University of California at Berkeley’s JD Program


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University of California at Berkeley

Before becoming a tax professional and working as assistant treasury secretary for the United States Treasury Department, Michael Mundaca attended the University of Chicago where he earned a master of arts in philosophy. Michael Mundaca also attended the University of California at Berkeley’s law school where he earned his juris doctor. While Michael was at Berkeley, he was selected to the Order of the Coif, an honorary scholastic society the purpose of which is to encourage excellence in legal education, and served as Senior Executive Editor of the California Law Review.

Founded in 1912 as the School of Jurisprudence, Berkeley Law offers a wide variety of programs for students who are interested in studying the law. For those who desire to pursue a career in the legal profession, Berkeley Law features a JD program that helps to prepare students to pass the bar exam.

One of the premier law schools in the country, the JD program at Berkeley Law accepts about one applicant for every ten that apply. The program’s curriculum for first year students includes subjects, such as torts, property laws, contracts, and civil procedures.