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Pepperdine University School of Law - Alumni Docket
June 2007
Summer doesn't slow us down. From hosting the public arbitration hearing between USADA and Floyd Landis, to gathering with our alumni across the nation, here’s the latest news from your alma mater.
Dara Goldsmith
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Dara Goldsmith Talks Law and Vegas
We caught up with Dara Goldsmith ('90) and learned the secret to her career success, what she loves most about Las Vegas, and why she believes in Pepperdine's presence in her city. more


Law Students Aid in the Landis/USADA Arbitration
During the unprecedented public arbitration hearing between the USADA and Floyd Landis, 2006 winner of the Tour de France, Pepperdine law students had the opportunity to rub shoulders with international attorneys and arbitrators as they observed the hearing firsthand. more

Pepperdine Alumnus is Valedictorian of the Texas Bar
Land Murphy ('05), valedictorian of the Class of 2005, has achieved another first. He passed the Texas Bar Exam with the highest score. more

2nd Annual School of Law Golf Tournament
Thanks to all for making the golf tournament a success. Check out our photos from the event. more

International Human Rights Program Places Students Worldwide
Together with the Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics (ILRE), the International Human Rights Program placed 7 law students in human rights summer internships in Malibu, Uganda, Thailand, and Nigeria.

In Brief:


Texas State Bar Annual Meeting
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel
June 21-22, 2007
San Antonio, TX

In conjunction with the Annual State Bar Meeting, Pepperdine Law Alumni have organized an evening reception on June 21, 2007 from 5:30 to 7:00pm. Alumni are also encouraged to attend the June 22, 2007 lunch time debate with Professor Douglas Kmiec. more

20th Annual Professional Skills Program
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
June 21-23, 2007
Malibu, CA
The East Coast Professional Skills Program
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
October 4-6, 2007
Woodstock, VT

The program fee is $1,095, and a special rate of $495 is available for SOL and Straus alumni. Many of the courses offer training in specialized areas not included in the Institute’s academic curriculum. Register online or contact Lori Rushford at (310) 506-6342 or lori.rushford@pepperdine.edu for more information.

on the road

Thank you to Michael Bidart ('74) and Shernoff, Bidart & Darras, LLP for hosting the Claremont alumni reception, and to Dara Goldsmith ('90) and Goldsmith & Guymon for hosting the reception in Las Vegas.

Dean Starr and Stacy Taylor are always on the move. They’re coming to your area soon!

Contact morgan.thrower@pepperdine.edu with questions or to get more information about hosting an event in your area.


Upcoming Local Events:

West Los Angeles/Santa Monica, CA
Thursday, June 7, 2007
Hosted by Wayne Kreger ('91) and
Milstein, Adelman & Kreger, LLP
Register Online

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