Jerome C. Chapman IV

Curriculum Vitae: 

Jerome C. Chapman IV hails from Birmingham, Alabama, and moved to New York City to pursue a legal career. Mr. Chapman became an associate with Torino & Bernstein, P.C. after he was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2018. In 2017, he received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, and, in 2013, he received a B.A. in Non-fiction Composition of the English Language from Vanderbilt University.

Mr. Chapman focused his legal studies on Trial Advocacy, completing Cardozo’s flagship Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (“ITAP”) and continuing into Advanced Trial Advocacy. Additionally, he served as an Associate Editor on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal (“AELJ”). Throughout his time in law school, Mr. Chapman worked with Torino & Bernstein as a law clerk, assisting the attorneys with motion practice, trial preparation and legal research.

Mr. Chapman is presently a member of the New York City Bar Association, the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association. On weekends, he enjoys giving back to the community in a pro bono capacity with the Nassau County Legal Aid Society.

He resides in Astoria, Queens, where is a member of the Friends of Whitey Ford Field and Old Astoria Neighborhood Association, organizations dedicated to community improvement.