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Fowler School of Law

» About Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law

Chapman University's Dale E. Fowler School of Law is an ABA-accredited, private law school located in beautiful Orange County, California, just 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles and a short drive to both the beach and Disneyland.

This California law school's high-caliber faculty includes three former U.S. Supreme Court clerks, a Nobel Prize winner, and a former five-term U.S. congressman. Here, our law students find countless opportunities, diverse academic programs, and a dynamic and personalized legal education.

Consistently recognized one of the top law schools in the nation for practical training, the Fowler School of Law is committed to preparing students to become the best lawyers imaginable, so that when the world calls on them, they'll be ready for anything.

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Interim Dean Marisa Cianciarulo
Meet the Interim Dean

Marisa Cianciarulo

Interim Dean Marisa S. Cianciarulo is a specialist in immigration law with a human rights focus. A member of the Fowler School of Law faculty since 2006, Dean Cianciarulo is the founding director of the Bette and Wylie Aitken Family Protection Clinic and prior to being appointed interim dean, served as the law school’s associate dean for academic affairs from 2017 to 2021.

Academic Programs

The Fowler School of Law’s academic programs provide the best of both worlds: foundational accredited legal instruction coupled with a varied selection of certificate programs and joint degrees.