Mireille Butler

  • Director, LLM Legal Research & Writing Program
  • mbutler@law.berkeley.edu
  • Tel: 510-642-4205
  • 458 Boalt Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 MC:7200

Mireille Butler heads a faculty of experienced legal skills instructors as Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program for LLM students. Mireille received her first degree in law from the University of Bordeaux, France, where she was first in her class. She also received a J.D. degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, where she graduated Order of the Coif. She was most recently the Director of Legal Research and Writing at Pepperdine University School of Law, a position that she held since 2011, and where she formerly served as an Assistant Dean and Director of Career Development. She has experience as a senior recruiting manager at three multi-national law firms in California, and earlier in her career practiced business law at firms in Seattle and St. Louis. She speaks French and Spanish fluently.


Certificate in English Law, University of Warwick (1991)
Maitrise, droit civil et droit des affaires, University of Bordeaux School of Law (1992)
J.D., Washington University School of Law (1996)