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50 for 50 Spotlight: Tami Barnett ('99, JD '02)

RaisingHOPE, a nonprofit organization that Tamalani Barnett (JD '02) co-founded for children in foster care and transitioning aged youth, has been supporting foster youth through the COVID-19 crisis. We are proud to feature Barnett in the Caruso Law 50 for 50 spotlight series, an alumna who uses her education and leadership skills to truly raise hope.

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Pepperdine University Names Alumna Virginia Milstead (JD '04) to Board of Regents

Pepperdine University has added Virginia Milstead to its Board of Regents, the governing board of the University.

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Names Capri Maddox (JD '01) Executive Director of the Los Angeles Department Of Civil And Human Rights

In a press conference on Friday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced Capri Maddox (JD ‘01) as the Executive Director of the city’s newly created Department of Civil and Human Rights.

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Pepperdine Caruso Law Board of Advisors Member Zna Portlock Houston ('84, JD '87) Initiates COVID-19 Support Network

Alumna Zna Portlock Houston ('84, JD '87) begins an alumni support program for students who would like to speak to a Pepperdine alumnus during this challenging time.

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Mark Bratt (JD '06) and Erin Coleman (JD '11) Named as Otto Cipolla Preceptors of the Year 2019-2020

Each year, the Pepperdine Caruso Law Parris Institute for Professional Excellence surveys the first year students so they can submit a nomination for their preceptor to win the Preceptor of the Year Award. This year, alumna Erin Coleman (JD '11) and alumnus Mark Bratt (JD '06) took home the honor.

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Pepperdine Caruso Law Hosts Online Swearing In Ceremony

On the evening of Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Pepperdine Caruso Law hosted its first-ever online swearing in ceremony for graduates who passed the February 2020 California Bar Examination.

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50 for 50 Spotlight: Jennifer Perdigao (JD '00)

Jennifer Perdigao is passionate about two things–the law and aviation. Get to know this Class of 2000 alumna in this week's installment of the 50 for 50 Alumni Series.

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Pepperdine Caruso School of Law Benefactor Rick J. Caruso (JD '83) Discusses Pepperdine's Importance in a Changing World

Pepperdine Caruso School of Law benefactor and alumnus Rick J. Caruso (JD '83) joined Pepperdine president Jim Gash (JD '93) as part of the "Coffee with Jim" series presented by Alumni Affairs.

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Victor George (JD '82) Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine

Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Victor George (JD '82) is featured in the Attorney at Law magazine article, "Victor George: On a Journey for Justice."