With a particular focus on gender, Patricia Sellers will examine how this trajectory ties into current issues of reparations for slavery and colonialism.
Lecturer in Law
- B.A. Hampshire College, 1994
- J.D. UCLA School of Law, 2000
Hillary Slevin received her B.A. from Hampshire College in 1994 and her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 2000. While at UCLA, she was an assistant editor of the UCLA Women’s Law Journal. After graduation, Slevin worked as a law clerk in the Family Law Department of the Los Angeles Superior Court. She was also a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Bancroft-Whitney Award in Family Law.
Slevin opened her own law practice, the Law Offices of Hillary Slevin, which focuses on family law, in 2012. Prior to opening her own practice, Slevin worked as an attorney at Trope and Trope LLP for nearly nine years, and was lead counsel in over 200 cases involving marriage dissolution, domestic partnership, and child custody. She has been qualified as an expert witness on issues of California Community Property in the Superior Court of Québec.
Slevin was selected as a Southern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, and as a Super Lawyer in 2015, 2016, and 2017.