Chaplin Carmichael is an associate in the Litigation group. He earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of California, Irvine School of Law, where he received the Faculty Awards for Lawyering Skills I, Statutory Analysis, Contracts, Legal Profession II, Human Rights in a Digital Age, and Trial Advocacy and the Dean’s Award for Criminal Procedure.
During law school, Chaplin was articles editor for the UC Irvine Law Review and vice president of the Student Bar Association, among other activities. Chaplin also successfully briefed and argued a First Amendment appeal on behalf of an indigent prisoner in the Ninth Circuit, was a legal extern in the civil division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, and did pro bono work for the Orange County Public Defender’s Writs & Appeals Unit.
Chaplin earned his B.A. in Political Science and minor in Environmental Studies from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
University of California, Irvine School of Law (J.D., 2019), summa cum laude; Articles editor, UC Irvine Law Review
University of Michigan (B.A., Political Science; Minor, Environmental Studies, 2016)