Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law

Making an Impact

Located in the heart of Southern California, just 30 miles south of Los Angeles, the Fowler School of Law provides a personalized, rigorous and practice-focused approach to legal education that prepares our graduates to be leaders in law.

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    Chapman is a U.S. News “Top School"

    Chapman has earned a unique reputation for its friendly, collegial and collaborative students, who enjoy significant opportunities to work closely with faculty, administrators and staff. Learn more about Chapman.

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    State-of-the-Art Facilities and Programs

    Chapman provides advocacy training in our state-of-the-art courtrooms as well as a range of clinics where students gain practical skills while working with real clients. Learn more about Chapman's clinical programs. 

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    A Stellar Faculty

    Chapman faculty members include four former United States Supreme Court clerks, a Nobel Prize winner, top scholars, and attorneys that have worked at national law firms, corporations, and government agencies.

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    Comprehensive In-house Bar Preparation Program

    Chapman provides one of the most comprehensive bar preparation programs in the country, with rigorous capstone review courses on tested topics, extensive practice tests, and detailed instructor feedback.

Justice Samuel Alito, Keynote Speaker Chapman University Law Review Symposium, February 10, 2017

Announcements

Congratulations to the Chapman Law Review for a Successful 2017 Symposium!

On February 10, the Chapman Law Review presented its annual Symposium, “The Future of the Legal Profession,” which featured a keynote conversation with Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (pictured, right, with Dean Matt Parlow and members of the Law Review). For those who could not attend, replays of the Symposium panels are provided via the webcast link below. Congratulations to the Law Review students and thanks to Justice Alito and our panelists for a terrific event!

Upcoming Special Events:

Chapman Dialogue Featuring Washington University School of Law Professor Peggie Smith, Thursday, March 15 - RSVP Now

Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) Gala Fundraiser Dinner: Thurs., March 30 - RSVP Now

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

Chapman students may participate and compete on our lawyering skills teams in the areas of Appellate Moot Court, Mock Trial, or Dispute Resolution. Teams travel throughout the U.S. and abroad, competing against some of the nation's best law schools.

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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.

More Fowler Law Videos:

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