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Alternative Dispute Resolution Organization (ADRO)

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Organization (ADRO) is open to all students. This student group was created to promote interest and understanding in alternative dispute resolution. ADR is rapidly growing within the legal community, and Mizzou Law has one of the best Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs in the country! ADRO is dedicated to educating its members about the current legal issues,…

American Bar Association – Law Student Division (ABA-LSD)

All law students are eligible for membership in the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. This organization offers an opportunity for students to become more acquainted with both the organized Bar and students from other law schools. Membership is free, which includes subscriptions to the Student Lawyer and the A.B.A. Journal, discounts on bar review materials, special automobile rental…

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS)

Our chapter’s activities include: networking events with local, progressive attorneys; inviting speakers to present contemporary legal issues from a variety of perspectives; and hosting social events for students and faculty. Everyone is invited to find out more about the networking opportunities created by involvement in the American Constitution Society.  For more information, contact us…

Association of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law (AIPEL)

AIPEL was created to promote awareness of the areas of intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, etc.) and entertainment law. Both areas are growing rapidly and are closely related to cyber law, music law, digital rights, e-commerce and software law. AIPEL’s goal is to provide information, connections, and opportunities to empower students with knowledge about the legal rights and restrictions associated…

Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

The School of Law’s chapter of the Black Law Students Association was founded in 1971. BLSA’s primary purpose is to deal with the special concerns of Black law students and lawyers. The Association acquaints students with the professional opportunities, problems and responsibilities they will have as practicing members of the Bar. BLSA encourages full participation of all students in the…

Board of Advocates (BOA)

The Board of Advocates (BOA) is a student run organization at the University of Missouri School of Law that provides law students with opportunities to enhance their public speaking and writing skills through practical experience in a variety of advocacy based competitions. The competitions also challenge law students to apply classroom theory and problem solving skills to real world situations.…

Christian Legal Society (CLS)

The MU Christian Legal Society is a group of law students organized to provide a means of exploring faith in Jesus Christ in the practice of law. The students’ primary purpose is to encourage one another in faith and love as they face the challenges of law school and preparation for the profession. CLS’ primary activity is a weekly bible…

Criminal Law Association (CLA)

CLA’s purpose is to be a forum for encouraging the study, practice, and discussion of criminal law at the University of Missouri School of Law. CLA activities revolve around being a resource for law students who are interested in the area of criminal law. Our activities include hosting events such as speakers, forums, and field trips to places and events…

Environmental Law Society

The Environmental Law Society is dedicated to educating, inspiring, and mobilizing students to become engaged in environmental law and environmental issues, and bringing environmental awareness to the law school and the community. We encourage employment in environmental law and related fields through the promotion of networking and cross-programing with other law and environmental organizations. We are committed to sponsoring open…

Equal Justice Law Association (EJLA)

The Equal Justice Law Association (EJLA) is a group of law students committed to advancing public interest law at the University of Missouri, the Mid-Missouri community and the larger region. The organization is dedicated to educating and encouraging student participation in public interest law during their time as students as well as their later legal careers. EJLA volunteers work with…