Straus Institute Featured in "How an LL.M. Can Advance Your Career" -- The National Jurist
The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution is featured in The National Jurist article, "How an LL.M. Can Advance Your Career." The National Jurist offers an annual guide to the nation's LL.M. offerings, noting that law schools are creating new programs and expanding options in both variety and accessibility.
Excerpt from "How an LL.M. Can Advance Your Career"
Schools' signature programs can be quite a draw. Prospective students seek out such LL.M. programs because of their strengths and the possible career enhancements they can provide.
Pepperdine Caruso School of Law is an example. It offers more than a sweet location in Malibu along the Southern California coastline. Its dispute resolution program, anchored by the renowned Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, is one of the best - if not the best. So it should come as no surprise that Pepperdine offers an LL.M. in dispute resolution with three concentrations: mediation, arbitration and litigation.
"Dispute resolution is growing in demand all the time," said Suksimranjit Singh, director of the school's LL.M. program. "It saves both time and money compared to traditional litigation," he said. Additionally, it's less combative and helps preserve relationships. And it crosses borders, meaning it's accepted and practiced by many different nations.
"It's a worldwide phenomenon," he said.
The complete article may be found at The National Jurist