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Alec Weiss, Berkeley Public Interest Law Fellow, holds a J.D. from the U.C. Berkeley School of Law and a B.A. in Philosophy and Linguistics from Rice University. Alec joined UnCommon Law in 2019. During his time in law school, Alec Co-Directed the Community Restorative Justice Project, working alongside participants in the Restorative Justice program at San Quentin State Prison. Alec also participated in the Death Penalty Clinic, the East Bay Community Law Center’s Health and Welfare Practice, and served as a research assistant for the Government Alliance on Race and Equity. Alec interned for Judge Donato of the Northern District of California and at the Bronx Defenders where he provided legal services to address the collateral civil consequences of criminal arrests.