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Student Organizations

Student organizations offer students limitless opportunities for professional development. Below is a list of all of the student organizations offered.

Appellate Moot Court Society

The DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society is a student-run organization committed to the advancement of oral and written advocacy, the furtherance of practical legal skills, and scholastic excellence.

Website
depaulmootcourt@gmail.com

Art & Cultural Heritage Law Society

The goal of the Art & Cultural Heritage Law Society (ACHLS) is to put DePaul students in touch with legal professionals whose practice areas affect museums, the art market, contemporary artists and cultural heritage. The society accomplishes this objective by providing student mentoring, hosting networking events at DePaul and in the greater Chicago community, and arranging guest speakers.

Website
achls.depaul@gmail.com

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) strives to identify, address and promote awareness of Asian American concerns at the school, city, national and international levels.

Website
depaul.apalsa@gmail.com

Black Law Students Association

Promotes the goals of African-American law students and provides mentoring and study programs for its members.

Website
depaulblsa@gmail.com

Business & Corporate Law Society

The Business & Corporate Law Society promotes social and academic interaction among DePaul Law students interested in the various aspects of business, corporate and financial law.

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Child & Family Law Association

CFLA cultivates interest and understanding in Child & Family Law and is designed to foster communication between DePaul College of Law students, the greater Chicago community, faculty and organizations in this area of law.

Website
depaul.cfla@gmail.com

Christan Legal Society

Christian Legal Society aims for law students to know Jesus, encourage each other, provide a forum for discussing issues related to Christianity and the law, and promote justice through service.

Website
Depaulcls@gmail.com

Decalogue Society

A student chapter of a professional bar association for Jewish lawyers.

Website
DePaulDecalogueSociety@gmail.com

Entertainment and Sports Law Society

The Entertainment and Sports Law Society's mission is to provide a forum for law students interested in all aspects of entertainment and sports law.

Website
depaul.esls@gmail.com

Environmental Law Society

Advocates environmental concerns generally and sponsors programs related to environmental law issues and careers.

Website
depaul.els.officers@gmail.com

Federal Bar Association, DePaul Chapter

The mission of the Association is to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary and the public they serve.

Website
depaul.fba@gmail.com

Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy

The Federalist Society is a group of libertarians and conservatives interested in the current state of the legal order. It is founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and that it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be.

Website
depaul.fedsoc@gmail.com

If, When, How

If, When, How is a national organization that strives to guarantee that all people can exercise their personal rights and access the resources they need to flourish. Reproductive Justice will exist when all people - regardless of sex, creed, race or personal background - can freely decide whether, when and how to have and parent children.

Website
Ifwhenhow.depaul@gmail.com

Intellectual Property Law Society

The DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society is a student-run organization committed to the advancement of oral and written advocacy, the furtherance of practical legal skills, and scholastic excellence.

Website
depaulmootcourt@gmail.com

International Law Society

The International Law Society is a collection of DePaul law students who share the common passion of international relations and international law. The International Law Society hosts a variety of events (guest speakers, student-run forums, question and answer sessions) in furtherance of the interests of its members.

Website
depaul.ils@gmail.com

Justinian Society of Lawyers

A professional bar association for Italian-American lawyers. Students have the opportunity to network with, and provide support for, Italian-American lawyers and judges throughout Chicago.

Website
justiniansdepaul@gmail.com

Latino Law Student Association

Promotes the goals of Latino law students and those of the greater Latino community. Advocates awareness through speakers, forums and education. Offers a support network for students, including mentor and study programs and an annual scholarship.

Website
llsa.depaul@gmail.com

Multicultural Law Student Association

No information is currently available for this student organization.​

Muslim Law Student Association

The Muslim Law Student Association (MLSA) supports and advocates for Muslim law students at DePaul University. The members of MLSA continually seek to enrich the lives of all students, faculty and staff of DePaul University College of Law by increasing exposure to, awareness of and understanding of the Muslim community and the domestic and international legal issues pertaining to the Islamic world.

Website
depaulmlsa@gmail.com

National Lawyer's Guild

The National Lawyers Guild is dedicated to the need for basic and progressive change in the structure of our political and economic system. Through its members, lawyers, law students, jailhouse lawyers and legal workers united in chapters and committees, the guild works locally, nationally and internationally as an effective political and social force in the service of the people.

Website
nlg.depaul@gmail.com

Outlaws

Seeks to generate awareness about and sensitivity to LGBTQ issues among the law school students, faculty and administration.

Website
depauloutlaws@gmail.com

Phi Alpha Delta

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International is a professional service organization composed of pre-law students, law students, legal educators, attorneys, judges and government officials. Phi Alpha Delta was founded in 1902 for the purpose of promoting professional competency and achievement within the legal profession.

Website
pad.depaul@gmail.com

Public Interest Law Association

PILA seeks to communicate to law students the needs of the underrepresented and the ways legal training can be used to effect justice in our community and the world. PILA provides law students with networking opportunities in the area of public interest law and serves as a conduit for law students to learn about different areas of public interest law.

Website
pila.depaul@gmail.com

Student Bar Association

The Student Bar Association (SBA) is the students' voice. Similar to student government associations, the SBA serves the law students.

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Society for Asylum and Immigration Law

SAIL exposes law students to the area of asylum and immigration law through guest speakers, presentations, conferences and more. SAIL accepts and encourages an exchange of ideas between different points of view in an effort to create a more complete and educated dialogue.

Website
depaul.sail@gmail.com

Veterans Advocacy Student Organization

Veterans Advocacy Student Organization (VASO) is committed to educating ALL law students about the unique, interesting and troubling legal issues facing veterans and the service-member community.

Website
vaso.depaul.law@gmail.com

Women's Bar Association

The DePaul Women's Bar Association promises to strive to meet our own goals and the goals of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois. We will work to advance women's interests in the local community.

Website
depaulwba@gmail.com