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Applicants and Incoming 1Ls


     Berkeley is a great place to live for people with disabilities, but getting here and starting law school can be somewhat unnerving.  If you're thinking of coming to Boalt, or you are already on your way, feel free to contact us once you've been offered admission and
we'll do what we can to help.

Among other things, we can help with:

  • Advice on getting housing, finding a good doctor, and tapping into community resources available for people with disabilities
  • Candid information about access at Boalt and in Berkeley
  • Names and phone numbers of various resources in the area
  • Information about what to expect your first year of law school
Current Students

     BDLS is not just for students with disabilities.  The group offers a number of opportunities to hold positions of authority, meet experts on disability law, and get involved in efforts to make the community more accessible.  There are no fees or other requirements to be a member.

In addition, BDLS offers:

  • Speakers on various disability law issues
  • Advocacy help in getting the accommodations you need
  • Advise on courses and professors
  • Outlines for specific Boalt courses
  • A nifty office for members to study, store books, or hang out in
If you'd like to join our mailing list or have questions about the group, please contact us.