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News Posted on September 19, 2017

Growing King Hall LL.M. Program Welcomes Outstanding Class of 2018

UC Davis School of Law’s Master of Laws program welcomed one of its largest classes ever this year as 74 LL.M. students from Canada, China, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan joined the King Hall community. The rapidly growing program has more than tripled in size during the past decade.

LLM Class of 2018The LL.M. Class of 2018 brings together a group of experientially and geographically diverse students. The cohort includes many students working in public service, including diplomats, government ministry directors and officials, judges, prosecutors, investigators, and security officials. LL.M. students working in the private sector include corporate directors and senior managers, corporate lawyers, attorneys, scientists and engineers. The student body also includes law professors and lecturers. 

Members of the Class of 2018 include:

  • Indra Ariyanto earned his LL.B. degree from the University of Indonesia in 2007. He is currently Assistant Vice President of PT Bank Mandiri (Persero)Tbk, one of the largest banks in Indonesia. His interests include corporate law and intellectual property law.
  • Mustafa Eken is a Senior Legal Counselor for the Capital Markets Board of Turkey. He earned his LL.B. degree from Marmara University in 2001, and joined the LL.M. program to follow his interest in the U.S. legal system and international law.
  • Zsuzsanna Kovacs is a Fulbright Scholar from Hungary. She graduated from Pazmany Peter Catholic University in 2010 with a J.D. degree and practiced in business and environmental law for five years before going on to further her education, earning an LL.M. at Central European University in Budapest. She is passionate about human rights law and the environmental justice movement and looks forward to using her skills and education to benefit her Roma community in Hungary.
  • Ju-Kyung Yun is a diplomat from South Korea. He earned his LL.B. degree from Korea University in 2008, and currently works as the First Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His interests include the U.S. legal system and international law.
  • Dongmei Zhang completed her LL.B. at East China University of Political Science & Law in 1994. She has served as a judge for many years, and currently is a judge for the Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People’s Court. Her legal interests include the U.S. legal system, business, and international law.