Celebrating UCLA Law's Class of 2021

At UCLA Law's 70th commencement we recognize the accomplishments of our newest alumni.

View the of the law school’s virtual commencement ceremony, in-person graduation recognition, and tribute videos.

UCLA Law Celebrates 70th Commencement

Ted LieuUCLA School of Law celebrated the Class of 2021 in a graduation ceremony that streamed live on the internet on May 21. The event featured live remarks, delivered from the law school, by keynote speaker U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-California) and UCLA Law Dean Jennifer Mnookin. Additional speakers included Professor of the Year honoree Jennifer Chacón, J.D. graduate Jazmine Buckley, LL.M. graduate Hala Khalil, M.L.S. graduate Miranda Wilcox. Graduating J.D. student Ryann Garcia offered the land acknowledgement and UCLA Law’s musical group LawCappella sang the national anthem. Graduating students were also treated to recorded messages from faculty members and special guests, including UCLA and NBA legend Bill Walton, as well as law school alumni Judge Paul Watford ’94 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ’91 (D-New York).

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Past Commencement Videos

  • 2020

    UCLA Law's virtual 2020 commencement and tribute videos.

  • 2019

    Commencement address by Jessie Kornberg '07, President and CEO of Bet Tzedek Legal Services.

  • 2018

    Commencement address from Gene D. Block, Chancellor of the University of California, Los Angeles.

  • 2017

    Commencement address by The Honorable Paul J. Watford, Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

  • 2016

    Commencement address by The Honorable Goodwin H. Liu, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court.

  • 2015

    Commencement address by Martine Rothblatt, ’81, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., Co-CEO of United Therapeutics Corporation.

  • 2014

    Commencement address by The Honorable John Paul Stevens, Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court (Ret.).

  • 2013

    Commencement address by Hilda L. Solis, Former United States Secretary of Labor.

  • 2012

    Commencement address by Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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