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Your gift to the Fowler School of Law will provide student scholarships, attract and retain dynamic faculty, support our law clinics, and ultimately raise the profile of the Fowler School of Law.

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Amicus Fund

Your gift to the Amicus Fund provides student scholarships, attracts and retains dynamic faculty, and ultimately raises the profile of the Fowler School of Law. Your generosity will enable us to prepare the next generation of lawyers and ensure the successful future of the Fowler School of Law. Support Now »

Fowler Law Scholarship Fund

Your donation to the Fowler Law Scholarship Fund will help us attract top-quality students during the admission process. Scholarship funds also help to minimize student debt. Through your support, our students are able to passionately pursue the kind of law career they want to have without worrying about student debt. Support Now »

Jayne Taylor Kacer First Generation Scholarship

To celebrate Dean Jayne Taylor Kacer’s legacy here at Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law, we have created the Jayne Taylor Kacer First Generation Scholarship in her honor.

Dean Kacer was the first member in her immediate family to attend both college and law school. During law school, she balanced a family and worked to finance her studies. This endowed scholarship was created to provide more first-generation students with meaningful access to a high-quality legal education and will be awarded to an incoming 1L student. Support Now »

Alona Cortese Elder Law Center

The Elder Law Center provides free legal services to low-income seniors throughout Orange County. Students work closely with our clinical faculty to help clients with numerous legal issues including claims of elder abuse, will drafting, advance health care directives, representation at administrative hearings, Medicare and Social Security matters, guardianships and conservatorships. The clinic also provides guidance about clients' rights as consumers and how to avoid financial abuse. Support Now »

Bette and Wylie Aitken Family Protection Clinic

The Aitken Family Protection Clinic offers free assistance in immigration, human trafficking, and protection order matters for clients who meet income eligibility requirements. Located in the Orange County Family Justice Center, the clinic provides a central location for all our clients' needs, with access to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, the Anaheim City Attorney’s Office, advocacy groups and several units of the Anaheim Police Department. Our students work closely with our clinic faculty to interview and counsel clients, plan cases, prepare for trial, and occasionally participate in a trial proceeding. Support Now »

Constitutional Jurisprudence Clinic

The Constitutional Jurisprudence Clinic teaches students about the original understanding of the Constitution and how to put that understanding in practice by crafting arguments to federal appellate courts and the United States Supreme Court. The clinic recently expanded to offer more trial-level litigation opportunities to our students. Students work closely with our clinical faculty to litigate important property rights and economic liberty cases in federal and California state trial courts. Support Now »

M. Katherine Baird Darmer Memorial Scholarship Fund

Professor M. Katherine Baird Darmer was a beloved teacher and colleague at the Fowler School of Law, where she was a faculty member from 2000 through 2012. She was a passionate advocate for marriage equality and a vigorous opponent of discrimination based on gender or orientation. Professor Darmer died on February 17, 2012. Funds from the M. Katherine Baird Darmer Memorial Scholarship Fund will be given to students committed to using their law degree to promote human rights, public interest law or gender equality. Support Now »

Chapman Law Alumni Book Scholarship

The Chapman Law Alumni Book Scholarship is designed to cover book and supply expenses for incoming first-year students. Support Now »

Ways to Give

The fastest and easiest way to support us is by making a gift through Chapman’s
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Or, if you'd prefer to mail us a check, please make your donation payable to Chapman University and mail to:

Development Office
Fowler School of Law
Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866
For more information, contact Nicole Shay at 714-532-7773 or