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Meet Our Team

Our Team

  • Kristin Theis-Alvarez

    Kristin Theis-Álvarez

    • Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
    • she/her or they/them

    Kristin Theis-Álvarez (she/her/they) is the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Berkeley Law. Dean Álvarez has worked in Berkeley Law’s JD Admissions Office since 2007 and leads a variety of outreach, recruitment, and financial aid initiatives for current students and graduates. She is from the Bay Area, attended U.C. Berkeley as an undergraduate, and is a graduate of Stanford Law School. In addition to her role in the JD Admissions Office, Dean Álvarez serves the community in a variety of other capacities, including as current Chair of LSAC’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

  • Joseph Lindsay

    Joseph Lindsay

    • Director of Admissions and Operations
    • he/him or they/them

    Joseph Lindsay (he/they) is the Director of Admissions and Outreach at Berkeley Law. Joseph joined UC Berkeley School of Law in 2017 and has worked in law school admissions and financial aid since 2002.

  • Alice Young

    Alice Young

    • Director of Admissions for Outreach and Recruitment
    • she/her/hers

    Alice Young (she/her) has been working in the JD Admissions Office at Berkeley Law since 2013. She was the first in her family to graduate from college and she also holds a Certificate in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the UC Berkeley Extension. When she is not working, Alice enjoys hiking, exploring new restaurants, and traveling (she has visited 20 countries and counting!).

  • Chelsea Hackett

    Chelsea Hackett

    • Assistant Director of Admissions for Outreach and Recruitment
    • she/her/hers

    Chelsea (she/her) has been with Berkeley Law Admissions since February 2020. She graduated from UCLA and was the first in her family to attend a four-year university. Prior to this role, Chelsea worked in interdisciplinary educational initiatives and in orientation programs at UCLA. Chelsea grew up in six different states and on Guam, but she considers herself to be a Bay Area native.