Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution Once Again Named #1 Program in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report Law School Rankings
March 30, 2018 | The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law tops the U.S. News & World Report rankings for the thirteenth time in fourteen years!
Professor Tom Stipanowich, Professor of Law and Associate Dean leading the Straus Institute, attributes the Institute's continued success to three factors. "Straus has the advantages of a state-of-the-art curriculum taught by leading scholars and practitioners, an encouraging and helpful dean, and, above all, a phenomenal staff that works hard to provide a highly supportive environment for a diverse population of students from around the world," said Stipanowich.
The Straus Institute offers academic degrees in the form of a certificate, Master of Dispute Resolution, and LLM, providing lawyers and non-law professionals the opportunity to learn to manage conflict beyond the courtroom in a variety of settings. The Institute's award-winning faculty members also conduct professional skills training on six continents, providing negotiation, mediation, and dispute resolution skills training programs for law firms, bar associations, governmental agencies, judiciaries, and community groups.
Congratulations to Tom Stipanowich and Sukhsimranjit Singh and the entire Straus faculty and staff colleagues for this well deserved recognition of the amazing academic programs and training and conferences they offer.