parris institute for professional excellence
developing the next generation of ethical leaders
pepperdine refuses to let the legal profession decline and is committed to rebuilding the core internal character competencies combined with a strong work ethic that have marked the great contributions of lawyers throughout human history. the parris institute provides the inspiration and substance for students to learn how legal training can be the foundation for professional careers that combine service, purpose, and leadership. pepperdine is grateful to rex and carrol parris for establishing this vital institute, and we are extremely proud of the profound impact the parris institute has had on our students and alumni.