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Participate in a Berkeley Law JD Skills Class with the OPTION of earning 1 unit of LS 199
Individual Research Credit
In Spring 2023, undergraduates will have a unique opportunity to play the role of witnesses in a Berkeley Law JD Professional Skills Class (Depositions: Law 246.3), taught by Professor Henry Hecht.
Professor Hecht seeks six (6) students to serve as role-playing witnesses. Students selected will be expected to prepare in advance by reading a witness statement and a limited amount of background material. Witnesses will then be expected to participate during the semester in six (6) Tuesday afternoon classes from 3:35 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., on February 7, February 14, March 7, March 14, April 11, and April 18. During those classes, you will play the role of a witness for either the plaintiff or the defendant in a mock case. Students selected must be able to commit to attending all six (6) Tuesday afternoon classes.
students, working in small groups, simulate the process of preparing witnesses for their
depositions and then taking as well as defending their depositions. Practicing Bay Area lawyers attend these sessions, observe the law students in action, and critique their performances. (Note: A deposition is a pre-trial legal procedure in which witnesses in a civil lawsuit answer questions by the opposing parties under oath, typically in a law office rather than a courtroom, without a judge present.)
and to see it in operation. In addition, it will provide you with a chance to meet and talk with
Berkeley Law students and Bay Area attorneys.
Please apply by e-mail to Monique Sanchez, the Faculty Support Assistant to Professor Hecht, at email@example.com, by no later than Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Please include both the words “Application to be a Witness” and also your last name in the subject line of your e-mail. In your cover message, please include a brief statement about why you are interested in taking part in this class; and attach your resume.
Students' applications will be reviewed by Professor Hecht, and he will notify students of his
decisions by no later than Friday, January 27, at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
OPTION: Earn 1 Unit of LS 199 Course Credit for Supervised Independent Research with
Requirements for LS 199 credit:
i. Attend all six (6) class role playing sessions, and prepare for the role plays;
ii. Take notes on what you did and what you observed, preferably in a small note pad,
organized by the date of the session; and submit the raw, handwritten pages along
with your final paper;
iii. Read materials, posted on bCourses, on participant observation methods; and consider
how those method(s) apply to your own experience;
iv. Read two chapters, posted on bCourses, from Robert Kagan’s Adversarial Legalism:
The American Way of Law, focusing especially on Chapter 6, which mentions
v. Papers will be graded on a P/NP basis by Professor Perry.
If you want to pursue this option, specify that in your cover message to Professor Hecht when you apply; and he will let Professor Perry know.
If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate in any of our information sessions, please contact Chelsea Hackett at firstname.lastname@example.org with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7-10 days in advance of the event.
If you're not able to attend this event, please visit our website for other ways to connect and learn about the school. We hope to see you there!
Sincerely, Office of J.D. Admissions
- Responsible for TSC maintenance responsibilities to ensure our physical and virtual spaces are organized and actively engaging with our community (examples include: responding to emails and messages, tracking TSC inventory, updating the TSC resource site, and upkeeping of community space)
- Being the first point of contact for visitors at our community space by having a presence at our front desk at 100 Chavez to ensure helpful services for students, and oversee the maintenance of the Center and equipment.
Hello everyone! I am a Berkeley alum and I work at GW Law Group, an immigration law firm in the heart of Oakland. We are looking for qualified people to join our team! We are looking for two individuals to add to our team who can commit at least 16-20 hours per week part-time, with the possibility of a full-time position at the end of the 90-day probationary period.
We are looking for Applicants who are proficient to fluent in either Spanish or Russian. Applicants must be in their Senior year at Cal with graduation in Fall 2022, Spring/Summer 2023, or have recently graduated. Applicants MUST have excellent writing and critical thinking skills.
We do anything from deportation defense to all sorts of visas, asylums, inadmissibility waivers, etc. We also do cases in the personal injury field. A lot of what we do intersects with other types of law such as criminal defense, family law, and probate law. You would work closely with the attorneys and are responsible for cases from start to finish. We write motions for court, translate documents, prepare clients for their hearings, prepare the necessary paperwork, do extensive legal research, and work directly with the clients. It’s a small boutique firm so we really do get a lot of hands-on experience.
Prior legal/ law firm experience is not necessary, but you must have a passion for learning and an interest in law. We are looking for people who are fluent in Spanish and/or Russian, have excellent writing skills, and can advocate for others, however, anyone is welcome to apply. If you or someone you know is interested, send me your resume and transcripts to email@example.com. Regards,
David A. Lopez
The Ella Baker Center of Human Rights is holding their annual Holiday Mailing
to almost 9,000 people inside prisons and jail. Sign holiday cards,
donate stamps, stuff envelopes, and drop them off at the post office
to send warmth and cheer to our community inside!
8) FAO S. Fllwshp Info Sess
FAO S. Fllwshp Info Sess
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 9:30-10:15 AM PST
The FAO Schwarz Fellowship is one of very few paid two-year fellowships
in social change and offers excellent preparation for a career in nonprofits
and public service. The Fellowship also prepares students interested in
applying to graduate programs related to policy, education,
social work or management.
9) Pub Svc Fllwshp
Pub Svc Fllwshp
Thursday, December 8, 2022 | 4:00-5:00 PM
The John Gardner Fellowship at UC Berkeley selects three seniors and provides each a $47,000 stipend to work in the governmental or nonprofit organization that dfmost closely fits their public-sector interests for 10 months after graduation.
10) RIW Fllwshp
Application deadline: Sunday, December 18, 2022
Gain real world policy experience through placement in an
8-week (paid) summer internship in Washington, DC.
Fellows will participate in a program focused on policy and
leadership skills training, ahead of their summer internship experience.
Fully funded housing and public transportation for the duration of the internship.
11) Roosevelt Fllwshp
Application deadline: Sunday, December 18, 2022
Emerging Fellows are paid and will be deeply supported in their research and policy writing, with opportunities for mentorship and exploration of graduate school pathways.
12) Colorado Law
Wednesdays, January 18, 2023 - March 1, 2023
This seven-week series in Spring 2023 will focus on cutting-edge legal issues
in the news. Each week, a Colorado Law professor will present on a different topic.
*All participants in Mini Law School who apply to the University of Colorado Law School will have their law school application fees waived
13) The White House Fllwshp
The White House Fllwshp
Application deadline: Friday, January 6, 2023
White House Fellowships offer exceptional emerging leaders first-hand
experience working at the highest levels of the Federal government.
Selected individuals typically spend a year working as a full-time, paid
Fellow to senior White House Staff, Cabinet Secretaries, and other top-ranking
14) Capital Fllws Prog
Capital Fllws Prog
Application deadline: Monday, February 6, 2023
The Capital Fellows Programs are nationally recognized public policy fellowships
offering unique experiences in policy-making and development in each branch of
California state government. Fellows work as full-time, paid staff members in the
State Assembly, State Senate, Executive Branch, or the Judiciary.
15) Intl Affairs Su Prog
Intl Affairs Su Prog
Application deadline: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program offers a six-week summer
enrichment program designed to provide undergraduate students with an
appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs.
*Students from underrepresented minority groups, women, and those with
financial need to are encouraged to apply!