Black Law Student Association

Group photo of law students on the BLSA Mock Trial Team after advancing to the 2017 National Championship

BLSA mock trial team advances to national competition March 7-12

A Wake Forest Black Law Students Association mock trial team has been granted a seat at the National Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition on March 7-12 in Houston, Texas.

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Graphic for the 2017 BLSA Banquet with floral boarder and text that says '32nd Annual BLSA Scholarship Banquet'

BLSA to host 32nd Annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 10

The annual Wake Forest Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Banquet, established in 1985 to fund three student scholarships, will be Friday, Feb. 10, in the Hearn Ballroom of the Winston Salem Marriott. This year’s theme,  inspired by the uplifting words of President Barack Obama, will be “Yes We Can. Yes We Will.”

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BLSA to host ‘Diversity in the Workplace’ event on Wednesday, Nov. 11

The Black Law Student Association (BLSA) is sponsoring the event, “Diversity in the Workplace,” at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 11 in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1310. A panel of attorneys from different areas of law will discuss their jobs and engage in open dialogue with law students answering questions.

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Photo of law student, Stephanie Jackson (JD '17)

Student Profile: Stephanie Jackson (JD ’17)

This student profile was created by the Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project student staff. View the original article on their e-newsletter. Stephanie Jackson (JD ’17) hails from Ohio by way of New York, coming to Wake Forest Law after earning a Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs and working at NYU. Jackson’s passion before law school was education and equity, and those continue to drive her through law school. She is impacted by learning about the gaps in the law, why those gaps are not being filled, and what she can do. She hopes to continue working in the public service sector in policy after graduation. Continue reading »

Cheslie Kryst (JD/MBA ’17) named National Parliamentarian of National Black Law Students Association

Wake  Forest Law student Cheslie Kryst (JD/MBA ’17) has been appointed to the position of National Parliamentarian of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA).

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Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit urges law students to ‘go against the grain’ at BLSA banquet

“It’s so important that young lawyers understand what justice is and how to go about making it possible for everyone,” said Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Gregory was the keynote speaker at the Wake Forest University Black Law Students Association’s (BLSA) 30th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts.

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BLSA celebrates 40th year at Wake Forest law school with annual scholarship banquet on Friday, Feb. 15

The Wake Forest Black Law Students Association will host its 28th annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Wake Forest University Benson University Center.

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BLSA hosts 27th annual scholarship banquet on Friday, Feb. 24

The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) will host its 27th annual scholarship banquet on Friday, Feb. 24, in the Benson Center, Room 401. BLSA holds the event to raise scholarship funds to be donated to a BLSA member from each class. Continue reading »

BLSA hosts its 26th annual scholarship banquet on Feb. 25

 The Wake Forest University School of Law’s Black Law Student Association is hosting its 26th annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. Continue reading »