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Violeta Alvarez ’21

Passionate about anything pertaining to the prison industrial complex.

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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.

Career interests

Transactional work with social enterprises; government and policy work.

Dream job

Opening my own firm specializing in criminal defense and immigration.

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