Info Sessions & Presentations

2020 Events Calendar



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The Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment. For any federal student loan borrower.

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Thursday, July 16, 11:00 am PST

AccessLex Institute

Your PSLF Action Plan Webinar
For any federal student loan borrower who intends to pursue 10-year Public Service Loan Forgiveness.


Monday, July 13, 3:00 pm PST

AccessLex Institute

Student Debt Relief Basics: 
How to Repay Your Loans and Earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness.


Thursday, July 23, 1:00 pm PST

Thursday, August 27, 1:00 pm PST

Thursday, September 24, 1:00 pm PST

Thursday, October 22, 1:00 pm PST

Equal Justice Works

Preparing for a Career in Public Service:
What you should be doing now to manage your student debt.


Recorded on Wednesday, February 26, 12:00 pm PST

Equal Justice Works

Managing your Money During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Steps for navigating this and any financial crisis. Topics include organizing financial accounts and debt, bridging unemployment and income uncertainty, the CARES Act, and stimulus checks.

Tuesday, July 30, 12:00 pm PST

AccessLex Institute

Maximizing Your Law School Dollars: This webinar will review the financial aid process and the basics of student loans, and we’ll discuss strategies for reducing your indebtedness while in law school.


AccessLex Institute

Financing Your Legal Education: This webinar will discuss the costs of pursuing legal education, describe the financial aid application process, review the available financing options and identify ways to prepare financially so you can achieve your goals.

Monday, July 20, 3:00 pm PST

Tuesday, July 28, 9:00 am PST

AccessLex Institute




LRAP and Loan Repayment for Public Interest Graduates (view a recording of this presentation here)

When: Wednesday, March 4, 12:50 pm – 2:00 pm PST
Where: 132 Law Building

Join the Berkeley Law Financial Aid Office for a presentation about how to manage your student loans after graduation. We’ll talk about the different repayment plans, the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, and Berkeley Law’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) for public interest graduates. This presentation will give you a better idea of how these programs interact and how you can utilize them after graduation. Relevant for all J.D. student with federal student loans, particularly those interested in pursuing public interest careers and 3Ls who are approaching graduation and loan repayment.


The Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment (postponed)

When: Thursday, March 19, 12:50 pm – 2:00 pm PST
Where: 105 Law Building

Student loan repayment can feel overwhelming, but you can chart a path to a debt-free future. Covering all of the essential details, including federal repayment plan options, consolidation, loan forgiveness and more, this workshop will provide the information and next steps you need to get you on the road to zero student debt. Relevant for any student with loans, especially graduating students. Hosted by the Law Office of Financial Aid and presented by Jennifer Knight from AccessLex Institute.


Know Your Rights: COVID-19 and Student Loans (webinar) (view a recording of this presentation here)

When: Wednesday, April 15, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST
Where: Zoom

If you’re a student loan borrower, you might have noticed a lot of changes to your account in the past few weeks. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress, the President, the Department of Education, and loan servicers have taken action to reduce interest, suspend payments, and implement other protective measures. If you’re interested in learning more about these changes and your rights as a borrower, please join us for this informational webinar followed by a Q&A.

This webinar is relevant for any federal student loan borrowers, including Berkeley Law current students, alumni, staff, and faculty.

Webinar presenters will be Amanda Prasuhn, Associate Director of Berkeley Law’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program, and Suzanne Martindale, Senior Policy Counsel and Western States Legislative Manager for Consumer Reports, and Student Loan Law lecturer at Berkeley Law.


Recorded Presentations

Life After Law School: Loan Repayment & Forgiveness for Public Interest Graduates (audio & PDF available) March 2020
Know Your Rights: COVID-19 and Student Loans (recorded Zoom meeting & Google Slides available) April 2020


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