December 2012 In this issue Pepperdine Law congratulates the California State Bar's newest members.

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Jeffrey Boyd (JD '91) Appointed to Texas Supreme Court.
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Jeffrey Boyd to the Texas Supreme Court, effective December 3.  More.

Law School Swears in Recent Graduates to the State and Federal Courts
The Pepperdine University School of Law welcomed 90 recent graduates to the California Bar Admissions Ceremony in the Caruso Auditorium on December 7.

Jeff Carpenter Elected District Attorney for Herkimer County, NY

Jeff Carpenter (JD '92) was elected District Attorney for Herkimer County, NY, on November 6. His four-year term will begin January 1. More.

"The Sugar Mommas" Find the Recipe for Success
When Kimberly Reiner (JD '95) and Jenna Sanz-Agero (JD '95) were students at the Pepperdine School of Law, neither expected their careers to turn toward the kitchen
. More.

Interactive Course on International Humanitarian Law
January 11-13, 2012
School of Law - Malibu, CA
The Pepperdine School of Law is proud to partner with the International Committee of the Red Cross for this special workshop led by legal professionals from the International Committee of the Red Cross and the American Red Cross, military lawyers and law professors who specialize in IHL. Please visit the website for additional information and to register.

Tax Advice in the Next Administration
January 18, 2013
School of Law - Malibu, CA
Co-sponsored by Tax Analysts and led by Professor Paul Caron, the Pepperdine Law Review will host a symposium featuring a keynote presentation by Colombia Law School's Professor Michael Graetz and a luncheon address by David Cay Johnston, an investigative journalist and author, and winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize. This complimentary event has been approved for 6.5 MCLE credit hours. Please visit the website for additional information and to register.

40th Annual School of Law Dinner
February 23, 2013
Beverly Hilton Hotel - Beverly Hills, CA

Please save the date for the School of Law's 40th annual dinner at which we will honor faculty and staff legacies and celebrate the vibrant law community. For additional information, please visit the website.

Career & Professional Development:

JDConnect - Formerly Symplicity

Symplicity offers a space for employers, law school students and alumni to post and access job opportunities. Visit Symplicity to see how the Career Development Office can help fill one of your employer's open positions or assist you with your professional pursuits, or email the office for immediate assistance.

Did you know that the law school's Career Development Office offers lifetime career services to alumni? If you are currently involved in a job search or thinking of making a transition, please contact us.

Tacha Tour 2.0: Upgrading the Alumni Network!

Dean Tacha has met you, and now she wants to enhance your connections to each other and to Pepperdine. Help us "Upgrade the Alumni Network!"

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