Public Interest and Pro Bono Graduation

The Public Interest and Pro Bono Graduation honors and thanks graduating Berkeley Law JD and LLM students who have demonstrated a commitment to public interest, pro bono, and social justice work.

Graduating students will be honored who have done any one of the following:

These awards are also announced at the Public Interest and Pro Bono Graduation:

This year, we will only be presenting the above awards in person at the award ceremony. This distribution will be recorded and available for viewing after the reception. 

The entire Berkeley Law community is invited, and family and friends of graduating students who are being honored are welcome and encouraged to attend.


2023 Details

This year, the Public Interest Working Group has opted for a hybrid ceremony and reception.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

6- 6:45 PM- Award Ceremony in Booth Auditorium

6:45- 7:30 PM- Reception on Steinhart Courtyard & the Rooftop Patio at Berkeley Law


Hosted By

// Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice

// Clinical Program

// Career Development Office

// Pro Bono Program

// Advanced Degree Program

// Field Placement Program

// Civil Justice Research Initiative