Leaders in Dispute Resolution
The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law is one of the world's leading educational programs in the field of dispute resolution. Straus offers two tracks of training - professional training programs and academic programs in dispute resolution including the Certificate, Master's (MDR) and LLM in Dispute Resolution.
Why Choose a Program at the Straus Institute?
Repeatedly recognized as the foremost academic center of its kind, the Institute brings together an unparalleled full-time teaching and research faculty with scholars and practitioners from throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Its broad and deep curricular offerings serve emerging lawyers as well as experienced mid-career professionals, business persons, and religious and community leaders. In the over twenty-nine years since its founding, the Straus Institute has established itself as a standard of excellence in preparing effective negotiators, peacemakers and problem solvers and a driving force for improving the culture of conflict in America.