Juris Doctor (JD) & Joint Degrees
The attitude that we can all do well has been incredibly important to my legal education and has been one of the most enriching aspects of my time at Pepperdine. - Ashley Cook
Pepperdine seeks to cultivate lawyers who do good in the world, and you will come out of law school more intelligent, analytical, compassionate, and ready to make a positive impact on your clients. - Brittany Takai
Service is such a huge part of the Pepperdine mission. The opportunity to learn drew me to Pepperdine's Legal Aid Clinic, but the service aspect keeps me coming back. - Jessica Covington
It's refreshing to be part of a community that is focused on fostering the personal and professional integrity that is necessary to be a leader in this noble profession. - Joe Cardosi
I never felt pressured to choose Pepperdine. The people revealed the spirit of the school, and the decision made itself. I don't know how I could have made any other. - John Adams
The Pepperdine students working in Uganda were intelligent and driven, and they were using their abilities to help others. I knew that if I were to go to law school, I'd want to be in whatever environment produced them. - John Niemeyer
Pepperdine University School of Law provides a superior legal education emphasizing the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and social and moral responsibility. Through a traditional three-year approach, the Accelerated Option, or the extended option, students have the opportunity to earn their Juris Doctor under the mentorship of faculty and alumni that include some of the finest legal professionals in the nation.
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Joint Law Degree Options
Pepperdine University School of Law offers those seeking law degrees an opportunity to combine their law studies with another discipline. The law school has established six joint degree programs from which to choose.