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Brian HawkinsonBrian Hawkinson

Brian is a recent law graduate excited to begin his career with Haddad & Sherwin LLP. In law school, Brian was a member of UC Hastings’ renowned Moot Court team, winning the 2019 Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition in Madison, WI. In Fall of 2019, he argued a live case at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit through the Hastings Appellate Project, winning a remand for a client facing deportation.

Prior to law school, Brian worked for six years as a high school history teacher, predominantly teaching U.S. History and AP U.S. History. His favorite memories include taking students to compete in National History Day competitions at the state, local, and national levels and chaperoning students on an annual, week-long civil rights field trip to the American South. He credits his teaching experience as fostering his interest in constitutional law and revitalizing his passion for learning.

Law School: University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego; B.A. History, B.A. Economics

Personal: Brian lives in San Francisco with his wife and two kids. In his spare time, Brian enjoys visiting national parks, riding his bike, listening to music, cooking, and all things basketball.