»Student and Alumni Success

“Student and Alumni Success” showcases the diverse interests and accomplishments of various law students and graduates. Although they all share a common degree, they are more than just lawyers. They are entrepreneurs, Presidential Management Fellows, partners and shareholders at major law firms, in-house counsels for multinational corporations, judicial clerks, accountants, auditors, public interest workers, human rights defenders, mediators and much more.

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    Nilima ShahNilima Shah

    Class of 2013

    International LL.M. Graduate Nilima Kamal Shah Passed the California State Bar on Her First Attempt

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    Amanda SingerAmanda Singer

    Class of 2013

    Amanda Singer secured post-graduation in a highly competitive field for recent graduates after participating in Chapman's Mediation Clinic.

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    Van HaVan Ha

    Class of 2009

    Q & A with Van Ha (’09), 2012 Chair of the Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

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    Paul AlarcónPaul Alarcón

    Class of 2010

    Paul Alarcón is a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Daniel A. Manion, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

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    Eghosa IsiborEghosa "Courage" Isibor

    Class of 2014

    From Nigeria to Southern California for Firsthand Experience in International Transactions

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    Christian McGuiganChristian McGuigan

    Class of 2010

    After participating in Chapman's Entertainment Contracts Law Clinic, Christian McGuigan became the manager of social action film campaigns.

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    Ryan ChavezRyan Chavez

    Class of 2009

    Ryan Chavez is the first in his family to attend college. He is now a prominent attorney, investor, and entrepreneur.

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    Tiffany ChangTiffany Chang

    Class of 2010

    Tiffany Chang, recipient of the "Outstanding Graduate Award," pioneered a student gay rights organization while studying at Chapman's Fowler School of Law.

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    Courtney LewisCourtney Lewis

    Class of 2009

    Courtney Lewis ('09) is on the Legal Team for Phoenix Suns.

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    Billy EssayliBilly Essayli

    Class of 2010

    Billy Essayli ('10) met the president while interning at the White House Counsel's Office.

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    Ian JonesIan Jones

    Class of 2010

    Ian Jones ('10) returned to Chapman University Fowler School of Law as the Assistant Director of Student and Alumni Services.

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    Hugo SalazarHugo Salazar

    Class of 2015

    Hugo Salazar was a 2013 Recipient of the OC Hispanic Bar Association Scholarship.

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    Jeffrey GreenmanJeffrey Greenman

    Class of 2006

    Jeffrey Greenman started his own firm, GREENMANLAW P.C. in 2007.

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    Darrell GreenwaldDarrell Greenwald

    Class of 2010

    Darrell J. Greenwald (J.D. & LL.M.) founded the A.L.A. Law Group.

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    Kathryn Casey BonkowskiKathryn Casey Bonkowski

    Class of 2003

    Kathryn Casey Bonkowski is a shareholder at Jackson DeMarco Tidus Peckenpaugh.

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    Steven P. RudenSteven P. Ruden

    Class of 2005

    Steven P. Ruden is a Partner at Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear.

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    Steven P. RudenKyndell Paine

    Class of 2010

    Kyndell Paine utilized her networking prowess to land a government relations position at Disneyland Resort.

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    Serra AladagSerra Aladag

    Class of 2009

    Serra Aladag was the first-ever legal extern at CNBC London.

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    Kristin HougKristin Houg

    Class of 2008

    Kristin Houg was the first legal extern at the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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    Ranna JahanshaiRanna Jahanshai

    Class of 2011

    Ranna Jahanshai (LL.M '11) was Chapman's first international law student to pass the California Bar exam.

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    Lindsay JohnsonLindsay Johnson

    Class of 2013

    Lindsay Johnson Broke Record at Chapman as Top Moot Court Competitor.

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    Samantha DeutschelSamantha Deutschel

    Class of 2011

    Samantha Deutschel has found her niche in workers’ compensation and working with NFL athletes.

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    Munira AkhunzadaMunira Akhunzada

    Class of 2013

    Munira Akhunzada’s journey from Afghanistan to Chapman and back helped her land a position with UN Women.

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    Neda SargordanNeda Sargordan

    Class of 2007

    Neda Sargordan returned to Chapman as a staff attorney for the Family Violence Clinic. She now works for Citizenship & Immigration Services.

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    Brandon EricksonBrandon Erickson

    Class of 2011

    Brandon Erickson survived an Iraq bombing to become an inspiration at Chapman's Fowler School of Law.

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    Jimmy BlalockJimmy Blalock

    Class of 2009

    Jimmy Blalock served as Chair of the Alumni Advisory Board at Chapman's Fowler School of Law from 2011-2012.

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    Leslie IvieLeslie Ivie

    Class of 2008

    Q & A with Leslie Ivie ('08), Interim Director of Development at the Liberty Hill Foundation.

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    Martina Vigil and Lauren MayfieldMartina Vigil and Lauren Mayfield

    Class of 2010

    Chapman roommates Martina Vigil ('10) and Lauren Mayfield ('10) faced off in criminal court.

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    Christina IgnatiusChristina Ignatius

    Class of 2009

    Christina Ignatius interned at MTV Networks in Los Angeles.

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    Osama ZaidOsama Zaid

    Class of 2014 (LL.M.)

    Osama Mohammad Zaid (LL.M.) is a Saudi student who enjoys OC surfing. He wants to specialize in International Business Law and Comparative Law.

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