Black Law Students Association

Mission Statement

The mission of BLSA is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black and minority attorneys who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. We strive to:

  • Articulate and promote the educational, professional, political, and social needs and goals of Black law students; 
  • Foster and encourage professional competence; 
  • Improve the relationship between Black law students, Black attorneys, and the American legal structure; 
  • Instill in the Black attorney and law student a greater awareness and commitment to the needs of the Black community; 
  • Influence the legal community by bringing about meaningful legal and political change that addresses the needs and concerns of the Black community; 
  • Adopt and implement policies of economic independence; 
  • Encourage Black law students to pursue careers in the judiciary; and, 
  • Do all things necessary and appropriate to accomplish these purposes.

Eligibility

Any student enrolled in an accredited law school is eligible to join.

Membership Dues

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