Professional Development for Practicing Attorneys
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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.
- 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 2020
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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 will be offered during summer 2020. Please note this list is subject to change.
|Course||Dates||Meeting Day / Time||Faculty||Units|
|Negotiations||May 22-23, 2020||Friday 2pm-6:10pm
|M&A||May 19-June 5, 2020
(no class May 25)
|VC in Practice||May 19-June 2, 2020||Tuesdays and Thursdays 2pm-4:30pm||Herb Fockler||1|
|Contracts||June 10-26, 2020||Monday-Friday 9am-noon||Abbye Atkinson||3|
|Blockchain for Lawyers*||June 23-26, 2020||Tuesday-Friday 2pm-5:15pm||Brian Israel||1|
|Information Privacy Law||June 10-26, 2020||Monday-Friday 9am-noon||Paul Schwartz||3|
|VC in Practice||June 12-13, 2020||Friday 2pm-6:10pm
|Adam Sterling and Scott James||1|
|Entertainment Law||July 10-11, 2020||Friday 2pm-6:10pm
|Rafael Gomez Cabrera||1|
|Antitrust||June 30-July 17, 2020
(no class July 3)
|IP Law||June 30-July 17, 2020
(no class July 3)
|Monday-Friday 9am-noon||Shyam Balganesh||3|
|Business Associations||July 22-August 7, 2020||Monday-Friday 9am-noon||Stavros Gadinis||3|
|Transactional Drafting||July 24-25, 2020||Friday 2pm-6:10pm
|Cybersecurity||July 22-28, 2020||Monday-Friday
|Law & Technology|
*Blockchain for Lawyers can count toward either a Business Law or a Law & Technology certificate.
Tuition is based upon the total number of units taken. Add up the number of units associated with your desired schedule and use the chart below to calculate your total tuition.
|Total number of units||Total Tuition|
|3||$6,500 ($3K + $2K + $1.5K = $6.5K)|
|5||$9,500 ($3K + $2K + $1.5K + $1.5K + $1.5K= $9.5K)|
All prices are in US Dollars.