Jay Chavkin earned his B.A. in political science from UC Berkeley and earned his J.D. at Loyola Law School where he published in the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. He then passed the California bar exam on his first try. He worked as a research attorney for Los Angeles Superior Court and a civil litigator. He has had an active private appellate practice and has appeared before the California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, but he now dedicates all of his time to the business of tutoring and bar preparation.
Jay Chavkin is the author of an e-book of tips and advice for preparing for the bar exam that is available on Amazon:
Our director, Jay Chavkin, was invited by the Los Angeles Daily Journal to write the model answers to bar exam questions from the July 2014, February 2012 and July 2012 California bar exams for the Los Angeles Daily Journal’s November 2014, May and November 2012 New Lawyer Supplements.
These supplements are published contemporaneously with the California bar exam results and include the Los Angeles Daily Journal’s preferred model answers to the essay and performance test questions from this exam.