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University of California Berkeley School of Law

About University of California Berkeley School of Law

Overview

  • Established: 1894
  • Parent School: University of California
  • Dean: Erwin Chemerinsky
  • Location: Berkeley, California

2020 Application Information


Alumni Relations at Berkeley Law

The mission of the Berkeley Law Alumni Association (BLAA) is support alumni and promote the law school. The graduates of Berkeley Law school are automatically qualified to become members of the alumni association.

The Berkeley Law Association Board of Directors includes alumni directors, a faculty representative and a student representative.

The Executive Committee oof the Berkeley Law Alumni Association Board includes the President, Past President, Co-Vice Presidents, Fundraising Committee Chair, Outreach/Admitted Student Recruitment Committee Chair, and Mentorship Committee Chair. 

The benefits of joining the alumni association include invitations to networking opportunities and social programs, the annual reunion event, the Dean’s Updates, Class Notes, and Virtual Enrichment Programs. 

Notable Alumni from Berkeley Law

The most notable alumni at UC Berkeley School of Law include: 

  • Mitchell Baker, Mozilla Corporation CEO
  • Whitney Robson Harris, Nuremberg Trials prosecutor
  • Ed Lee, Mayor of San Francisco
  • Edwin Meese, U.S. Attorney General
  • G. William Miller, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and Chair of the Federal Reserve
  • Dean Rusk, U.S. Secretary of State
  • Terdema Ussery, Dallas Mavericks CEO
  • Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States

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Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 4,430 lawyers who graduated from University of California Berkeley School of Law is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from University of California Berkeley School of Law and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. These include lawyers in California and across the U.S. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended University of California Berkeley School of Law.

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Elliot Jason Conn (2011)
Conn Law, PC
San Francisco, CA
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Peter Michael Liss (1983)
Peter M. Liss, Criminal Defense Attorney
Vista, CA
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Vania Mia Chaker (2000)
www.VaniaChaker.com
San Diego, CA
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Frank D Russo (1976)
Russo Mediation and Law
Napa, CA
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Emily Hill (2004)
Law Office of Emily S. Hill, P.C.
Eugene, OR
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

202220212020
Completed Applications6,7227,9485,667
Total Offers8381,0861,220
Acceptance Rate12.47%13.66%21.53%
LSAT Score Median170169168
LSAT Score Low167165163
LSAT Score High172171170
Undergraduate GPA Median3.833.833.81
Undergraduate GPA Low3.743.743.65
Undergraduate GPA High3.903.923.93
Total Graduates358328329

Bar Exam Statistics

202220212020
Total First Time Takers346337301
Total Passed323320291
School's Bar Passage Rate93.35%94.55%96.67%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate74.41%78.14%78.58%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate18.9416.8118.09

Tuition and Expenses

202220212020
Tuition Full Time Resident$56$62$30
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$65$68$31
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses$38$31$32
Off Campus Living Expenses$38$31$32

Grants and Scholarships

202220212020
Total Students Reciving Grants939738683
Total Percentage Receiving Grants86%70%69%
Average Grant Amount - Median$25.00--
Average Grant Amount - Low$7.00--
Average Grant Amount - High$30.00--

Students and Faculty

202220212020
Student-to-Faculty Ratio3.13.73.3
Total Students1,0931,047994
Total Students Male370403409
Total Students Female629671632
Total Faculty349284302
Total Faculty Male177153183
Total Faculty Female172131119
Total Faculty Minorities666164

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare University of California Berkeley School of Law to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2021 National Rankings - University of California Berkeley School of Law


#10 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.83
University of California Berkeley School of Law is tied for #10 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.83) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#11 in Acceptance Rate - 13.66%
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #11 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 13.66% among those who applied for admission.

#39 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 3.7
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #39 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 3.7 faculty ratio

#5 in Median LSAT - 169
University of California Berkeley School of Law is tied for #5 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 169 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#17 in Bar Passage Rate - 94.55%
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #17 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#10 in Highest Tuition - $62
University of California Berkeley School of Law is tied for #10 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#44 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 21.48%
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #44 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (21.48%).

#55 in Presence of Female Faculty - 46%
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #55 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (46%).

Contact the Berkeley Law

University of California Berkeley School of Law
225 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720
www.law.berkeley.edu
Fax: 510-643-6222
Phone: 510-642-2274

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