Teaching & Learning
Violeta Alvarez ’21
Coolest assignment in any class
Mock trial as our final exam.
Most rewarding experiential learning activity
Representing a client under the supervision of the Workers’ Rights Clinic’s attorneys—and obtaining a favorable outcome!
Favorite UC Hastings leadership roles
Co-President of La Raza Law Student Association; acquisitions editor for the Hastings Journal of Crime and Punishment.
Particularly meaningful honor
Nomination as 2018 Woman of the Year by California State Senator Nancy Skinner.
Issues that spark your passion
Anything pertaining to immigration; higher education accessibility for minorities.
Transactional work with social enterprises; government and policy work.
Opening my own firm specializing in criminal defense and immigration.