» Alumni Success

Although they all share a common degree, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumni 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. Read a few of our alumni success stories collected over the years below.


Ryan ChavezRyan Chavez (JD '09) Appointed CFO of Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Ryan was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company pioneering the field of regenerative medicine. Read more »




antoinette balta

Antoinette Balta One of "100 Most Influential People in Orange County"

Antoinette (JD ’06, LL.M ’11) was named to The Orange County Register's list for her work as co-founder of Santa Ana's Veterans Legal Institute. Read more »





brad schoenlebenBradley Schoenleben leads charge against human trafficking

Bradley (JD '07) works on the Orange County District Attorney’s Office’s Human Exploitation and Trafficking (HEAT) Unit, which targets perpetrators who sexually exploit and traffic women and underage children for financial gain, including pimps, panderers, and human traffickers. Read more »




jack andersonJack Anderson Parlays Externship into Position at Blizzard Entertainment

Jack (JD '15) found himself in a unique place as the only first-year associate at Blizzard Entertainment after parlaying a hard-earned externship into a full-time position. Read more »




jennifer tedmoriJennifer Tedmori Becomes Associate Legal Counsel for Angels Baseball 

Jennifer (JD '15) joined Angels Baseball in 2016 after meeting the team's Director of Legal Affairs and Risk Management at the annual Chapman Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium. Read more »




leslie ivieLeslie Ivie founder of the Restoration Law Center

Leslie (JD '08) founded Restoration Law Center, which provides low- or no-cost services for nonprofits and individuals, in 2015 and has since been recognized by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti for her work. Read more »




franziskaFranziska Oehm judges for international Nuremberg Moot Court Competition

Franziska (LL.M. '16) was invited to serve a judge for the international competition, which is open to students from around the globe who are interested in international criminal law. The event is judged by local practitioners and academic experts and held in the historic Courtroom 600. Read more »



peter javanmardiPeter Javanmardi claims $16.6M verdict 

The award in August 2017 included $373,514 in economic damages, $2.5 million in non-economic damages, and $13.8 million in punitive damages. Javanmardi (JD '08) has represented the client since 2014 when he founded his firm, Javanmardi Law PC. Read more »