About Us


The purpose of BLSA shall be to utilize the collective resources of the chapter members to:

  • Articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of law students of color;
  • Foster and encourage professional competence;
  • Improe the relationship between law students of color, attorneys of color, and the American legal structure;
  • Instill in the attorney of color and law student a greater awareness and commitment to the needs of the community;
  • Influence the legal community to bring about meaningful change to meet the needs and concerns of the community;
  • Adopt and implement a policy of economic independence;
  • Encourage law students of color to pursue careers in the judiciary; and
  • Do all things necessary and appropriate to accomplish these purposes.

 


Why Join BLSA?

 
As a member of GSU BLSA you are part of an established and esteemed organization that has numerous benefits!

  • Unparalleled networking opportunities with other law students, BLSA’s extensive Alum and practicing attorneys
  • Access to the GSU BLSA Outline Bank
  • Private supplement library
  • Priority access to mock exam
  • Academic and career success events
  • Membership in national organization (www.NBLSA.org)
  • Publishing Opportunities via BLSA's regional journals
  • Leadership positions on the National and/or Regional Executive Boards
  • Significant discounts with:

 

OTHER BENEFITS you are also entitled to participate in all Regional and National activities including:

  • Regional Job Fairs
  • Regional Academic Retreats
  • Members only pricing for National and Regional Conventions
  • Opportunities to participate in community service and international service
  • Participation in the prestigious Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial, Frederick Douglass Moot Court, and
  • International Negotiations Competitions
  • NBLSA members are also eligible to apply for NBLSA Scholarships!

2014-2015 BLSA Officers

President: Joseph Collins  jcollins50@student.gsu.edu

Vice-President: Nicholas Bacon  nbacon1@student.gsu.edu

Treasurer:  Lucy Zhang   lzhang20@student.gsu.edu

Secretary:  Tatiani Lima  tlima1@student.gsu.edu  

Historian:  Randy Montgomery rmontgomery9student.gsu.edu

Parliamentarian:  Detrachia Neely  dneely3@student.gsu.edu


 


 

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Contact Our Chapter:

Send us an email at: jcollins50@student.gsu.edu
Or: gsu.blsa@gmail.com

We look forward to the opportunity to hear any comments or suggestions you have.

Annual BLSA Alumni Reunion