» Recent Competition Highlights

The award-winning lawyering skills competition teams at the Fowler School of Law offer opportunities to practice research, writing, analytical and communication skills. They also provide real-world platforms for students to develop ethics, judgment and professionalism. Listed on this page is just a selection of the numerous awards and accolades earned by our student competitors. Get the latest Chapman Law competitions news on our blog.

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2022/2023

October, 2023 - Tyler Makin received an individual award for best advocate in the third round of the Stetson National Pretrial Competition.

April, 2023 - Joe Kahn won the Best Closing Award in the San Fernando Valley Bar Association Mock Trial Competition.

March, 2023 - The Makin/Nourian negotiation team returned to Tulane University for the International Futbol Negotiation Competition. Beating hosts Tulane in the semis, they advanced to the finals where they defeated Creighton in a very hard-fought win against an exceptional challenger.

March, 2023 - Shehzaib Rahim and Paula Dizon finished second after making the finals of the California Lawyers Association Environmental Law Negotiation Competition.

March, 2023 - Tyler Makin and Darian Nourian were crowned champions at the Tulane Professional Football Negotiation Competition, ousting longtime rival Villanova in the final round.

February, 2023 - Celine Torres and Gabe McIntire topped the podium after a very competitive win at the Southwestern National Negotiation Tournament held at Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles.

Our team of Zack Amin, Aram Kazarian, and Tyler Makin travelled to Dubai to compete in the International ADR/ODR Ad Hoc Negotiation Competition. Against a field of twenty-two teams from around the world the Chapman Law team finished third, our best performance so far in this competition.

Jessica Arbgast and Brandon Cross, along with Christopher Leland and Jodee Sullivan made the quarterfinals in the National Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition at Notre Dame University.

October, 2022 - Loaloa Elnaeb clinched a solo win against a tough field of 36 tems in the Sports Law Negotiation Competition, after losing her partner to illness in the preliminary rounds.