Meet Our Students

With one of the most diverse and distinguished advanced law degree programs in the United States, Berkeley Law attracts some of the world’s most talented and promising legal minds every year.

Meet some of our outstanding students and learn about the impactful work they are doing here in Berkeley and around the world. 


Global Blue New Deal

LL.M. student Andreas Aditya Salim is one of 15 leaders of the Sustainable Ocean Alliance Youth Policy Advisory Council, which recently published the Global Blue New Deal, a detailed vision for confronting ocean decline.

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Three Unique Journeys

Shabna, Anais, and Caroline


Join Shabna, Anais, and Caroline as they recount their journeys to an LL.M. degree and their hopes for the future.

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Student Spotlights

Meet Our Thesis Track Students

LL.M. in the News

LL.M. Program Swings into Summer with New Star Students and Enticing Offerings

Amidst uncertainly and turbulence, the Berkeley Law LL.M. program, students, and faculty endure — and thrive.   


Graphic violence online: Campus human rights lab pioneers safer viewing

LL.M. alumni Pearlé Nwaezeigwe co-created  Rated R, offering tactics from the unique resilience training at Berkeley’s Human Rights Center Investigations Lab to help social media users navigate distressing content.

“Rated R is like a gift to the revolution. It’s public service, … to help people on the street and the healers who help the wounded to bounce back and continue the fight.”

This Marine’s mission ends with a Berkeley graduation and a family reunited

For students in the LL.M. professional track program, the two-summer experience spans the globe and lasts a lifetime.


Students Travel to Tijuana to Provide Legal Help for Migrants Seeking Asylum

Isaac Flegel-Mishlove ‘21, Sophie Allaert LL.M. ‘19, Lee Ann Felder-Heim ‘21, Monica Ramsy ‘19, Deborah Choi ‘20, and Oscar Sarabia Roman ‘21

For most law students, winter break offers a welcome chance to relax. But for 10 Berkeley Law students, it meant a trip to Mexico to provide pro bono help to members of the migrant caravan seeking asylum in the United States.

LL.M. Hybrid Option Student Profiled in the Financial Times

Our LL.M. degree program, mixing campus and online study, offers a more viable alternate path to an LL.M. for many.


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Global Appeal

With its highest enrollment ever, Berkeley Law’s surging LL.M. Program attracts lawyers from around the world.


Former LL.M. Students Honor Memory of Classmate’s Infant Son

Following the tragic passing of a classmate’s infant son, LL.M. students from the Class of 2016 organized the building of a well in Rojhan, Pakistan, near his family’s roots, that bears the boy’s name and serves about 200 people in an impoverished area.

A Berkeley Law First

Despite being at vastly different stages in their careers, father-son LL.M. students Jean-Luc and Marc Fournier will both graduate with the Class of 2018.

Endless Summer

For students in the LL.M. professional track program, the two-summer experience spans the globe and lasts a lifetime.

New Online LL.M. Courses Expand Berkeley Law’s Global Reach

Part-online, part-in-residence, Berkeley Law’s new hybrid LL.M. option is geared toward working professionals who cannot take a full year or two summers away from work and personal commitments.