Student Organizations

Student organizations at Texas A&M School of Law offer you opportunities to develop personal and professional relationships, hone your leadership skills, and explore special interests related to your future legal career.

Below is a list of student organizations at our law school, as of Fall 2018. Click on the name of the organization for contact information. If you do not see the name of an organization in which you are interested, click here for more information on how to form a new organization.

12th Law Man

The purpose of the 12th Law Man is to preserve and promote the traditions of Texas A&M University School of Law through outreach and education. The 12th Law Man will seek to encourage the unity of our student body by providing opportunities for students to be involved in many of the time honored traditions of the Texas A&M University system, as well as traditions unique to the Texas A&M University School of Law.

Gracie Mock
gmock14@email.tamu.edu

Ag Law Society 

Destiny Rauschhuber
drauschh@email.tamu.edu

Aggie Health Law Society

Christine Chasse  chasse@email.tamu.edu

Aggie Law For Life

The purpose of ALL is to further interest in life issues and relevant legislation; to coordinate student, faculty, and guest seminars on life issues; and to facilitate networking among students and professionals interested in furthering a pro-life legislative agenda.

Joanna Sparkman sparkmanjoanna@email.tamu.edu

American Constitution Society (ACS)

This organization works to ensure that the fundamental principles of human dignity, individual rights and liberties, and access to justice are in their rightful, central place in American law.

Lorraine Garcia  lmgarcia@email.tamu.edu

Asian Pacific Islander Law Student Association (APILSA)

This association promotes the interests of Asian Pacific Islander law students and attorneys within the legal and general community.

Kristi Uyen Le kristyuyenle@email.tamu.edu 

Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

BLSA fosters and develops professional competence and leadership while providing a forum in which the unique needs of black and other minority law students may be addressed. Openness of communication within the law school community is encouraged.

Arielle Williams
awilliams87@email.tamu.edu

Board of Advocates (BOA)

The mission of the BOA is to assist in the creation, promotion and distribution of resources for advocacy programs of Texas A&M School of Law. It also strives to establish its reputation in the Dallas-Fort Worth legal community as a vital resource for professional, ethical and skilled advocates.

Sannika Reddy
sannikab@email.tamu.edu
Website: https://law.tamu.edu/current-students/academics/advocacy-program/board-of-advocates

Business Law Society

Christian Legal Society

The Christian Legal Society cultivates spiritual growth through communal prayer, fellowship, study and worship. Within the legal profession and beyond, members strive to live lives of integrity and assist in numerous charitable endeavors.

Rifqa Bary
rbary@email.tamu.edu

Criminal Law Society

The Texas A&M University School of Law Criminal Law Society will to strive to promote dialogue and activity regarding criminal justice practice, scholarship, and policymaking.

Bessie Bronstein
bessie@email.tamu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CriminalLawSociety/

Delta Theta Phi

Employment & Labor Law Student Association (ELLSA)

We are a student organization at Texas A&M University School of Law focused on labor and employment law. Our goal is to keep students and alumni up to date on current news in the employment and labor fields of law.

President:  Brianda Curry
bcurry001@email.tamu.edu
 Vice President:  Lauren Hadley lauren.hadley@email.tamu.edu
   
 Website Facebook

Energy Law Student Association

Family Law Society

This organization brings together students who are interested in learning about the field of family law. The Family Law Student Association sponsors speakers and events to promote awareness of family law issues and career opportunities. It serves both the law school and local communities as a source for family law information.

Clare Mattione
clarematt@email.tamu.edu

Federalist Society

The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies is an organization of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order. It is founded on the principle that the state exists to preserve freedom. The separation of governmental powers is central to the Constitution. It is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be.

John Yoon
 jyoon@email.tamu.edu

Immigration Law Initiative (ILI)

The goal of the Immigration Law Initiative is to promote the importance of international human rights through education, political advocacy and practical legal training.

Teresa Reyes-Flores
reyes.teresa@email.tamu.edu

Intellectual Property Aggies

Intellectual Property Aggies promotes activities to educate students about intellectual property law. It also facilitates relationships between the students interested in intellectual property law, our IP faculty, and the broader IP law community.

Alex Martin Del Campo
alexmdc91@email.tamu.edu

International Law Society

The International Law Society promotes the awareness and understanding of international law and its impact on U.S. business, governmental and legal systems.

Chase Archer
chase_archer@tamu.edu

Latinx Law Students Association (LLSA)

Formerly known as the Hispanic Law Students Association, LLSA encourages legal academic excellence, cultural awareness and community service. It also provides a support system with an emphasis on tutoring and emotional support to all students.

Michael Casso
mcasso@email.tamu.edu
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TAMULAWLLSA

Longhorn Law Student Association

The Longhorn Law Student Association seeks to serve the interests and needs of Texas A&M University School of Law students who are also alumni of The University of Texas at Austin or have a connection to the 40 Acres. The main goals of the Longhorn LSA includes connecting Texas A&M Law students to UT alumni in the legal community and providing a common network for UT alums at TAMU Law. The Longhorn LSA will aim to strengthen the UT-TAMU network in the DFW legal community and in different legal communities across the state. Students at Texas A&M University School of Law with undergraduate or graduate degrees from the University of Texas at Austin are in a unique position to represent and benefit from the networks of two major Texas and national higher education powerhouses.

Jaime Villarreal
jaimevillarreal@tamu.edu

Military & Veteran Law Society

Our organization is committed to informing students about opportunities to volunteer throughout the local military community. We connect students with local organizations and motivate them to use these contacts to obtain their required pro bono hours and also just to lend a helping hand. Our group is also focused on providing resources to military students as well as non-military students. One specialty of our organization is providing students with information about the process of becoming a JAG Officer.

Jeremy Campbell
campbjer@email.tamu.edu

National Lawyers Guild

The NLG is an organization whose first commitment is to progressive structural change to the current political and economic system, emphasizing human rights over property interest. Our goal is to bring the mission of NLG to our campus and community.

Destin Germany
destingermany@email.tamu.edu

OUTLaw

Phi Delta Phi

This legal fraternity promotes ethical, intellectual, social and professional advancement of law students and the legal profession at large. The Elliott Inn chapter is an honors inn of Phi Delta Phi with membership by invitation to those who have met its academic requirements.

Karen Alday
kealday@email.tamu.edu

P.L.A.Y. (Presenting Legal Activities to Youth)

P.L.A.Y. was established to serve as a liaison between the law school and the Tarrant County community. P.L.A.Y. aims to expose youth — specifically those in socioeconomic groups that are underrepresented in the legal community — to opportunities available in the legal profession.



Public Interest Law Fellowship

St. Thomas More Society

The St. Thomas More Society promotes and practices high ethical standards in the legal profession; supports the spiritual growth of all members; and maintains good relations with the Catholic legal community of Fort Worth and with the Diocese of Fort Worth. The Society encourages members to live a Christian life and to practice the principles exemplified by St. Thomas More, patron saint of lawyers.

Mackenzie Redman
mredman@email.tamu.edu

Speakers’ Bureau

TAMU Law Speakers' Bureau has a main goal of fostering excellence in public speaking to better serve our clients and communities. We give our members the opportunity to hone their public speaking skills in a variety of formats, including various prepared speeches and impromptu speaking activities. We welcome members with all levels of speaking abilities; from novice to expert. No matter your level, there is always room to learn and help others grow.

Anna Ferrando
aferrando@email.tamu.edu

Sports & Entertainment Law Society

The Sports and Entertainment Law Society provides an opportunity for students to discuss legal issues in the sports and entertainment industries. This includes topics like paying college athletes, contract and labor disputes, and how leagues are generally structured. Additionally, our organization provides a platform to meet individuals in the sports and entertainment fields and hear about their experiences.

Chrristopher Cava
chris_cava@email.tamu.edu

Student Bar Association (SBA)

The Student Bar Association represents the entire student body, encourages fraternity and fellowship, and provides a collective voice for students. Board members are selected by vote of the students, but any student may attend SBA meetings.

President Lauren Hadley
Lauren.hadley@email.tamu.edu
Twitter: @TAMULawSBA twitter.com/TAMULawSBA
Email: tamusba@gmail.com

Tarrant County Young Lawyers (TCYLA)



Tax Law Society

Texas A&M Justice Society (formerly Innocence Project)

The Texas A&M Justice Society provides pro bono legal assistance to factually innocent prisoners who have been convicted of serious crimes in the state of Texas. Texas A&M Justice Society works in conjunction with a faculty sponsor and under the direction of a local criminal defense attorney.

Women’s Law Student Association

The Women’s Law Student Association promotes female leadership and ensures equality within the Texas A&M School of Law, the legal profession and the DFW metroplex. WLSA is a proactive organization working to achieve these goals by presenting and leading discussions on emerging legal issues affecting women.

Jessica Mason
jessicamason14@email.tamu.edu

Women of Color Collective Law Student Association (WOCCLSA)

Maya Fitzpatrick
mf28577@email.tamu.edu

Forming a New Student Organization

New organizations may be officially formed and recognized if their purposes are in accordance with those of the law school’s mission. Please note that new organizations at the Texas A&M School of Law must be reviewed and approved by the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the law school. More information on student organizations can be found in the Student Handbook or contact Shawna Smith in the Office of Student Affairs. For more detail on how to start a student organization at Texas A&M, click here.