Law Students Associations
Students in JFK University College of Law have two student-run organizations, hosting a variety of events to enrich the law school experience.
JFK University Law Students' Association (LSA)
The JFK University Law Students' Association is an organization of the students enrolled in University’s College of Law. The LSA elects officers each fall and meets regularly with the dean throughout the school year to discuss matters that affect law students, and to facilitate communication between the law school administration, faculty, and students. The LSA also sponsors extracurricular events for law students, including mixers, speaker forums and graduation celebrations.
Black Law Students’ Association (BLSA)
Founded in 1968, the Black Law Students’ Association is the largest student-run organization in the country, with chapters at more than 300 law schools. The BLSA’s goals include promoting the professional needs and goals of black law students and bringing about change within the legal system. Activities include job fairs, community service programs, conferences, and scholarships.
The National Black Law Students' Association is a national organization that exists to articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of Black law students. It is the largest student-run organization in the country. The association does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, ethnic group, age, national origin, or country of abode.