Black Law Students Association

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Mission Statement

To increase the number of culturally responsible Black and minority attorneys who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.


SCU BLSA is dedicated to fostering academic and professional competence, and bringing about meaningful legal and political changes that address issues in the Black community. We welcome all members of SCU Law, regardless of background. Through its affiliation with the National BLSA and other Bay Area legal groups, all members enjoy an extensive network of professional, academic, and social resources.

That National Black Law Students Association (“NBLSA”), is a national organization formed to articulate and promote the needs and goals of Black law students to effectuate change in the legal community. NBLSA has more than 6,000 members and is also comprised of chapters and affiliates in six different countries, including the Bahamas, Nigeria, and South Africa. Organized into six regions (Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southern, Midwest, Rocky Mountain and Western Region), the organization has more than 200 chapters and is present in all but a few of the nation’s accredited law schools, as well as unaccredited law schools.

2022-2023 Officers:

Co-President Quincey Lowery
Co-President Alana Watson
Vice President Matthew Essien
Treasurer Kyle Downes
3L Representative Chelsey Jordan
Events Coordinator / Outreach Chair Khyber Sheppard

Active Member Organization, Student Bar Association 2022-2023


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