Receive Information, Plan a Visit, Meet a Counselor



We welcome you to learn more about Berkeley Law School. Listed below are some of the ways you can connect with an Admissions Office representative.

Attend An Information Session

We encourage you to visit Berkeley Law School and hope that our “Plan Your Visit” section will help you to make the most of your time. We offer school tours followed by a one-hour applicant information session with the Dean of Admissions three times each fall. Time is reserved to answer questions. Find out when the tours and information sessions will be held by accessing the calendar here.

Meet an Admissions Counselor

Admission counselors are available to answer your questions about the J.D. program. Our counseling hours are 9:00-3:00 Monday-Friday. Please let us know your arrival date and time by using our online appointment system.

J.D. Admissions Office
225 Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
(510) 642-2274 office
(510) 643-6222 fax

The Advanced Degree Programs Office handles admissions and inquiries for the LL.M. and J.S.D. degree programs. For information about LL.M. or J.S.D., please telephone +1 (510) 642-1476 or email

Attend A Recruitment Event

Whenever possible, we travel throughout the country to speak at colleges and with student groups and other organizations about our admissions process. You can view our recruiting events calendar here.

Law Admissions Workshop Series (L.A.W.S.)

Hosted by a group of leading law schools, the Law Admissions Workshop Series is held each summer and is designed to provide prospective applicants with information about legal education, the legal profession, and preparing for the process of applying to law school. Admissions Deans from participating schools present a panel discussion followed by a question and answer session. After the panels, representatives from each of the participating schools are available for additional information and discussion during a small format educational fair.

Participating Schools
Berkeley Law School
The University of Chicago Law School
Columbia Law School
Cornell Law School
Duke University School of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Harvard Law School
The University of Michigan Law School
New York University School of Law
Northwestern University School of Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Stanford Law School
University of Virginia School of Law
Yale Law School

Event Information
All events are held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. There is no charge for attendance but online registration is recommended as space is limited. You can register for a workshop here

LAWS events have already taken place this summer in Washington, D.C., New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Silicon Valley.

The 2017 LAWS event schedule will appear here in the spring.