Application Form & Deadline

The application for the J.S.D. program is now open!

APPLY: Click here to apply for the J.S.D. program that starts in Fall 2023.

The deadline* to apply is February 1, 2023.

Click here to review the full J.S.D. application instructions.

*The application deadline is the date by which the online application form must be submitted and supporting materials must be sent to LSAC. Berkeley Law is aware that it takes a few weeks for LSAC to evaluate and assemble documents from the time they are received; as long as supporting materials are sent by the deadline they are considered on time.

Need help?

If you experience technical difficulties in using LSAC’s online application, contact LSAC or email

If you still need help, email the Advanced Degree Programs Office. If you cannot apply online due to extenuating circumstances such as lack of Internet, you may request a paper application form by emailing the Advanced Degree Programs Office.