Who We Are


Marian Avila Breach

Student Board Member


Juris Doctor UC Berkeley School of Law (2025)
B.A., Philosophy, B.A., Politics UC Santa Cruz

Marian joins the EBCLC board in furtherance of her commitment to community-oriented, public interest work.

Her background includes providing interpreter services for asylum defense cases, tutoring at Mt. Tamalpais College within San Quentin Prison, and performing investigative roles in both Human Rights work and Public Defense. At Berkeley law, Marian is a Public Interest Scholar and an advocate of holistic legal services. Marian’s involvement with EBCLC began first with a class provided by EBCLC staff on the intersection between race and the criminalization of poverty. Marian then spent her summer with EBCLC’s Clean Slate unit, working within the Homelessness Practice. After a transformative summer, Marian returns to EBCLC as a student board member, committed to furthering EBCLC’s mission and acting as a liaison between the student population and EBCLC’s work.