American Bar Association Law Student Division – ABAAn annual membership in the ABA Law Student Division will enable you to stay ahead in law school and build a network to launch your career. Joining our 51,000+ members is a smart decision and your dues pay you back time and time again throughout the year.
American Indian Law Students Association – University of North DakotaThe Native American Law Students Association offers opportunities for peer support, networking, and community service by sponsoring speakers on Native American legal issues and other outreach efforts.
Asian Law Students Association – University of PittsburghThe University of Pittsburgh School of Law in creating and promoting a healthy and prosperous environment for the study of law and the personal development of its law students. To articulate and promote the needs and goals of Asian American students at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. To focus upon the relationship of the Asian American students to their respective communities and to the legal system of the United States of America. To aid, support, and assist in the their admission to the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Asian Law Students Association – University of TexasThe University of Texas School of Law feeds upon the energy of Austin, capitol of Texas, producing some of the brightest legal minds in the country. The school itself captures Texas’ larger-than-life mystique, being one of the oldest and largest law schools in the nation. But 1L’s just starting out at such an intimidating institution can feel a bit lost and lonely – that’s where ALSA steps in. ALSA members will have a strong support network to depend on. They will also have many opportunities to develop their legal skills and find their fields of interest. ALSA participates in mentoring programs, various conferences, guest lectures, and career panels. We also hold workshops for studying tips, outlining for final exams, and planning for course registration.
Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) – University of FloridaAPALSA is an organization of law students interested in the growth of the Asian legal community and in the development of Asian and Asian-American-related legal issues. The University of Florida chapter of APALSA was created in the Fall of 1994. It is one of many APALSA chapters formed under the umbrella of the National Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (NAPALSA). In addition to the annual NAPALSA convention, APALSA organizations often take part in regional conventions and workshops. APALSA organizations also maintain contact with related groups such as the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) and NAPABA-affiliated groups.
Association for Students Juridical Affairs ASJA – United States and CanadaASJA has a membership of 1200 members in the United States and Canada, representing over 750 institutions of higher education. The current directory lists the active members in ASJA as of August 2000.
Black Law Students Association (BLSA) – University of ChicagoThe Black Law Students Association (BLSA) is one of the most active student organizations at the Law School . Our purpose is to articulate, promote, and discuss issues of concern of African-American law students and to facilitate interaction among our members, African-American alumni of the University of Chicago Law School, and the Chicago community. BLSA is a multi-faceted organization committed to increasing student and faculty diversity and supporting a high quality of student life at the Law School.
Black Law Students Association – University of ColoradoThe University of Colorado BLSA’s Home Page. We’ve created this section to answer the questions and address the concerns of African-Americans considering law school. This section is for those who have not yet applied. Those further in the process might want to also look at our other sections. In any case, we wish you the best, whether or not you decide to attend law school.
Black Law Students Association BLSA – Northwestern UniversityNorthwestern BLSA was organized to empower Black law students with the knowledge and resources to be successful students, mentors and professionals in the legal community. Our intention is to use the foundations that have been so graciously provided by our predecessors as our impetus to engage ourselves more actively in the larger Northwestern University campus, as well as the greater Chicago community.
Black Law Students Associations – Univertisty of New Mexico School of LawThe UNM Chapter has several goals: To articulate and promote the professional needs and aspirations of Black law students. To focus on the relationships of Black attorneys to the American legal structure. To instill in attorneys and law students greater awareness of and commitment to the needs of the Black community. To influence the American legal profession to bring about changes that meet these needs. The most important goal of BLSA is to ensure that every Black student who enters UNM School of Law completes the program.
Harvard Black Law Students AssociationWe, the Black Law Students Association of Harvard Law School , exist for the support, guidance and direction of Black students in academic, professional and social endeavors. Our main function is to assist members in the development of their legal careers and to provide opportunities for exposure to various areas and aspects of the legal profession. We recognize the need to act positively in the development of the Black community, to encourage cooperation and closer ties between members of the Law School’s Black community and to establish a vehicle through which our concerns are brought to bear on Harvard Law School policy and the community at large.
Hispanic Law Student Association -George Washington University Law Students AssociationHLSA provides support and educational services to Hispanic and other students at the Law School while fostering an appreciation for Hispanic language and culture. HLSA also encourages its members to become involved in public interest organizations in the D.C. area, particularly the D.C. Law Students in Court program and Ayuda. HLSA activities have included hosting speakers to discuss career and legal topics, and holding meetings to provide support and assistance to first-year students with summer job searches, moot court competitions, and final examinations. HLSA also sponsors several social events each year. All students are welcome to participate in HLSA, especially those who have an interest in Latin American cultures or the Spanish language.
Illinois Latino Law Student Association (ILLSA)ILLSA is dedicated to increasing diversity within law schools in Illinois. We seek to promote the benefits of a legal education and career for minority high school, college and university students in Illinois.
Jewish Law Student Association of Syracuse University (JLSA)The Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA) is open to all students regardless of religious affiliation. JLSA is a cultural, social, educational, and religious organization that reflects the varied interests of the Jewish student community of the Syracuse University College of Law. JLSA members participate in various cultural, social, and religious events and have an opportunity to meet and interact with members of the larger Jewish community in the University and Syracuse Area.
Lambda Law Students Association (LGBT) – Boston CollegeLambda Law Students Association is a group of students, faculty, and staff dedicated to increasing awareness of and support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community at Boston College Law School and in the legal community as a whole.
Latino Law Student Association LLSA – Northwestern University School of LawThe Latino Law Student Association’s members include both Latinos and individuals interested in Latino culture and issues. Our vibrant membership is comprised of both Spanish-speakers and non-Spanish speakers, and represents many of the countries in Latin America. LLSA provides members with various academic and social resources. Members can take advantage of exam-writing and outlining workshops, access a shared outline bank, receive information about scholarships and job opportunities, and attend various networking functions with alumni. Members also frequently gather for excursions to Latino eateries and other cultural venues in the Chicago area.
Latino Law Students Association – Inuversity of MichiganLLSA is dedicated to increasing the number of Latinos in legal academia, especially on the faculty of the University of Michigan Law School. Part of this task involves locating prospective candidates and reviewing their accomplishments. The other part of this task entails informing and encouraging the Law School to recruit these prospective Latino faculty.
Law Students Association (LSA) – University of ChicagoThe Law Students Association (LSA) is the student government of the Law School. It is comprised of 5 elected representatives from each class, plus one elected representative from the L.L.M. candidates. The entire Law School elects the President of LSA, and LSA itself then fills the remaining positions.
Law Students Association (LSA)- University of ChicagoThe Law Students Association (LSA) is the student government of the Law School. It is comprised of 5 elected representatives from each class, plus one elected representative from the L.L.M. candidates. The entire Law School elects the President of LSA, and LSA itself then fills the remaining positions.
Law Students Association – University of NewcastleThe UNLSA is also managed by an Executive. This is a smaller group of the Committee that meets for about an hour fortnightly. The Executive is responsible for the “day to day” running of the Association. It is directly responsible to the Committee under the Constitution.
Middle Eastern Law Students Association MELSA)The Middle Eastern Law Students Association (MELSA) is a group of Boalt students who are either of Middle Eastern heritage or have an interest in Middle Eastern culture, language, and concerns. Every semester, MELSA puts on a number of events to educate the Boalt community about issues involving the Middle East, especially those involving legal topics. Past events have included documentaries about Palestinian-Israeli relations and invited speakers who are experts on Arab and other Middle Eastern issues. MELSA also hosts cultural events for its members such as concerts and dinners. Additionally, every year MELSA organizes a Middle Eastern food and music festival as a fundraiser for the organization.
Muslim Law Student Association (MLSA) – MichiganThe Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA) provides fellowship for Muslim law students through monthly meetings, educational and religious events, and regular social activities.
National Asian Pacific American Law Students Association – NAPALSAThe purpose of this association shall be to promote and support the legal education of Asian Pacific American law students; to provide a forum to discuss issues that affect Asian Pacific American law students, the legal profession, and the community at large; to develop a supportive network among Asian Pacific American law students, the legal profession, and the community at large.
National Black Law Students Association – NBLSANational organization designed to articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of Black law students. As the largest student run organization in the country, NBLSA encourages the development of talented, socially conscious, lawyers of tomorrow.
National Education Association – NEAThe National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3.2 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.
National Jewish Law Students Assocation (NJLSA)The National Jewish Law Students Assocation (NJLSA) is the student branch of the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (AAJLJ). The NJLSA represents the collective JLSA Chapters across the nation and is responsible for organizing the National JLSA Conference each year.
National Latina/Latino Law Student Association – NLLSAThe National Latina/Latino Law Student Association serves as a conduit for a collective Latina/Latino law student voice. We are a non-partisan organization driven by a progressive agenda that protects and advances the civil rights of Latinas and Latinos in law school and in our respective communities. NLLSA is dedicated to promoting and sustaining the academic success of Latina and Latino law students.
National Muslim Law Students Association NMLSAThe National Muslim Law Students Association is a national organization dedicated to the comprehensive professional, spiritual, and academic development of all law students. NMLSA aims to create a national network of law students and Muslim Law Student Associations. Through its programs and contacts with other national legal organizations, NMLSA aims to promote excellence and diversity in the legal profession and active involvement of Muslim law students and attorneys in shaping the American legal landscape to promote civil rights and justice for all.
National Native American Law Students Association (NALSA)The National Native American Law Students Association was founded in 1970 to promote the study of Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law and traditional forms of governance, and to support Native Americans in law school. We strive to reach out to Native communities and encourage Native People to pursue legal education. We also strive to educate the legal community about Native issues.
Standford Latino Law Student Association – SLLSASLLSA is committed to creating and maintaining a community for Latino students at Stanford Law School and sending highly qualified, dedicated, and responsible Latino lawyers into every legal arena.
Student Bar Association (SBA) – Georgetown LawThe Student Bar Association (SBA) at the Georgetown University Law Center (GULC) is the governing body of the students at GULC. The SBA endeavors to represent the entirety of the Law Center community in furthering legal education, promoting fellowship and goodwill among students, faculty and the administration, and advocating the concerns of GULC students.