UCHastings Instagram

          Great photo via Jonathan Novak '79! #Repost @novak_contemporary ・・・ Our building's reflection in the fountain outside #centurycity #reflection #fountain #losangeles #artgallery #vsco
          Instagram Photo Likes bohaanofficial, ketaki.khare, novak_contemporary and 21 others like this.
          Thursday, November 08, 2012

          Mariia Privaltseva, LLM

          Sample alt tag.
          What Brought her to UC Hastings: “Fate.” And an interest in the UCSF/UC Hastings Health Law Consortium. “The law around reproductive medicine is my passion. I chose UC Hastings when I read about the focus on health law here.”

          Mariia Privaltseva

          Candidate: LLM 2013

          Age: 21

          Undergrad: Kyiv University of Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2012

          Languages Spoken: Ukrainian, Russian, English, French. She is working on German and Italian.

          Hometown: Lugansk, Ukraine

          Current Home: Eighth Floor of “The Tower.” “When there is no fog I can see the bay.”

          What Kept Her Busy in Undergrad: Privaltseva worked as a translator and advisor to the president of the World Jurist Association for three years while completing her law school studies. She traveled the world with Valeriy Yevdokymov, then president of the WJA.

          Professional Interest: Privaltseva would like to become a plaintiff’s medical malpractice attorney, specializing in reproductive medicine, here in California. She has already been published in numerous international journals on the topic. Her most recent piece is Legal Regulation for Alternative Methods of Reproduction in Ukraine, published in Theses of Conferences Law Journal, Kyiv, January 2012.

          Personal Diversions: She enjoys quilling and writes historiographic metafiction in her spare time to relax.

          Hidden Talent: She taught belly dancing until a knee injury derailed things.

          What Brought her to UC Hastings:  “Fate.” And an interest in the UCSF/UC Hastings Health Law Consortium.  “The law around reproductive medicine is my passion. I chose UC Hastings when I read about the focus on health law here.”

          What She Loves About San Francisco: “Everyone has a place here. Literally everyone. The city is so accepting. It is a very special city in that way.”

          Look for Her In: Legal Writing and Research with Meri Maffet and Stephen Tollafield, Property with Lois Schwartz, Con Law II with Radhika Rao, and the Law and Health Sciences Concentration with Lois Weithorn. “Con Law is the toughest. My country and America walked completely different historical paths. The principles and beliefs are very different, to the core.”

          The Heart on Her Sleeve: Catch Privaltseva in an embroidered hand-made shirt, part of her national costume, which she wears each August 24 to celebrate Ukraine’s Independence Day, in 1991, from the Soviet Union.

          Go to News Archive

          Share this Story

          Share via Facebook
          Share via TwitterShare via EmailPrint Friendly Version

          Other Recent Stories/ RSS

          Tuesday, July 28, 2015

          Ice Cream Break with Rosanna Marrero Neagle ’81

          We took a moment to catch up with this Board of Trustees member on a hot July afternoon in Oakland.
          Tuesday, July 28, 2015

          Prof. Feldman Advises House Judiciary Committee Members & Staff on Pending Patent Reform Bill, AKA Innovation Act

          “We are speeding down the road and we are going much faster than when this whole thing started.”
          Monday, July 20, 2015

          Q & A with Kevin Sciarani '14

          This recent grad is excelling at Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, one of the nation's top securities litigation firms.
          Thursday, July 16, 2015

          Thinkers & Doers: July 16, 2015

          UC Hastings community members in the news and making moves, July 2, 2015 - July 16, 2015.
          Wednesday, July 15, 2015

          Bringing in the Sabbath at San Quentin

          Rising 2L and Hastings Jewish Law Students Association President Jacob Erez reports.
          Go to News Archive