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 laud
e. 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