Pavel Velkovsky is a Senior Legal Assistant in Sanford Heisler Sharp’s Nashville office. Pavel graduated from UC Berkeley in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in French. His academic interests included comparative politics, international relations, and nuclear science policy.
At Berkeley, Pavel was the acting assistant deputy director for the Nuclear Policy Working Group in 2018, as well as a member of the Nuclear Engineering Student Delegation. During his junior year, he was a part of the Sekhon Lab, an undergraduate research apprenticeship in the Political Science department, whose goal was to measure the effectiveness of issue-oriented canvassing and phone-banking. During his senior year, he studied at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po).
Pavel enjoys climbing and hiking, and has attended bouldering competitions in California, France, and Tennessee. He is fluent in French and Bulgarian.
Pavel plans on attending law school in the future.
- UC Berkeley: BA Political Science, BA French, 2018