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Dean Paul Caron featured in National Jurist

June 9, 2017 | By Kylie Larkin -- Dean Paul L. Caron is featured in the National Jurist article, "Chemerinsky, Testy, Caron all take on new roles."  The article highlights the three most influential leaders in legal education, Dean Caron, Erwin Chemerinsky, and Kelly Testy, as they transition into new professional positions.

Via the National Jurist:

Paul Caron took over as Dean of the Pepperdine School of Law on June 1. Caron, ranked by The National Jurist as the third most influential person in legal education, previously served as associate dean for research and faculty development.

Caron is a widely respected expert in tax law, and is publisher and editor of Tax Prof Blog, the most popular tax blog on the Internet. He is also the owner and publisher of the Law Professor Blogs Network of more than 50 blogs in other areas of law edited by law professors around the country.

"Since his first days as a distinguished visiting scholar through his selection as a tenured professor and now his candid and strategic participation in this search process, I have admired Professor Caron for his keen intellect, generous outreach to others, and his sterling reputation within the national legal community," said Pepperdine president Andrew K. Benton.

Caron came to the School of Law in 2010 as a visiting professor. He joined the School of Law tenured faculty in 2013 and assumed the role of associate dean in 2015.

Previously Caron served as the associate dean of faculty at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Caron received his LLM from Boston University, JD from Cornell Law School, and AB from Georgetown University.

The complete article may be found at www.nationaljurist.com