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Emory Law has more than 60 student organizations. Learn more and get involved.

Increase your participation and visibility within the legal community by engaging in some of the law school's student organizations. These groups will provide your first and strongest link to peers and a network of attorneys that will assist you in your academic and professional development.

American Constitution Society (ACS)

American Constitution Society Emory Law Chapter fosters a new generation of progressive leadership in the law. Each year, Emory Law ACS hosts multiple events with renowned advocates, scholars, judges, and lawyer chapters to educate members about the critical issues facing our country. The chapter also prioritizes student engagement with progressive causes and ideals through response events, lectures, and collaborative events with other law student organizations. By working with ACS National and local lawyer chapters, Emory Law ACS provides students with meaningful opportunities for professional development, networking, and mentoring. Students who regularly attend these events gain the recognition of progressive judges and other local leaders. Additionally, Emory Law ACS members may join ACS National and gain access to exclusive webinars, lectures, and job placement opportunities. In addition, students can attend the ACS National Convention or Student Convention to network with progressive legal leaders.

In 2019, ACS co-hosted a Supreme Court Preview ahead of the start of the October 2019 term. The event featured Professors Robert Schapiro (former clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens) and Alexander “Sasha” Volokh (former clerk to Justices Samuel Alito and Sandra Day O’Connor). In conjunction with other local ACS chapters, Emory Law ACS co-hosted a Georgia Legislative Preview with members of the Georgia Legislature. Emory Law ACS also hosted events on DACA and reproductive rights in Georgia. Emory Law ACS will continue its tradition of excellent progressive programming in the upcoming school year. Specifically October 2020, Emory Law ACS will host a high-level panel discussion on the topic of how to achieve a progressive federal judiciary. In addition, Emory Law ACS will continue to host events such as the annual Supreme Court preview and back-to-school happy hour.

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA)

The Asian Pacific American Law Student Association provides educational programs about traditional and alternative legal careers, explores prospective employment and networking opportunities within the greater Asian Pacific American legal community, and plans social networking/programming and community-building for the Emory Law community. APALSA is also committed to serving the local community through volunteer service and charity donations.

Association of International Law Students

The purpose of Association of International Law Students is to provide various support for all international law students at Emory Law. AILS serves international students' career needs and share international students' concerns. AILS helps build connections among students and acts as a liaison between international students and the school administration.

Signature events include Coffee Talk with Professionals and Non-OCI Job Hunting Panel.

Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

The purpose of Emory BLSA is to provide a support system for Black law students in educational, financial and social settings; articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of Black law students; foster and encourage professional competence; focus upon the relationship of the Black law student and the Black attorney to the American legal structure; instill in the Black attorney and law student a greater awareness and commitment to the needs of the Black community; and influence the legal community to bring about meaningful change to meet the needs of the Black community.

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Chinese American Law Students Assocation (CALSA)

Chinese American Law Society celebrates culture diversity in Emory University of Law and provides its members with a platform to support and encourage each other.

President: TBD »

Christian Legal Society (CLS)

The Christian Legal Society strives to serve as a moral support group for the Emory University School of Law. It offers law students a place to distance themselves from the pressures of a legal education. It offers support and encouragement for students who become discouraged while offering a nonlegal avenue for students to voice their concerns and ideas. Students gain advice on how to live according to Scripture even in law school and the legal profession. Advice is also given regarding the day-to-day life in the law school, including advice on classes, professors, exams, and jobs. The Christian Legal Society is open to all law school students and welcomes members of other religious groups.

Civil Rights Law Practice Society

The Civil Rights Law Society promotes civil rights law dialogue, practice, policy, and scholarship at Emory University School of Law. Our purpose is to create opportunities for students interested in civil rights law to interact with faculty, practitioners, judges, and community organizations in the field. The Civil Rights Law Society will organize and present programming related to careers in civil rights law, and inform students of networking and career development opportunities.

Communications and Media Law Society (CMLS)

Connecting current Emory Law students with attorneys practicing media law. The Communications and Media Law Society's primary function is to facilitate the professional development of young attorneys interested in media law. Prior experience in the communications industry is welcome but not necessary. CMLS plans events and meetings and offers a network for employment postings.

Comparative Law Association

The Comparative Law Association is to share legal practicing professionals’ experience worldwide in law.  We host various programs within the legal field as it pertains to international social entertainment, networking, exchange legal ideas amongst each other, and act as a liaison between Emory Law and the local legal community.

President: TBD »

Corporate and Business Law Society (ECBLS)

It shall be the purpose of ECBLS to promote awareness of corporate and business related legal issues within the law school community and to provide members with opportunities to develop relationships in the legal community.

Criminal Law Society

The Criminal Law Society brings together students and a team of faculty, staff, and alumni advisors to promote the professional development of law students interested in criminal law practice. Society members rub shoulders with prosecutors, public defenders, and private criminal defense attorneys to learn what day-to-day life is like in the world of criminal law. Society members advance their professional goals by planning and participating in events providing exposure to the inner workings of the criminal courts. Members of the society learn from fellow law students the ins and outs of preparing effectively for a career at the criminal law bar. Upper-level students with a clear, demonstrated interest in criminal law practice may request to be paired with an experienced practitioner to advise them on professional development and job search strategies. But the Criminal Law Society is not all work-related. Society members enjoy the company of fellow students who share a sincere interest in criminal law practice, and informal social events are an integral part of the Criminal Law Society culture.

Every year around February, the Criminal Law Society hosts a networking event for Emory students to meet local attorneys from various fields. Additionally, every semester The Criminal Law Society collaborates with other organizations to hold legal services workshops for students to learn about specific topics, such as this year’s Spring Trauma-Informed Legal Services Workshop. We also host various panels with local practicing public defenders, prosecutors, and private defense attorneys to connect them with these practitioners and illustrate what criminal law looks like in practice.

Disabled Law Students Association

The purpose of the Disabled Law Students Association is to eliminate the stigma of disability within the legal profession, provide support for disabled law students and prospective law students, and foster an inclusive and accessible environment for disabled law students.

Emory Banking and Financial Institutions Law Society

The Emory Banking and Financial Institutions Law Society engages students interested in finance, financial legal services, investment science, and banking. They aim to teach students about legal opportunities within the banking and finance industry by connecting them with local industry professionals through panel events, site visits, and other networking opportunities. They advise students on navigating law school while cultivating their interest in finance and banking through discussions about classes, internships, jobs, and extracurricular opportunities.

Signature events include a fall SEC Panel, where students can learn about the SEC and internship opportunities with the SEC from practicing SEC attorneys; spring Commercial Lending Panel, where students can learn about Atlanta's widespread commercial lending industry as it relates to asset-based, capital markets, cash flows, and real estate from practicing industry professionals; and a spring field trip to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal

Published since 1984 and the only student-run bankruptcy journal in the United States, the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal publishes semi-annually and hosts a symposium in the spring. This widely-read print and online journal provides a forum for research, debate, and information for practitioners, scholars and the public.

Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review

The Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review explores the relationship between the corporation and its stakeholders in the United States and abroad. This online-only publication addresses issues of who the relevant stakeholders are and how far corporate responsibility to them should extend.

Emory Entertainment Alliance

Emory Entertainment Alliance is an organization purposed in enhancing the quality of graduate student/faculty life at Emory University through music. Our mission is threefold: (1) To facilitate meaningful connections among like minded musicians and those interested in the music industry; (2) Organize events for student/faculty musicians to participate in collaborative music projects; (3) Enrich the culture and atmosphere of Emory University by providing music entertainment on campus, and off-campus, proudly representing Emory Law in the community. By connecting people through music, our organization is able to build powerful bonds that transcend cultural, religious, political, and other differences- Music is a language we all speak. Participation in the law school band demonstrates talent, dedication, and strong performance skills to potential employers, and makes a resume stand out in a unique way. Band participation is not a prerequisite for membership in the EEA as there are many other opportunities to contribute to our mission, such as participating on our ELS Dance Team, or simply attending EEA-sponsored karaoke events. Our organization sponsors events that allow practicing lawyers to perform with the band, which facilitates networking opportunities. In the next year, we plan to increase our focus on building student-attorney relationships, and so there are many more networking events currently in the works.

We have been hired for several paid performances at private parties or local bars:

  • Shamjam Shuckfest (An outdoor festival in March)
  • Back to School Party (August and/or January)
  • Trial Techniques Faculty Appreciation Party (May)
  • Jewish Graduate Students Purim Party (March)
  • Halloween Show (in conjunction with the Dance Team)

We also perform for the entire student body once a month at "Recess" in Bacardi Plaza.

Emory Free Speech Forum

The Emory Free Speech Forum is a non-partisan organization devoted to fostering critical discourse and open dialogue surrounding important issues in law and society. With the belief that the best answers are found through unfettered debate, the Emory Free Speech Forum seeks to create a space for intellectual conversations to occur.

Emory Health Law Society

The Emory Health Law Society is a practice organization dedicated to exploring the intersection between healthcare and the law. In this expansive field, the Health Law Society seeks to nurture exposure to various careers, practice preparedness, and relationship building between students, practitioners, and healthcare professionals. Additionally, the Health Law Society seeks to engage students in discussion of critical current and emerging topics in Health Law. Health law spans a wide variety of legal topics. From mergers and acquisitions to medical malpractice to regulatory regimes and compliance, health law is a complex mix of law and policy that affects people every day. Through unique programming, the Health Law Society promotes a strong, diverse network of informed individuals who strive to help others through the complex field via lifelong connections.

EHLS hosts a variety of topical events every year. This has included General Body Meetings, panels with CDC Public Health lawyers, round tables with Emory lobbyists (representing both the University and Emory Healthcare at the state and national levels), etc. Next year, we anticipate a host of exciting events, focusing on partnership with other healthcare-related professional schools at Emory including Rollins School of Public Health, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the Bioethics program, etc.

Emory International Arbitration Society

Emory International Arbitration Society (EIAS) serves to promote the study of international arbitration on campus and to provide networking opportunities for its members with international arbitration practitioners. EIAS strives to offer a forum for members to learn about and discuss emerging topics in international arbitration.

Emory International Law Review

The Emory International Law Review enjoys an international reputation as a leader in international legal scholarship. EILR publishes articles and essays submitted by professionals and students from around the world on a vast array of topics ranging from human rights to international intellectual property issues. EILR is edited entirely by students and is known for excellence in scholarship, legal research, analysis, and professionalism in the publication process. EILR accepts previously unpublished submissions on topics touching on international and foreign law.

Emory Energy Law Society

The Emory Energy Law Society (“Society”) shall serve as a resource for students who are interesting in pursuing careers and learning about energy policy and law. The Society shall represent the students’ interests in all matters and shall carry out activities with these goals in mind.

Emory Law Journal

Founded in 1952 as the Journal of Public Law, the student-edited Emory Law Journal has been publishing academic, professional, and student-authored pieces on the full range of legal subjects since 1978. ELJ publishes six issues of legal scholarship along with ELJ Online, its online companion. ELJ also hosts the Randolph W. Thrower Symposium in the spring semester, bringing together legal scholars from across the country to discuss timely legal topics.

Emory Journal of Law and Religion

The Journal of Law and Religion is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal edited by the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, with student participation, and published in collaboration with Cambridge University Press.

President: TBD »

Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Project (ELSSCAP)

The Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Program (ELSSCAP) is the only student-run Supreme Court litigation program in the United States, producing persuasive petitions for certiorari and amicus briefs in a broad range of practice areas, including administrative law, bankruptcy law, constitutional law, criminal law, and tort law. Students work under the guidance of experienced litigators as they handle all aspects of ELSSCAP's work, giving them a unique opportunity to choose cases, write briefs, and engage in significant issues that merit being heard by the US Supreme Court. ELSSCAP gives students the opportunity to work on briefs for cases that have a significant impact on the American legal landscape. Students coordinate directly with clients, professors, co-counsel, etc. to ensure the briefs are of the highest quality.

ELSSCAP won the International Municipal Lawyer's Association Amicus Service Award for the 2019-2020 school year for its work in representing the organization's interests in an amicus brief to the Supreme Court.

Since 2010, ELSSCAP has worked on over 40 Supreme Court fillings, including briefs for amicus curiae and petitions for certiorari. Additionally, ELSSCAP runs a blog where students can write about circuit splits at

Emory National Security & Military Law Society

The National Security and Military Law Society (NSMLS) is dedicated to creation of an effective, non-partisan forum for informed dialogue on U.S. National Security issues and foreign affairs, with a particular emphasis on the intersection between security issues and the law. Our mission is tripartite: (1) to foster interest in and the understanding of the legal aspects and implications of national security, (2) to effectively equip the members in their pursuit of careers in the relevant fields, and (3) to contribute to the law as it relates to the national and international security. NSMLS engages with professionals in the field to host speaking engagements and career panels. Events in the past have included JAGs from the service branches, counsels from federal agencies, and representatives from non-profits. NSMLS also partners with the Center for International and Comparative Law to engage students with speakers and similar learning opportunities. Additionally, the society maintains contact information for Emory Law alums working in the fields of military and national security law.

NSMLS events vary; however, the society has hosted career panels and a successful panel event on the Syrian Civil War which included speakers from the national security, humanitarian, and human rights law spheres.

Emory Public Interest Committee (EPIC)

EPIC is a student and Advisory Board based organization. We host volunteer events during the semester at local homeless shelters and group homes and host on campus clothing drives. We also coordinate panels with local public interest attorneys to discuss public interest careers. Finally, we fundraise for EPIC Grants, to be provided to EPIC members who qualify and have a full time, unpaid summer internship in a public interest related field/office.

Environmental Law Society

The purposes of the Environmental Law Society are:

  1. To promote awareness of environmental concerns, issues, and problems within the legal community.
  2. To bridge the communication and information gaps between the scientific and political and legal communities.
  3. To enhance the law school experience for students interested in environmental issues confronting Georgia, the United States, and the world.

Federalist Society

The Federalist Society is a collection of libertarians and conservatives who are interested in the current state of the legal system as well as the philosophies and ideologies that shape it. Members of the Federalist Society highly value both the freedoms guaranteed by, and the structure of, the Constitution. The Society's core principles are (1) that the state exists to preserve freedom, (2) that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and (3) that it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be. The Society seeks both to promote an awareness of these principles and to further their application in the legal system.

The Federalist Society has created a conservative and libertarian intellectual network that extends to all levels of the legal community. We host events that get attendees to debate, discuss, and decide issues concerning the legal system and the ideologies that influence it. For more information on the Federalist Society and its background, go to

FedSoc's signature events include Supreme Court Preview Federal and state judicial panels.

If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice

Emory If, When, How is a chapter of the national organization, If, When, How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice -- because every person should be able to choose if, when, and how they reproduce. Reproductive justice will be achieved when all people and communities have access to the information, resources, and support they need to attain sexual and reproductive self-determination.

President: TBD »

Immigration Law Society

The purpose/mission of the Immigration Law Practice Society shall be to promote immigration law dialogue, practice, policy, and scholarship at Emory Law. Our purpose is to create opportunities for students interested in immigration law to interact with faculty, practitioners, judges, and community organizations in the field. The Immigration Law Society will organize and present programming related to careers in immigration law and inform students of networking and career development opportunities.

Intellectual Property Society

EIPS educates students about the various opportunities available in the area of intellectual property law. EIPS holds a number of events throughout the school year and connects students with intellectual property practitioners. These events include alumni networking events, panels on topics such as IP Big Law and Emerging Technologies, and information sessions on the Patent Bar and IP Courses offered at Emory.

International Law Society (ILS)

The International Law Society brings together students with a common interest in private and public international law. In recognizing that the practice of international law involves a variety of areas, the society sponsors international business, public policy, and cultural events. The society assists students in preparing for careers in international law, provides information on educational and work opportunities abroad, and acts as a liaison with other international groups, especially the Center for International and Comparative Law and the Emory International Law Review. The society helps to bring speakers from Emory and the surrounding community to raise the level of discourse and understanding of international issues. The society seeks to promote greater emphasis on international studies within the law school and on the Emory campus, and encourages the faculty and administration to dedicate more resources to the study of international law through course offerings, faculty appointments, study abroad programs and the presence of foreign students. ILS fosters relationships throughout the Law School, across Emory, and around the world. One of the largest practice societies at the Law School, the organization brings together a diverse set of students and professionals to discuss topics of immediate relevance and import in the field of international law. This includes a wide variety of legal subjects, ranging from private international topics of International Arbitration, International M&A and contracting, Corporate Compliance, etc. to public international topics of International Humanitarian Law, Immigration Law, International Policy and Diplomacy, International Aid, etc. We encourage our membership to propose events that are meaningful to them. 

ILS hosts diverse and numerous events every year. In the past, this has included mixers and networking events, panels, speakers, and conferences. Last year, ILS events focused on networking, Enforced Disappearances, International Humanitarian Law (law of war), International Transactions, and International Law in Diplomacy and Aid. We hope to sponsor events in the future with many internationally-related ELS organizations.

International Refugee Assistance Project

IRAP (International Refugee Assistance Project) at Emory Law is a student initiated and directed organization that provides individual legal representation for refugees seeking resettlement. Law students work in groups of 2-3 under the supervision of pro bono attorneys from King & Spalding to prepare visa applications, submit appeals, and advocate and empower clients to successfully negotiate the resettlement process.

Jewish Law Students Association (JLSA)

JLSA is here to provide a smaller Jewish community within the larger Emory Law community. Whether you need help finding a synagogue to go to for the high holidays or just someone to get bagels with we are here to help.

JM/MLS Society

The JM/MLS Society is established to pursue the following as its aims and objectives: a) Ensure the seamless integration of new members to the JM/MLS Program by facilitating knowledge-sharing through frequent peer interactions and providing academic, social, cultural, and career support as needed; b) Strengthen relationships between its members and the Law School administration, faculty, and the general student body by promoting education, diversity, and specific legal and social issues that may arise; c) Act as a student voice and advocate for the special needs and concerns of its members before the Law School administration and faculty; d) Promote a greater understanding of the purpose and objectives of the JM/MLS Program; e) Foster close relationships among its past, present, and future members through networking events, social gatherings, and social media platforms; and f) Promote networking, relationship building, and cross-cultural exchange among members, the Law School, and the local and international professional community. The Society shall strive to fulfill these aims and objectives in the course of the academic year.

Labor and Employment Law Society

The Labor and Employment Law Society intends to provide a source of support and education for students interested in practicing labor law or employment law. Our vision is to elevate the prestige of Emory Law, student, and alumni amongst practitioners of labor law or employment law. We will do so by supporting the ambitions and career goals of currently enrolled students and making connections with practicing alumni.

Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA)

LALSA is an organization that is unified by students with Latino heritage or an interest in Latin American affairs. Our goal is to provide academic resources and networking connections for students, while presenting opportunities for all students to engage with the surrounding Latino community.

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Law and Entrepreneurship Society

In an era marked by the growing influence of entrepreneurship in the realms of business and law across the nation, it is imperative that legal professionals are well-prepared to both serve as trusted advisors to entrepreneurs and approach legal challenges with an entrepreneurial mindset. The establishment of the Emory Law and Entrepreneurship Society (ELES) serves the purpose of enlightening prospective lawyers about the realm of startup businesses and fostering an entrepreneurial mindset.

ELES focuses especially on topics unique to start-ups, emerging growth companies, and venture capital lawyers such as early-stage corporate financing, working with entrepreneurs, and the intersection of law and technology. Advising leaders within the innovation-driven economy calls for a distinct approach compared to counseling large corporations. It necessitates a nuanced understanding of the distinctive challenges and risks inherent to startups and small businesses. We aim to assist our members in developing this specialized knowledge in entrepreneurship law while also fostering an environment conducive to the cultivation of both existing and novel startup concepts.

Law and Artificial Intelligence Society

LAIS's purpose is to bridge the gap between law and technology, fostering a deeper understanding of AI's role in the legal sector. Through events including discussions, workshops and networking opportunities, students will enhance their knowledge and engage collaboratively, contributing to both personal growth and the advancement of the field.

Law School Democrats

Emory Law School Democrats (ELSD) is an active political group that seeks to connect the Emory Law community with the Democratic Party. We are an affiliate of both the College Democrats of America and Young Democrats of America. We volunteer on political races, lobby for progressive issues, and bring guest speakers to discuss important issues and provide trainings.

Legal Association for Women Students (LAWS)

Legal Association for Women Students (LAWS) / Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL) encourages increased awareness and discussion of legal issues concerning women and challenges facing women in the law. LAWS invites judges, politicians, lawyers, and professors to speak on a broad range of topics such as health law, domestic violence, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, feminist legal theory, and the particular challenges facing women in the legal marketplace. Other activities include a mentoring program, student-led live and silent auction, and our annual conference. LAWS also sponsors an annual charity auction to fund a grant for women’s interest work each summer.

Litigation Society

The Emory Litigation Society is the only Litigation Practice Society at Emory Law School. Its purpose is to assist students who intend to enter the Litigation sphere by offering mentoring programs, networking opportunities, social events, speaker presentations and more.

LLM Society

Emory LLM Society is the organization that aims at LLM students to promote academic performance, assist career development and strengthen social bonds. We reflects the nobility credential and worldwide relationships through LLM students and alumni.

President: TBD »

Middle Eastern Law Students Association

The Middle Eastern Law Student Association (MELSA) serves to promote a stronger community within the law school, build connection between law school students and the greater Atlanta community, and enhance the academic environment within Emory through critical discussions on the legal, political, social and cultural realities of the peoples of the Middle East.

Mock Trial

The Mock Trial Society, composed of second- and third-year law students, encourages excellence in trial advocacy skills. Learn more »

Moot Court Society

The Moot Court Society is a competitive, student-run organization that provides experiential opportunities to develop oral advocacy and brief-writing skills. Emory Law students organize and host the annual Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition, held at Emory Law in the Fall semester. 

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President: TBD »

Muslim Law Students Association

The purpose of the Muslim Law Students Association is to be a resource to Muslim students at the Emory University School of Law.

National Lawyers Guild (NLG)

The National Lawyers Guild is dedicated to the need for basic change in the structure of our political and economic system. Our aim is to bring together all those who recognize the importance of safeguarding and extending the rights of workers, women, LGBTQ people, farmers, people with disabilities, and people of color, upon whom the welfare of the entire nation depends; who seek actively to eliminate racism; who work to maintain and protect our civil rights and liberties in the face of persistent attacks upon them; and who look upon the law as an instrument for the protection of the people, rather than for their repression. The NLG has 20 issue-based national committees, projects, and tasks forces working in virtually all areas of public interest and movement law.

Signature events include: Informed Resistance Workshop, Enforced Disappearances International Human Rights Practicum, Drop that Crack the Rock Film Screening and Discussion, The ISIS Trial Film Screening

Oil, Gas & Energy Law Association

Emory Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Association (OGEL) organizes academic and social events related to the study and practice of energy law. OGEL will host symposia, events with industry speakers, and provide networking opportunities to Emory Law students interested in pursuing a career in energy law.

President: TBD »


OUTLaw is Emory Law's LGBT student organization that prides itself on community. Although the group is focused on queer fellowship, allies are welcome to join! OUTLaw strives to provide members the chance to socialize, network, and learn about LGBT legal issues through various academic and social events. To ensure students succeed in school and in the legal field, OUTLaw provides mentorship programs with 2Ls, 3Ls, and practicing LGBT attorneys in the Atlanta area. 

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Pi Alpha Delta

The purpose of this Fraternity shall be to form a strong bond uniting students and teachers of the law with members of the Bench and Bar in a fraternal fellowship designed to advance the ideals of liberty and equal justice under law; to stimulate excellence in scholarship; to inspire the virtues of compassion and courage; to foster integrity and professional competence; to promote the welfare of its members; and to encourage their moral, intellectual, and cultural advancement; so that each member may enjoy a lifetime of honorable professional and public service.

Real Estate Law Society

The Emory Law Real Estate Law Society (RELS) is a student-run organization having its principal place of business at the main campus of the law school. RELS is committed to improving student education, awareness, and opportunity in the field of real estate law. RELS educates students in the legal, ethical, political, and sociological perspectives of real estate Law. To accomplish these goals, RELS conducts student activities, in coordination with Emory Law.

Sino-American Interdisciplinary Legal Society (SAILS)

Sino-American Interdisciplinary Legal Society (SAILS) is a community where American and international students at Emory Law constructively engage issues in law and its intersections in Greater China and Sino-US relations. To this end, SAILS seeks to help students to better: 1) comprehend the law and law-related issues in Greater China and Sino-US relations; 2) construct descriptive and normative writing on these issues; 3) connect with law students, scholars and practitioners across the US and Greater China.

South Asian Law Student Association (SALSA)

Emory's South Asian Law Student Association (SALSA) is a student-run organization that focuses on furthering student interest in South Asian culture. This organization serves as a vehicle for education and discussion on legal, political, and social topics regarding South Asia and its diaspora. We intertwine our passion for the law and our fascination with South Asian culture by fostering strong networking connections with South Asian legal professionals and students in the greater Atlanta community. The organization has informal networking events such as lunch and learns and panel discussions where students can learn more about various practice areas while also meeting lawyers. Additionally, SALSA hosts a networking event for members. Students get the opportunity to meet with South Asian layers in the Atlanta community and build a network.

Signature events include Chai Chats.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

The mission of SELS is to connect the Emory Law community with the Sports and Entertainment legal and non-legal community, foster career opportunities, and build relationships amongst individuals who share similar professional interests.

Street Law

Street Law connects Emory Law students with high school students at nearby public schools. Law students, along with attorneys from King & Spalding and The Coca-Cola Company, teach lessons in classrooms related to different areas of the law and offer advice on law school, college, and careers to students.

President: TBD »

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

The Student Animal Legal Defense Fund's mission is to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. The SALDF takes the position to be influential advocates for changing the law to better protect animals and aids you in learning about different areas of the law. Animal law is a growing area of law and uses the combination of statutory and case law that relates to or has an impact on nonhuman animals. Animal law permeates and affects most traditional areas or law, including tort, contract, criminal, and constitutional law. There are more than 160 chapters of SALDF at law schools through the U.S. and multiple career opportunities such as: Animal Legal Defense Fund Fellow, Staff Attorney, Private Practitioner, Lobbyist, Prosecutor, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund's Pro Bono Program. 

Signature events include AHISMA House Luncheon, Wands for Wildlife Education on Animal Cruelty and Animal Testing, and Sponsoring Shelter Animals / Adoptions.

Student Bar Association (SBA)

The Student Bar Association is the student government of the law school. SBA allocates student activity fee money to chartered law school organizations, works to build relations with other schools and organizations on campus, and is the primary source of the law school's social activities. SBA also takes on and helps fund additional projects arising throughout the year. SBA serves as the primary connection between law students, faculty, and the administration. Members serve on faculty committees (i.e. curriculum, faculty appointments, career services), university-wide committees, and are often called upon by the administration to assist with special projects. If you would like to get involved or propose a project, please contact any member of SBA in person or by e-mail. Remember, it's your SBA and we're here for you! 

Signature events include Scarrister's Ball and Barrister's Ball.

Tax Law Society

The primary purpose of the Tax Law Society is to prepare students for careers in tax law, corporate tax law, and estate planning. Advice on courses, internships/externships, and jobs, will help members gain a better chance for success in the fields listed above. Bringing members and other students into contact with practicing tax attorneys and other lawyers.

Transfer Board Association

The Emory Law Transfer Board helps oversee the transition of incoming transfer students by answering initial questions about getting acclimated to a new academic environment and organizing events meant to promote interaction with the rest of the student body.

President: TBD »