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Mediating the Litigated Case™

Irvine, California

February 9-11 & February 23-25, 2017


Professional Skills Program

Salzburg, Austria

June 6-8, 2017


Professional Skills Program

Malibu, California

June 22-24, 2017


Programs at Straus Institute at Pepperdine School of Law

Pepperdine has long been considered the premier program in dispute resolution. Offering a Certificate, Masters, and LLM in Dispute Resolution, lawyers and non-law practitioners can all learn the skills to manage conflict in a variety of settings. 

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