Black Law Students Association

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The purpose of Bowen’s Black Law Students Association shall be to introduce black law students to the professional problems and responsibilities they will encounter upon admission to the practice of law, to address and represent the ideas and concerns of its members, and to promote cultural diversity and inclusion at the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law.

Bowen’s Black Law Students Association is part of the Southern Region of the National Black Law Students Association.

2016-2017 BLSA Leadership

President: Jennifer Montgomery

Vice – President: Kimberly Glover

Secretary – Zaisha Heardmon

Treasurer – Liz Harris

Historian – Micah Rice

Parliamentarian – Jason Smedley

UALR BLSA Yearly Calendar

Monthly meeting – Tips on Networking for the Introvert – Dean Walker – September 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

SWBLSA Academic Leadership Retreat, Dallas, TX – September 24 -25, 2016

1L Retreat – Saturday, October 8, 9:00 am – 5:00pm

Health Fair – Monday, October 17, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Monthly meeting – Panel – Tamika Edwards, J.D. – Director of Gov’t Affairs AR advocates for Children and Families; Rashauna Norment – Rashauna Norment Law Firm (Solo practitioner); Kandi Hughes  – General Counsel at UCA October 18 at 5:00pm

Monthly meeting – Being Strategic with the Bar –Whitley Johnson – DHS Attorney – November 15 at 5:00pm

Regional Convention- New Orleans, LA – January 11 – 15, 2017

Monthly Meeting – Topic TBA – January 17, 2017, 5:00pm

Black History Program – Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 12:05 – 1:25pm

Monthly Meeting – Topic TBA – February 21, 2017, 5:00pm

National Convention – Houston, TX – March 8 -12, 2017

Monthly Meeting – Topic TBA – March 21, 2017, 5:00pm [pending spring break]

BLSA Banquet – Saturday, April 1, 7:00 pm – 10:00pm

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