Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Clinical Student Award

Given to one student or team at each law school that has demonstrated excellence in a clinic.


Camila Gonzalez

Francine Diaz Memorial Award

The graduating students whose studies and career plans best reflect Francine's commitment to social justice for women of color.


Safa Ansari-Bayegan
Henna Kaur Kaushal
Anya Ku

Anthony F. Dragonette Award in Civil Trial Practice

The top graduating student in civil trial practice.


Nick Cotter

Jamison Prize for Scholarship and Advocacy

The student who has best demonstrated the combined attributes of scholarship and advocacy.


Ryan Sun

Pro Bono Champion Award

The graduating students who best exemplify a commitment to and the values of pro bono work.


Alex Copper
Kiki Tapiero

Brian M. Sax '69 Prize for Excellence in Clinical Advocacy

Students who participated in a Berkeley Law clinic and displayed excellence in advocacy, professional judgment, collaboration, and reflection.


Savannah Reid

Honorable Mention

Bill Nguyen

Eleanor Swift Award for Public Service

Given to exceptional students, staff, of faculty who performed outstanding work to strengthen Berkeley Law’s commitment to public service.

Student Winner

Safa Ansari-Bayegan

Student Services Award

The student who best embodies service to the law school in particular and the broader community in general.


Debbie Oh

Thelen Marrin Prize for Academics

The graduating student with the strongest academic record in the class.


Sanjana Parikh

Thelen Marrin Prize for Writing

The graduating student who has written the best article for one of the legal journals published at Berkeley Law.


Annie Sloan, for her article “‘What to do about Batson?’: Using a Court Rule to Address Implicit Bias in Jury Selection,” published in the February 2020 issue of California Law Review.