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  May 2009
In this issue Pepperdine Law congratulates its matriculating students.

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Pepperdine Law Celebrates Commencement

Barbara A. Jones (JD '89), a partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, will receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Gary A. Haugen, the founder, president, and CEO of International Justice Mission, will give the commencement address. more

Stipanowich Awarded William H. Webster Chair in Dispute Resolution
Thomas J. Stipanowich was recently named the William H. Webster Chair in Dispute Resolution, a new endowed chair at Pepperdine University School of Law. more

Straus Institute Ranks Number One Fifth Consecutive Year
Pepperdine School of Law's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution has been ranked the Number One program by U.S. News and World Report for the fifth consecutive year. more

Nootbaar Institute Hosts Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray
The Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics hosted the former attorney to Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Friday, May 8. more

Commencement Ceremony
May 22, 2009
Alumni Park - Malibu, CA
Visit the Web site, or contact Patty Hayes for additional information.

CA Bar Exam Admission Ceremony
June 2, 2009
School of Law – Malibu, CA
Join us at a special ceremony and reception for graduates who have passed the February 2009 California State Bar Exam. Contact Morgan Thrower, or call 310.506.6567 for more information.

Dispute Resolution Skills Building Program
June 11-13, 2009
School of Law - Malibu, CA
This comprehensive program provides three days of unique educational opportunities for practicing professionals. Visit the Web site to register. Contact Lori Rushford, or call 310.506.6342 for additional information.

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The Law Alumni Office is now on Facebook. Also, check out what upcoming Pepperdine Alumni Association chapter events are happening in your area.

Santa Monica Law Alumni Reception
June 18, 2009
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Milstein, Adelman & Kreger, LLP

Santa Monica, CA

Register online, or email

Sponsored by Wayne Kreger (JD '91) & Milstein, Adelman & Kreger, LLP

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