Roger Lin is a Clinical Supervising Attorney in UC Berkeley’s Environmental Law Clinic. He has practiced law in the public interest for over ten years, instructed the Environmental Justice course at Berkeley Law for three years, and will continue to explore the intersection of racial justice and the environment with students in the Clinic.
Roger was formerly a Staff Attorney at Communities for a Better Environment, where he represented low-income communities and communities of color in a variety of climate justice campaigns. Roger then joined the Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment as a Senior Attorney to continue similar advocacy in the San Joaquin Valley. He has extensive experience in environmental and civil rights litigation and was recently appointed to the State’s Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group to advise the California Public Utilities and Energy Commissions on best practices to increase the siting of renewable resources in areas of the state most impacted by industrial pollution.
Roger is a graduate of Stanford University and Golden Gate University School of Law.