Black Law Students Association


We actively facilitates student relationships with alumni, professors, practitioners, potential employers, and university administrators. 

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Student Leadership

The Columbia Law School Black Law Students Association has a number of leaders within our organization. Find out who we are.

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Prospective Students

Whether you are hoping to explore a career in public interest, corporate law, or government service, the Law School’s course offerings and extensive resources will help prepare you for excellence in your chosen field. 

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The Columbia Law School Black Law Students Association hopes to remain connected with alumni once they graduate from the university.

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Court Competition

The Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition is a national moot court competition that takes place every year.

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Conference and Gala

This annual event celebrates the life of Paul Robeson '22. Robeson is one of the Law School’s most notable and respected alumni who dedicated his life to excellence in scholarship, civil rights, athletics, and the performing arts.

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By providing sponsorship for one or more of our events, their dedication and generosity has allowed BLSA to create memorable events that define and substantially improve students' experience.

Diamond Sponsors

Kirkland & Ellis
Paul Hastings
Sullivan & Cromwell

Platinum Sponsors

Cahill Gordon
Cleary Gottlieb
Davis Polk
Debevoise & Plimpton
Fried Frank
Gibson Dunn
Latham & Watkins
Paul Weiss
White & Case
Willkie Farr & Gallagher