Black Law Students Association

Explore

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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Alumni

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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Sponsorship

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
Fried Frank
Sullivan & Cromwell

Platinum Sponsors

Cahill Gordon
Cleary Gottlieb
Debevoise & Plimpton
Gibson Dunn
Paul Weiss
White & Case
Winston & Strawn
Davis Polk
Milbank
Simpson Thacher
Skadden

Gold

Covington
Cravath
Sidley Austin
Wachtell
Morgan Lewis
O'Melveny
Ropes & Gray
Weil
Wilmer Hale
Vinson & Elkins
Schulte
Hogan Lovells

Silver

Norton Rose Fulbright
Jenner & Block
Clifford Chance
Akin Gump
Shearman & Sterling
DLA Piper

Bronze

Orrick
Linklaters
McDermott
Goodwin
Cooley
Herbert Smith Freehills
Reed Smith