Asian Pacific American Law Student Association
APALSA serves as a social, academic, cultural, and professional resource for both students from Asian Pacific areas and students who are interested in Asian cultures in law school. APALSA also provides a forum where students are free to exchange their opinions about Asian Pacific legal issues and political matters. Additionally, APALSA aims to enhance members’ experiences at the Law School through various programs targeted to promote interaction between students and with faculty.
Our group welcomes all the law school students interested in Asian culture, history, and law. APALSA values diversity; therefore, we encourage students from different backgrounds and cultures to join us. We hope that every member can benefit from the interaction of different cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, and political views.
Members enjoy alumni networking events, lectures, scholarship opportunities, and social events. Our alumni are engaged in a variety of legal and non-legal careers, all around the world. APALSA provides students with opportunities to network with Asian-American lawyers and learn from practicing attorneys focusing on international and Asia-specific issues.
We want to enhance our members’ academic and social achievement and hope that we can work together to build a strong community and foster harmony among the various law school organizations.
A word from our advisor
"APALSA provides students with a community of support. The members come from diverse backgrounds and there is an opportunity to get to know people with a range of experiences - from within the United States and globally as well. APALSA also offers educational programs, mentoring, and chances for students to learn from professors, practitioners, and outside speakers who provide their experiences on how law intersects with a number of different fields."
—Prof. Jay Krishnan
- Amy Qi, President (email@example.com)
- Aaron Shi, Vice President
- Nainika Ravi, Treasurer
- Nitya Sunil, Secretary and Social Chair
- Martha Slaymaker, Academic Initiative Chair
- Professor Jayanth Krishnan