La Verne Law offers students numerous opportunities to become involved in extracurricular activities that serve individual interests and provide networking prospects. These organizations give students a chance to engage in community service, professional, or social activities, and some offer mentoring for their members.
American Constitution Society – The American Constitution Society is a student chapter of The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy. The ACS believes deeply in the importance of law as the mechanism that governs the relationships between and among the individuals and institutions that form our society. Members recognize the direct relationship between legal theory and the broader political debate about the kind of society in which we live.
Armenian Law Society – The Armenian Law Society’s express purpose and primary objective is developing an interactive forum at the law school, where law students of Armenian heritage can united in their commonalities and identity, and where interested non-Armenians can be exposed to this identity, thereby promoting diversity.
Black Law Students Association – The goal of BLSA is to advance the interests of black law students and other minority law students and to instill in the black attorney and law student a greater awareness of and commitment to the needs of the black community. The La Verne Law chapter is part of a national organization, the National Black Law Students Association, which is the largest student-run organization in America. NBLSA conducts the prestigious Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition and sponsors the Nelson Mandela Scholarship Program, which annually awards scholarships to black law students. BLSA’s activities have included voter registration drives, street law clinics, and a speaker series that addresses issues affecting minority communities.
Christian Fellowship – The purpose of the Christian Fellowship is to provide a faith-based support system for the community of students and faculty at the University of La Verne who desire “to follow Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, guided by God’s Word in the pursuit of legal excellence for the service of all God’s people.”
Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity – La Verne Law has an award-winning chapter of Delta Theta Phi, one of the leading professional law fraternities in the world. Membership is open to all students. Information about the fraternity can be obtained from any member of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity.
Latino Law Students Association – The Latino Law Student Association promotes the academic and professional success of Latinos the University of La Verne, College of Law by providing education, support, and opportunities to facilitate success. Through unity and support, Latinos will thrive as law students and go on to advocate as attorneys on matters of law, justice, and equal opportunity that concern the Latino community.
Public Interest Law Foundation – The University of La Verne Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) is a non-partisan, student-run organization invested in fostering the careers of students dedicated to providing assistance to those traditionally underrepresented in the legal system.
Society of Legal Studies & Business – The organization’s mission is to advance the interdisciplinary interests of the law and business programs at the University of La Verne, College of Law. Providing its members with opportunities to better themselves through a network of mutually supportive relationships between members, private organizations, and government agencies creating a community of students and professionals interested in the fields of law, business, and public policy. Scheduled social events provide members with opportunities to meet with distinguished individuals that contribute to the fields of law, business, and public policy and learn from their experiences. In essence, SLSB is about Creating Value.
Student Bar Association – All students at the College of Law are members of the Student Bar Association (SBA). SBA officers, who direct and oversee various student-initiated activities, are elected annually. Student concerns can be communicated to SBA officers.
Women’s Legal Society – The mission of the Women’s Legal Society is to provide a forum to address the unique legal issues facing women, provide networking opportunities for law students, promote philanthropy both within the school and our community, and to empower the women law graduates to pursue their career goals, including those not traditionally held by women.