Meet our students

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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 six of our students about their experience, their tips for the LSAT and their advice for studying law.

Meet Nathan 

Nathan is a final-year JD student and works part-time as both a paralegal and legal research assistant in Melbourne's CBD. Nathan completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and Criminology at the University of Melbourne. His favourite subject in the JD has been Corporations Law. In his spare time, Nathan likes working out at the gym and dining out with friends.

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Meet Sharmera 

Sharmera is a second year JD student and is the Public Law Officer of the Melbourne University Law Students' Society.  She completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Philosophy before coming to Law School. Sharmera also works as a Paralegal and enjoys cooking.

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Meet Jared

Jared is in his final year of the JD and works as a Law Clerk in Melbourne's CBD. He completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Biology in Canada. Jared tutors in the Law School's Academic Skills Centre and his favourite subjects in the JD have been Administrative Law and Criminal Law. In his spare time, Jared enjoys exploring Melbourne and reading.

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Meet Sarah

Sarah is a second year JD student and is the Competitions Director of the Melbourne University Law Students' Society. Sarah completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics and Management before coming to Law School. Sarah's favourite subject in the JD has been Contracts. In her free time, Sarah takes Danish language classes.

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Meet Will 

Will is a second year JD student, his favourite subject in the JD has been Torts and Contracts. Will completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Criminology. He works as a Paralegal at a firm in Essendon as well as Guest Services at the Melbourne Aquarium. Will enjoys the occasional video game and umpiring football.

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Meet Stella

Stella is a second year JD student and is the secretary of the Public Interest Law Network at Melbourne Law School. Prior to starting the JD, Stella completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in criminology and sociology. Stella is also an intern at JobWatch and loves to paint in her free time.

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