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Pepperdine | Caruso School of Law

US Law and Dispute Resolution


Required General Courses - 6 units

  • Negotiation Theory and Practice
  • Mediation Theory and Practice
  • Legal Research and Writing I (Required only for international attorneys)

One of the Following Arbitration Courses - 2 units

  • International Commercial Arbitration Theory and Doctrine
  • International Commercial Arbitration Procedure and Practice
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Arbitration Practice and Advocacy

Required Doctrinal Law Courses - 18 units of the following

Courses tested on the bar include:

  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporations
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Introduction to Ethical Lawyering
  • Property
  • Remedies
  • Torts
  • Wills and Trusts

Please see course catalog for complete list of doctrinal law courses