Refer a Friend to MDR Program, Attend a Professional Skills Program Free

Make a referral for the Master of Dispute Resolution Program that results in a matriculated student, and you may attend a Straus Professional Skills Program (two and a half day training Program, typically valued around $1,800) for free! For more information, please visit the Refer a Friend page on the Straus website.

Dear Pepperdine Family, I am writing to ask for your help and to tell you about an opportunity to attend our Professional Skills Program for free! As you may have been following, we have recently announced the expansion of the Straus Master of Dispute Resolution Program to the Pepperdine West LA Graduate Campus.  Classes will begin this fall*.  The expansion makes the program more accessible to business executives and mid-career professionals who recognize their future organizational success depends on conflict resolution competency. This is where you come in. Refer a Friend and you get a free Professional Skills class! At the Straus Institute we want to attract high-caliber students to continue the tradition of creating leaders with negotiation, mediation, arbitration and conflict resolution skills.  We are offering a free Straus Professional Skills Program (two and a half day training program) to members of our Pepperdine network that make referrals to the Master of Dispute Resolution Program.  As a part of the Pepperdine family, you are uniquely equipped to identify the value of a Pepperdine education.  Please help us spread the word as we spread our wings!

* Pending faculty approval.

Learn more about the Refer a Friend Program.


Stephanie B. Blondell. J.D.
Associate Director
Assistant Professor of Law and Practice
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution