Robert Cochran, J.D.
Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law
School of Law
Phone: (310) 506-4684
Location: Malibu Campus
Areas of Expertise
Robert Cochran began his career in law clerking for the Honorable John A. Field, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He went on to practice with the firm of Boyle & Bain of Charlottesville, Virginia, and has been a visiting professor at T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond and Wake Forest University School of Law.
He is the co-author of Lawyers, Clients, and Moral Responsibility; Cases and Materials on the Rules of the Legal Profession; The Counselor-at-Law: A Collaborative Approach to Client Interviewing and Counseling; and Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought.
Cochran is the founder and director of two of Pepperdine's law institutes: the Judicial Clerkship Institute, a training program for law students across the country who are entering federal judicial clerkships; and the Institute on Law, Religion and Ethics, founded in 2003 to explore the nexus between those three areas via interdisciplinary seminars, conferences and symposia. A Rick J. Caruso Research Fellow, Cochran teaches courses in torts, legal ethics, religion and law, alternative dispute resolution, and family law. Cochran has been featured as an expert in the Los Angeles Daily Journal.
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