Monday, December 4, 2017
Pepperdine was honored to be one of six regional law school sites (along with Cardozo, John Marshall (Chicago), New Mexico, Suffolk, and Villanova) participating today in a half-day interactive discussion on Measuring Employment Success: ABA Reporting and the U.S. News Effect organized by Deans Laura Rosenbury (Florida) and Bo Rutledge (Georgia) and hosted at the University of Florida. 180 deans and career service professionals from 130 law schools took part (as did Barry Courier (ABA Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar), Jim Leipold (NAALP), and Kyle McEntee (Law School Transprancy). We had 18 participants at Pepperdine, including Deans Jennifer Mnookin (UCLA) and Andrew Guzman (USC) and careeer service professionals from Arizona, Barry, California Western, Concordia, Gonzaga, Loyola-L.A., San Diego, Southwestern, UC-Irvine, and USC.
Kudos to Laura and Bo for putting together such an important and innovative program to address an important topic for law schools and for our students. On the Pepperdine front, thanks to:
- Selina Brandt (Associate Dean for Student Success) and Michael Hom (Assistant Dean for Career Development), for leading the substantative discussion
- Kathy Frashier, for organizing and managing our site
- Scott Woeckel, for ensuring that the technology worked seamlessly