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Your World of Opportunities at Pepperdine Law

Successful 21st century lawyers possess a passion for justice and courage for leadership. We are equipping generations of legal professionals to lead with character and conviction and to serve the world by fully and personally engaging in the challenges of our day.

Your World Class Program Opportunities

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution

US News Best Grad Schools 2018

The Straus Institute offers some of the most comprehensive Dispute Resolution programs in the world. Hands-on faculty, small class sizes, and flexible schedules make our Academic programs accessible and suitable for a variety of professional goals. Check out the Straus Viewbook

Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics

Global Justice

The Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics explores the intersection of these three key components in the realm of legal practice. Through interdisciplinary seminars, conferences, and symposia, students and faculty explore values and sharpen skills.

Global Programs: London

London program house

The London Program is an enriching academic, cultural, and personal experience. Students may also have the opportunity to earn units for participating in moot court competitions against British Inns of Court and for engaging in approved externships.

Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law


The Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law offers an innovative, multidisciplinary fellowship program. The Palmer Center prepares students to fulfill the overlapping roles of lawyer and entrepreneur through a challenging, exciting, and unique supplement to the traditional law school curriculum.

Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law

Downtown LA, Staples Center

The entertainment, media, and sports (EMS) industries have evolved into areas of tremendous breadth and scope. The sectors continue to grow with opportunity in an ever-changing global landscape interconnected in our current digital and information age.

Parris Institute for Professional Formation

Professional Formation

The Parris Institute is an exciting new initiative at Pepperdine and is quickly becoming a model for the nation in training professional leadership. The legal profession has always demanded the highest standards of character, integrity, courage, and leadership.

Law - At a Glance

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