Amalee Beattie

Berkeley Law Public Interest Fellow (2023)
Summer Law Clerk (2020)

Amalee Beattie is a Berkeley Law Public Interest Fellow at the Equal Justice Society. The fellowship funds recent graduates to do substantial legal work with a non-profit for a year following graduation.

Amalee returns to EJS after previous serving as a Summer Law Clerk in 2020. As one of our law clerks that year, she moderated a webinar on Racial Justice During a Crisis sponsored by Berkeley Law, Legal Aid at Work, which was part of the Elizabeth Cabraser 2020 Summer Speaker series.

She helped research our analysis and position statement on transforming public safety and was part of the staff presentation to our board. Amalee also completed research on California’s Government Code 11135, a critical tool in the fight for equity in state-funded and state-supported institutions and agencies.

Amalee is from Los Angeles and the first in her family to attend college. Her experience includes supporting refugee resettlement and direct service work, managing large-scale gardens, and writing for the Harvard Gazette. She is passionate about building community, intersectional movements for social justice, and cooking for friends.