David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy

Student Receives Beverly Hills Bar Foundation Scholarship

June 23, 2015 – Han Lu ’16 was one of five local law students to receive a Beverly Hills Bar Foundation (BHBF) Scholarship, which are presented to academically gifted students involved in public service work. The scholarship was presented at the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s 61st Annual Supreme Court Luncheon, which was held on June 2, 2015 at Montage Beverly Hills. UCLA School of Law alumnus Ronald Brown ’79, Los Angeles County public defender and a former BHBA scholarship recipient, spoke at the event about the impact of the scholarship on his career.

Han is deeply committed to criminal justice work, racial and social justice movements and direct legal services. At UCLA Law, he is a member of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy and Critical Race Studies Program. He has interned at A New Way of Life Reentry Project, assisting incarcerated clients as they return to community life, and at Uncommon Law, assisting and representing clients at parole hearings. He graduated from UC Berkeley Phi Beta Kappa and with highest honors, where he studied Historical Sociology.