Some of the Ways We Support Our Students:
The Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy provides opportunities for students to collaborate and compete through real-world experiences and diverse extracurricular activities that enrich the law school experience.
- The Lowell Milken Institute-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs will award a $100,000 prize to a third-year UCLA Law student. The competition recognizes student innovation and leadership and supports the real-world launch of promising new business ventures. Details about the competition will be posted soon.
- Among the most coveted honors at UCLA School of Law is the Bruce I. Hochman Award for Excellence in the Study of Tax Law, a $15,000 award presented to the student in the graduating class who has demonstrated outstanding proficiency in the field . . . more
- The Global Business and Policy Forum is a joint venture of the Lowell Milken Institute and the Center for Global Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. The forum is intended to bring law and business students together for a lecture followed by a discussion at dinner. Recent topics have included High Frequency Trading, Digital Currency and the Future of Money, and Immigration in the Global Economy . . . more
- Each year, the Institute supports the Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Joint Venture Challenge which brings together students from UCLA School of Law and Anderson School of Business. Participating students are divided into teams of three to four students, each team with a mixture of law and business students . . . more
- The UCLA Business Law Breakfast Series provides an informal venue for the discussion of current business law issues with the region’s business and legal communities. It offers a networking opportunity for our students to get to know professionals in the community including attorneys, accountants, investment bankers and academics. Past speakers include Doug Rand, Assistant Director for Entrepreneurship, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, discussing the JOBS Act and its importance to entrepreneurs and Professor Michael Dorff discussing his new book “Indispensable and Other Myths: Why the CEO Pay Experiment Failed and How to Fix It” . . . more
- The Institute works closely with student organizations at UCLA School of Law, which promote awareness of issues and opportunities in the business law field. Organizations include the Business Law Association, the Law and Entrepreneurship Society, the Real Estate Law Association, the Tax and Estate Planning Association and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinic.