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Practicums

In Pepperdine's new practicum courses, students work in specialized field placements under supervision of experienced practitioners and with enhanced rigor and focus from expert faculty. 

Employment Law Practicum

Selected students work with Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County in its Workers Rights Clinic to provide advice and counsel on issues related to wage and hour laws, workplace safety, employment benefits, and related matters.

Health Law Practicum

Selected students work with Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County in its Health Consumer Center to provide assistance to clients to get coverage and resolve problems with health plans; to identify widespread health access issues that need to be addressed on a policy level; and to ensure implementation of the Affordable Care Act for the most impacted communities in Los Angeles.

Immigration Law Practicum

Selected students work with Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County in its immigration law practice to provide advice, counsel, and advocacy on issues related to immigration matters.

Veterans Law Practicum (Ventura)

Selected students work in the Ventura County Public Defender's Office to serve veterans in the Veterans Treatment Court and other collaborative courts of the Ventura County Superior Court.

Veterans Law Practicum (Los Angeles)

Selected students work with Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County in its Veterans Empowerment Initiative in the San Fernando Valley to provide legal services to veterans in need within integrated, multidisciplinary collaborations with other service providers.