National BlackLaw Students Association


About

Photo Credit: Jet Magazine & Past National Chair Robert Pickett (pictured at left).

OUR HISTORY

In 1968, Algernon Johnson (“AJ”) Cooper, former mayor of Prichard, Alabama, founded the first Black American Law Students Association (“BALSA”) at the New York University Law School. In 1983, BALSA revised its name, and the word “American” was deleted to encompass all Blacks, including those not of American nationality. Later, the word “National” was added to reflect the organization’s national expansion, which now includes representation in the law schools of nearly every state in the nation and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

When Wed From April 10, 2019 to
April 10, 2019
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Where

Little Rock Marriott

3 Statehouse Plaza
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
United States

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