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Diversity and Inclusion

At Pepperdine Law, our community is rich in political, racial, and spiritual diversity which has formed a strong culture of connection among our students, faculty, and staff. Led by our faith-based values, we believe that each person’s voice and convictions enhance our community.    

Diversity Council


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Naomi Goodno

Dean of Students

School of Law Diversity Officer


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Chalak Richards

Assistant Director of Career Development

Diversity Officer


Pashtana Abedi

Pashtana Abedi

Assistant Director of Student Recruitment, Marketing, and Global Outreach

Diversity Officer

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Marcelo Rosadilla

Assistant Director, Straus Institute

Diversity Officer


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Jeffrey Baker

Director of Clinical Education

Diversity Officer

Sukhsimranjit Singh

Sukhsimranjit Singh

Managing Director, and Assistant Professor of Law and Practice

Diversity Officer


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Nicole Serleto-Chavez

Associate Director, Admissions, Student Information & Services

Diversity Officer


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Ahmed Taha

Professor of Law

Diversity Officer

tanya cooper

Tanya Asim Cooper

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
Director Restoration and Justice Clinic

Diversity Officer


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Asylum & Refugee Law
California Family Law Practice
Community Justice Clinic
Comparative Anti-Discrimination Law Seminar
Cross Cultural Conflict and Dispute Resolution
Disaster Relief Clinic * special
Divorce & Family Mediation
Domestic Violence Seminar
Employment Discrimination Law
Faith Based Diplomacy & Intl. Peacemaking

Human Rights
Immigration Law
Immigration Law Practicum
Jewish Law
Juvenile Rights
Law and Religion Seminar
Legal Aid Clinic
Low Income Taxpayers' Clinic
Police Practices
Veterans' Law Practicum - Los Angeles/ Ventura
War Crimes

Student Groups

Scholarships and Conferences

Diversity Events

For People of Color (FPOC)
Open Conversations - Monthly
Diversity Week