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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

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Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 4,894 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. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended University of California Berkeley School of Law

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Peter Michael Liss (1983)
Peter M. Liss, Criminal Defense Attorney
Vista, CA
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Elliot Jason Conn (2011)
Conn Law, PC
San Francisco, CA
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Emily Hill (2004)
Law Office of Emily S. Hill, P.C.
Eugene, OR
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Vania Mia Chaker (2000)
www.VaniaChaker.com
San Diego, CA
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Paul R. Johnson (1984)
KIng & Spalding LLP
San Francisco, CA
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

201920182017
Completed Applications5,8436,0195,466
Total Offers1,1501,1851,266
Acceptance Rate19.68%19.69%23.16%
LSAT Score Median168168167
LSAT Score Low165165164
LSAT Score High170170168
Undergraduate GPA Median3.813.803.79
Undergraduate GPA Low3.703.643.66
Undergraduate GPA High3.903.903.88
Total Graduates328310308

Bar Exam Statistics

201920182017
Total First Time Takers324301295
Total Passed294273269
School's Bar Passage Rate90.74%90.70%91.19%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate71.95%65.37%69.79%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate18.7925.3321.40

Tuition and Expenses

201920182017
Tuition Full Time Resident$52,016$54,132$49,364
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$55,346$58,082$53,315
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses$31$28,132$26,380
Off Campus Living Expenses$31$28,132$26,380

Grants and Scholarships

201920182017
Total Students Reciving Grants668608595
Total Percentage Receiving Grants68%64%64%
Average Grant Amount - Median$25,000.00$22,500.00$10,000.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$15,000.00$9,838.00$2,500.00
Average Grant Amount - High$32,500.00$30,000.00$13,750.00

Students and Faculty

201920182017
Student-to-Faculty Ratio3.4:13.5:13.1:1
Total Students986976937
Total Students Male388391373
Total Students Female595583563
Total Faculty291275306
Total Faculty Male170162177
Total Faculty Female120113129
Total Faculty Minorities535060

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.

2019 National Rankings - University of California Berkeley School of Law


#8 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.81
University of California Berkeley School of Law is tied for #8 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.81) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#14 in Acceptance Rate - 19.68%
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #14 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 19.68% among those who applied for admission.

#33 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 3.4:1
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #33 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 3.4:1 faculty ratio

#6 in Median LSAT - 168
University of California Berkeley School of Law is tied for #6 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 168 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#31 in Bar Passage Rate - 90.74%
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #31 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#41 in Highest Tuition - $52,016
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #41 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#52 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 18.21%
University of California Berkeley School of Law ranks #52 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (18.21%).

#78 in Presence of Female Faculty - 41%
University of California Berkeley School of Law is tied for #78 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (41%).

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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