Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law

Making an Impact

Located in the heart of Southern California, the Fowler School of Law provides a personalized, rigorous and practice-focused approach to legal education that prepares our graduates to make a lasting difference in their communities.

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    An Outstanding Choice for Your Legal Education

    ABA accredited and ranked among the US News' Top Schools, Chapman is recognized for its excellent faculty, enriching academic programs, friendly students, and fantastic Orange County location.

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    Focus on Essential Practice Skills

    In addition to instruction in bar tested subjects and a range of specialty topics, Chapman students also learn key practice skills through our clinics, labs, externships, drafting courses, and competition teams.

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    Personalized and Supportive Environment

    Chapman has earned a unique reputation for its collegial and collaborative students, accessible faculty, and supportive staff.

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    Outstanding Faculty

    Chapman faculty members include four former U.S. Supreme Court clerks, a Nobel Prize winner, leading scholars, and practitioners from top firms, corporations, and government agencies.

  • Powerful Alumni Network

    Chapman graduates are successful leaders who are making a difference in their communities. They are valuable mentors who provide networking opportunities, jobs, and externships for our students.

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    Comprehensive Bar Preparation Program

    Chapman provides one of the nation's most comprehensive bar preparation programs, with rigorous review courses, extensive practice tests, and detailed instructor feedback.

2017 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

Announcements

Chapman Presents the 4th Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

On April 14, Chapman’s Fowler School of Law hosted the 2017 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium: The Evolution of Sports Business. The sold out event featured an entertaining and informative keynote talk by President and CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers Stan Kasten as well as a deep bench of expert panelists who discussed emerging trends in sports law. Congratulations to our student organizers for their seamless execution of this major event.

Chapman Elder Law Clinic

Chapman Law Clinics

In each of our seven legal clinics, students work on real cases under the supervision of clinical faculty members. Clinical students engage in hands-on client work that includes document preparation, research projects, brief writing, and court appearances.

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Chapman Law Externships

Externship Opportunities

Through our externship program, students gain real-world experience working for judges, government agencies, corporations, public interest organizations, private law firms, and more. Externship students develop a range of practical skills to help them transition into the legal workplace after graduation.

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Competition Teams

Competition Teams

Many Chapman students participate on our award-winning lawyering skills teams, traveling throughout the United States and abroad to compete against other top law schools. Students may compete in one or more of these areas: Appellate Moot Court, Mock Trial, or Dispute Resolution.

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Video Tour: The First Year Experience

Learn about the first year law school experience at Chapman University Fowler School of Law, with comments from first-year professors who describe the academic programs and supportive law school environment.

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