Rebecca J. Aviel

Professor; Maxine Kurtz Fac Rsch Scholar

  • Faculty


Constitutional Law, Family and Domestic Relations, Legal Ethics and Legal Profession

Professional Biography

Professor Aviel is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School. She clerked for Judge Barry Silverman of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and practiced in the litigation department of Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco. She also spent two years as a staff attorney for the Ninth Circuit, specializing in civil rights, immigration, habeas corpus, and criminal appeals. Professor Aviel's research and teaching interests include family law, legal profession and professional responsibility, and constitutional law.


  • BA, Anthropology, Yale University
  • JD, Law, Harvard Law School

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Licensed attorney