Summer Courses

Professional Development for Practicing Attorneys

Registration is now closed for Summer 2019 Executive Courses. Add yourself to our Notify Me list and we’ll contact you when it reopens for Summer 2020.

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Berkeley Law offers lawyers the opportunity to enroll in single courses in the areas of business law, law and technology, or a package of courses culminating in a certificate. These courses and certificates are offered through Berkeley Law’s Executive Education program from mid-May through mid-August.

Eligibility Requirements

  • LL.M. degree, J.D. degree, and/or a minimum three years of professional experience in law-related or relevant field
  • English language fluency as evidenced by a TOEFL score of 100 or higher, or a successful phone interview with a member of the admissions committee (waived for Berkeley Law alumni)

Courses Offered | Summer 2019

Summer 2020 courses will be announced in the Spring. Sign up on our Notify Me list to be informed when registration opens.

Executive summer course participants attend classes along with students in the LL.M. professional track and are taught by Berkeley Law faculty.* Courses vary from one week to three weeks in length. Please see below for dates and times. Course descriptions are linked to course titles.

*Executive course participants attend on a non-degree basis (not matriculated). They do not earn academic credit, take a final exam, receive a grade or an official UC Berkeley transcript.

The following courses were offered during summer 2019. The list may change next summer.

Course Dates Meeting Day / Time Faculty Units
Negotiations (class full)
Transactional Drafting (class full)
IP Law
M&A (class full / waitlist available)
VC in Practice
Information Privacy Law
Entertainment Law
Blockchain for Lawyers*
Business Associations


Business Law
Law & Technology

*Blockchain for Lawyers can count toward either a Business Law or a Law & Technology certificate.


Pricing will be announced in Spring 2020.