Meet our students

Come courtside and find out about the Melbourne JD student experience.

The Melbourne JD is a graduate law degree that leads to a diverse range of careers from legal practice, through to business, government and community organisations. Hear from some of our students about their experience, tips for the LSAT and their advice for studying law.

Meet Jennifer 

Jennifer is a second year JD student and is Internal Competitions Director of the Melbourne University Law Students’ Society. Jennifer completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Criminology and Sociology at the University of Melbourne before commencing the JD. Jennifer’s favourite subjects in the JD so far have been Obligations and Contracts. In her free time, Jennifer does volunteer tutoring at the Richmond Housing Commissions.

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Meet Megan

Megan is a second year JD student, who completed a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Criminology, and Politics and International studies. Outside of law school, Megan volunteers for a gender-equality NGO and is passionate about intersectional policy reform. In her free time, Megan loves to run and going on hikes.

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Meet Chris

Chris is a second year JD student who previously completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Media and Communications and Politics and International Studies. He's not entirely sure where he wants to take his JD, but is keen to combine his BA and professional experience in technology, marketing and communications with his legal studies. In his free time, Chris is an avid baker and is developing an unhealthy TikTok obsession.

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Meet Michelle

Michelle is a second year JD student and the Vice President of the Global Law Students Association. She completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Geography and Sociology before coming to Law School. Michelle’s favourite subject in the JD has been Torts, and in her spare time she enjoys learning to play golf. Michelle is considering a career in construction or tax law.

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Meet Emilly

Emilly is a second year JD student and runs the Stepping Stones mentoring program for the Melbourne University Law Students' Society. Emilly completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne before coming to Law School. Emilly's favourite subject in the JD has been Torts. In her free time, Emilly likes to play tennis.

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Meet Kevin

Kevin is a second year JD student, who has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and International Studies. Before coming to Law School, Kevin worked as a marketing and communications professional in London. Kevin was a member of the 2020 Jessup Moot team. In his free time, Kevin enjoys playing the piano and singing.

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Meet Lauren

Lauren is a second year JD student. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Criminology at the University of Melbourne. Lauren was part of the 2020 Jessup Moot team, which has been her favourite experience at Law School.

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