundational skills they develop in law school to become entrepreneurs, launching new businesses and legal ventures—both in solo forays and leadership roles.
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumna Leslie Ivie (’08) has served her community for more than 15 years, helping nonprofit organizations achieve their missions. In 2015, she founded the Restoration Law Center, which provides low- or no-cost services for nonprofits and individuals, including mobile criminal defense, nonprofit formation legal services, and training
Tracy Theodore (JD ’09) always had a passion for volunteering in her community, but it wasn’t until she earned her law degree at Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law that her passion grew into a viable career option. After graduating from Chapman, Theodore clerked for two years with multiple judges in the U.S.
The average January low temperature in Lincoln, Nebraska is 14 degrees Fahrenheit, but Shirley Peng (’09) would assure you that you quickly get used to the cold. Since graduating from Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law in 2009, the Southern California native has been working as an attorney with Legal Aid of Nebraska.
Antoinette Balta (JD ’06, LL.M ’11) has many titles – attorney, business owner, JAG Officer, mother, and lecturer – but thanks to The Orange County Register she can now add “influential person” to the list. The Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law JD and LL.M. alumna was recognized by the newspaper recently as
Chapman students, faculty, and the legal community gathered for Chapman’s Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) annual Awards Dinner and Auction. The auction raised a new high mark of over $15,000. PILF honored Justice Richard D. Fybel, Chair of the California Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on the Code of Judicial Ethics, with the first ever PILF
Congratulations to recent Chapman Law grad Jennifer Fry for her acceptance into the Pacific Legal foundation Public Interest Law fellowship program. Jennifer Fry is a 2011 graduate from Chapman Law, where she served as senior symposium editor for the Chapman Law Review and was senior board member of the Federalist Society chapter at Chapman. “My
Chapman law students Sheba Saroia and Matthew Wechter were recognized as Public Interest Scholarship recipients by the California Bar Foundation on September 25, 2008 in Monterey, CA. Learn more…
Professor Richard Falk has been selected to receive the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Human Rights Section of the American Political Science Association.
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