Part Time Lecturer of Estate Planning, January 2021

California, United States
Competitive Salary
Sep 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

The Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law invites applications for a part-time lecturer of Estate Planning position to begin January of 2021.

Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Fowler School of Law. Fowler School of Law provides a personalized, rigorous and practice-focused approach to legal education that prepares our graduates to make a lasting difference in their communities. More information is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at


JD degree from an ABA accredited law school, and significant experience in estate planning.


Teach Estate Planning (2 credits) Law-7837
Estate Planning examines both small and large estates, with consideration of lifetime and testamentary dispositions of property, the use of the marital and charitable bequests, and the use of life insurance. The course will look at the drafting and use of estate planning documents, such as wills, inter vivos trusts, insurance trusts, living wills and durable powers of attorney and provide an overview of special issues for estates including substantial closely held business interests.

Contact Information

Qualified applicants should electronically submit the following items:

* Chapman University faculty application
* Cover letter detailing qualifications related to the position description
* Curriculum vitae

All application materials and inquiries should be directed via email to:

Marisa Cianciarulo, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Please use “Estate Planning Position” as the subject of the email.

Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

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