Meet the Faculty
Peter T. Wendel, J.D.
Professor of Law
Office: School of Law (SOL)
- J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 1983, cum laude
- M.A., St. Louis University, 1980
- B.S., University of Chicago, 1979, cum laude
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Professor Wendel was born and raised in Webster
Groves, Missouri, and attended the University of
Chicago, where he graduated in 1979 with a B.S.
in Political Science. He earned a master's in Urban
Affairs from St. Louis University, and then promptly returned to the University
of Chicago where he received his J.D. in 1983.
Professor Wendel began his legal career in 1983 in St. Louis. After four
years, he returned to the University of Chicago as a Bigelow Instructor and
Lecturer in Law. He served for three years as an assistant professor at St.
Louis University School of Law before joining the Pepperdine faculty in 1991.
Professor Wendel has been a regular visitor at UCLA School of Law, Loyola
University of Los Angeles School of Law, and the University of Augsberg,
Germany, School of Law. In winter 2012 Professor Wendel received an
honorary Ph.D. from the University of Augsburg. A member of the Illinois,
Missouri, and American Bar Associations, Professor Wendel teaches primarily in the property and wills and trusts areas of law. The aspect of teaching that he
enjoys the most is the constant intellectual challenge inherent in legal analysis.
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Forthcoming | Popular Press
BooksPeter T. Wendel, DECONSTRUCTING LEGAL ANALYSIS: A 1L PRIMER (Aspen 2009). WorldCat Peter T. Wendel, A POSSESSORY ESTATES AND FUTURE INTERESTS PRIMER (West, 3d ed. 2007). WorldCat Peter T. Wendel, PROPERTY (Exam Pro Series) (West, 2d ed. 2007). WorldCat Peter T. Wendel & Charles I. Nelson, A POSSESSORY ESTATES AND FUTURE INTERESTS PRIMER (West, 2d ed. 2005). WorldCat Peter T. Wendel, WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES -- EMANUEL'S (keyed to 7th edition of Dukeminier/Johanson/Lindgren/Sitkoff) (Aspen 2005). WorldCat Peter T. Wendel (ghost reviser), SIEGEL'S WILLS & TRUSTS (Aspen 2005). Peter T. Wendel, WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES -- EMANUEL'S (generic edition) (Aspen 2004). WorldCat Peter T. Wendel, WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES -- EMANUEL'S (keyed to 6th edition of Dukeminier/Johanson) (Aspen 2003). Peter T. Wendel, PROPERTY (Exam Pro Series) (West 2000). Peter Wendel & Shelley Ross Saxer, CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE LAW & PRACTICE: STATUTES AND REGULATIONS (Matthew Bender 1999). Peter T. Wendel & Charles I. Nelson, A POSSESSORY ESTATES AND FUTURE INTERESTS PRIMER (West 1996).