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.

Katelyn Tigner
kt212932@tamu.edu

Ag Law Society 

Alexandra Lizano
allizano@email.tamu.edu

Aggie Health Law Society

Christine Chasse  chasse@email.tamu.edu

Aggie Law Toastmasters/TAMU Law Speakers Bureau

Practice your public speaking skills in an informal, engaging, and supportive environment with your classmates. Build confidence and mastery over public speaking. ​​The TAMU Law Speakers Bureau meets every Wednesday, noon - 1 p.m., in Room 212.

John Mooneyham jmm_71@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.

Brandon Cofield  Brandon.Cofield@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.

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.

Nicholas Coward
ncoward925@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.

Ian Klein
ianklein93@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.

Stephaine Fausone
sfausone@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.

Ashley Phillips
ashleymp@tamu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CriminalLawSociety/

Delta Theta Phi

Garrett Cleveland
garrett9@email.tamu.edu

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:  Aarika Novelli
anovelli@tamu.edu
 Vice President:  Paula Pitter paula_pitter@tamu.edu
 Treasurer:  Tristan Zelenak td.zelenak@tamu.edu 
 Website Facebook

Energy Law Student Association

Seth Boettcher
sboettch@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.

Sarah Hall
hallsar000@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.

Michael Gaylen
 mgalyen@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.

Emily Malden
emilymalden@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.

Victoria Gonzales
victoria.gonzales@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.

Daniel Howell 
daniel_howell@email.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.

Bethany Peacock
bpeacock1@email.tamu.edu
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TAMULAWLLSA

Military & Veteran Law Society

Sierra Sotelo
sss4x@email.tamu.edu

OUTLaw

Ashley Goldman
atg810@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.

Ryan Grant
rg20@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.

Meina Heydari
heymeina16@email.tamu.edu

Public Interest Law Fellowship

St. Thomas More Society

Angela Promberger
amtandrews@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 Ian Klein
ianklein93@email.tamu.edu
Twitter: @TAMULawSBA twitter.com/TAMULawSBA
Email: tamusba@gmail.com

Tarrant County Young Lawyers (TCYLA)



Tax Law Society

Bethany Peacock
bpeacock1@email.tamu.edu

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.

McKenzie Coe
mcoe9@email.tamu.edu

Women of Color Collective Law Student Association (WOCCLSA)

Nayelly Dominguez
nayellyd@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.