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Stephanie Lascelles

Associate Professor, of Legal Research and Writing
Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Expertise: Legal Writing
Office Location: Kennedy Hall 350C
Phone: (714) 628-2637
University of Southern California, Bachelor of Arts
Southwestern Law School, Juris Doctor


Professor Lascelles joined the Chapman faculty in 2005 as an Assistant Professor of Legal Research & Writing. Prior to joining Chapman, she was a practicing litigator at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in its downtown Los Angeles office. Professor Lascelles' practice focused on labor & employment, complex business, and environmental litigation. Among other things, she gained significant experience writing pre-trial, trial, and appellate briefs that involved issues of first impression and highly publicized matters. Professor Lascelles earned her B.A. in communication with a minor in business from the University of Southern California and earned her JD from Southwestern University School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, she served on the executive board of Law Review as a Note & Comment Editor and received honors in the Moot Court program. She also taught a year-long workshop course to Southwestern's Law Review staff members regarding how to research, draft and edit a case note or comment for a law review publication.

Courses Taught: Legal Research and Writing