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 2016. 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.

Aggie Business Association - International

President
Cameron Frysinger
camfry@tamu.edu  
Vice President
Sonny Sethi sonnysethi92@email.tamu.edu

Aggie Law Toastmasters

IPractice your public speaking skills in an informal, engaging, and supportive environment with your classmates. Build confidence and mastery over public speaking. ​​Aggie Law Toastmasters meets every Friday, noon - 1 p.m., in room ​​107.

President
Frances Finley
fnfinley@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Jonathan Heathman jh13@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.

President
Nicanor Arias
narias92@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Cary Bruner
carybruner@email.tamu.edu

APILSA (Asian Pacific Islander Law Student Association)

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

President
Raymond Lee
rayleejr21@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Najmu Mohseen
mohseen19@email.tamu.edu

BLSA (Black Law Students Association)

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.

President
Elan Moore
elizabethsylvia1984@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Enrica Martey
emartey@email.tamu.edu

Board of Advocates

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.

President
Elizabeth Rodriguez
eehr6623@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Tesch Ussery teschu@email.tamu.edu
Website: https://law.tamu.edu/current-students/academics/advocacy-program/board-of-advocates

Business Law Society

President
McClane Thompson
thompson.mcclanep@gmail.com
Vice President
John Robinson
john.robinson@email.tamu.edu

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.

President
Kyle Carney
kcarney@tamu.edu
Vice President
Josh Ramirez
joshuaramirez7@email.tamu.edu

Criminal Law Society

President
Kriti Sharma
ksharma@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Nathan Davis
nathangdavis@tamu.edu

Delta Theta Phi

President
William Campbell
ryan_campbell1@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Melissa Moore
volleyball9@email.tamu.edu

Employment & Labor Law Student Association (ELLSA)

President
Alyssa Urban
aurban2018@tamu.edu
Vice President
Cary Bruner carybruner@email.tamu.edu

Energy Law Student Association

President
Patrick Dean
patrick.dean@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Elizabeth Shannon eberthiaume@email.tamu.edu

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.

President
Nicole Deutsch
ndeutsch@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Jake Wiggins
jhw45@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.

President
Nathan Davis
dnash1987@email.tamu.edu

HLSA (Hispanic Law Students Association)

This organization 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.

President
Joshua Ramirez
joshuaramirez7@email.tamu.edu
Website hlsa.tamu.edu
Twitter @TAMULawHLSA or twitter.com/tamulawhlsa
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Texas-AM-School-of-Law-HLSA-144851132374/

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.

President
Meighan Arce
meggie2@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Denise Rosales
denise.rosales@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.

President
Preston Morgan
pmorgan@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Jonathan Mentesana
mentesanaj@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.

President
Lacy McKinney
lacy_mckinney@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Nijm Ramsey
nijmramsey@gmail.com

Military & Veteran Law Society

President
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Vice President
Robin Mills
robin22@email.tamu.edu

Night Students Association

The purpose of this organization is to integrate night students into the fabric of the school and other organizations. The purpose is not to compete with other student honor societies but to work with other student organizations, the school administration and faculty to provide outstanding programs and academic resources to night students.

President
Jennifer Marks
jmarks@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Abraham Lopez
abraham.a.lopez@email.tamu.edu

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.

President
Grant Moore
grantmoore@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Traci Phipps
traciphipps@email.tamu.edu

PLAY (Presenting Legal Activities to Youth)

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

President
Paula Bowman
paula2015@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Dakota Brewer
dakota.brewer@email.tamu.edu

Public Interest Law Fellowship

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

This organization promotes and encourages academic and professional involvement in the area of sports and entertainment law. It provides a forum promoting student interaction with lawyers and other professionals in the areas of sports and entertainment law, including, but not limited to, sports, fine arts, performing arts, television and film finance, distribution, contracts, negotiations, and agency and union laws.

President
Stephanie Assi
stephanieassi@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Chad Taylor
pturner17@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
Patton Ritter
generalpdr@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Steven Traeger
stevetraeger@tamu.edu
Treasurer Taylor Winn
taylor.winn92@email.tamu.edu
Website: link to Student Bar Association website
Twitter: @TAMULawSBA twitter.com/TAMULawSBA
Email: tamusba@gmail.com

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.

Texas A&M School of Law International Petroleum Negotiators Student Club

President
Christopher Hamilton
odinlaw35@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Taylor Cummins
tcummins@email.tamu.edu

Texas A&M School of Law Students for Sensible Drug Policy

President
Sean Grove
sean.grove@email.tamu.edu
Vice President
Drew Johnson
drewmjohnson@email.tamu.edu

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.

President
Sarah Pierce
sep0126@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.