Student Organizations

American Constitution Society (ACS)

  • President: Jean Marie Christy
  • Vice-President: Chloe Bilodeau
  • Treasurer: Kit Thomas
  • Secretary: TBD

Faculty Advisors: Margaret Hu & Chris Seaman


Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA)

The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) strives to be an academic, social, and political arena for all students who are interested in learning about and supporting Asian and Asian American issues in the law. By nurturing the professional development of its members, educating the legal community about Asian American needs in legal practice, participating in community service projects, and articulating the needs of its students to the faculty and administration, we seek to cultivate a supportive minority community at the Washington and Lee School of Law. 

  • President: Jae Won Ha
  • Vice President of Communication: Yiran (Helena) Shao
  • Vice President of Fundraising: Jun An Yong
  • Vice President of Events: Alexandra Hakusui
  • Secretary: Ian Roberts

 Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

  • President: Adrianne Williams
  • Vice President: Mikail Clark
  • Secretary: Ian Roberts
  • Treasurer: Chad Joseph
  • Historian: Charu Kulkarni
  • Mock Trial Coordinator: Rennie Laryea
  • Moot Court Coordinator: Maureen Edobor
  • Alumni Relations: Chi Ewusi

Faculty Advisor: Victoria Sahani

Christian Legal Society (CLS)

  • President: Ben Nye
  • Vice-President: Rennie Laryea
  • Secretary: Meredith Toole
  • Treasurer: Mark Zhuang

Faculty Advisor:  Sam Calhoun

Executive Committee (EC)

  • President: Wilson Miller
  • Vice President: Daniel Johnson
  • Secretary: Sonia Brozak
  • 2L Rep: John Houser
  • 3L Rep: Brett Castellat

Federalist Society (Fed Soc)

  • President: Tom DeMatteo
  • Vice President: Mikail Clark
  • Secretary: Meredith Toole
  • Treasurer: Mark Zhuang
  • Speaker Chair: Jenna Lorence
  • Publicity Chair: McNair Nichols

Faculty Advisor: Al Carr

German Law Journal (GLJ)

  • Executive Editor: Chi Ewusi
  • Managing Editor: Deb Howe
  • Submissions Editor: Mandi Lyons-Archambault
  • Web/Content Editor: Royce Stuteville
  • Senior Articles Editors: Maressa Cuenca, Andrea Marshall, & Arthur Vorbrodt
  • Lead Articles Editors: Rosy Baeza, Tacho Fernandez, Wilson Jiang, Erin Simmerock, Lizzy Williams, & Jess Winn

J. Reuben Clark Law Society

  • President: Starleigh Smith
  • VIce President: Rachel Norby
  • Secretary: Jonathon Stanley
  • Treasurer: Clint Williams

Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA)

  • Contact: Ben Naidorf

Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice (JCRSJ)

  • Editor in Chief: Chelsea Creta
  • Executive Editor: Caley DeGroote
  • Managing Editor: Andrew Higgins
  • Advancement Editor: Mikail Clark
  • Symposium Editor: Charli Gibbs-Tabler
  • Senior Articles Editors: Stacey LaRiviere & Sarah Stovall
  • Notes Editors: Olivia Broderick & Jack Gainey
  • Lead Articles Editors: Tom DeMatteo, Valerie Fulton, & Adrianne Williams

Website: http://law.wlu.edu/crsj
Faculty Advisors: Margaret Hu, Victoria Sahani

Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA)

  • President: Rosy Baeza
  • Vice President: Tamra Harris
  • Treasurer: Peter Askin
  • Secretary: Luisa Hernandez
  • Community Outreach: James Simon
  • Events Co-Chairs: Matthew Donahue & Ian Roberts
  • Moot Court Cordinator: Maressa Cuenca

Law Families

  • Coordinators: Sills O'Keefe & Annie Cox

Law News

  • Editor in Chief: Charles William Knapp
  • Executive Editor: Chi Ewusu
  • Managing Editors: Kevin Rickert & Richard Goode
  • Layout Editor: Christopher Hoynicki
  • Online Editors: Daniel Martin and Hollie Webb
  • Marketing Editor: Peter Askin
  • Publication Editor: Chad Joseph
  • Section Editors: Jeffrey Valentine & Holly Farris

Website: http://www.wlulawnews.com/

Law Review

  • Editor in Chief: D. McNair Nichols, Jr.
  • Executive Editors: Lucas M. Barta & Leanna C. Minix
  • Managing Editors: Anne M. Anderson & Arthur R. Vorbordt
  • Senior Articles Editors: Peter M. Szeremeta & Jessica A. Winn
  • Symposium Editor: Mitchell D. Diles
  • Managing Online Editors: Andrea I. Marshall & Daniel J. Martin
  • Lead Articles Editors: Kiersty M. DeGroote, Lauren A. Michnick, Brent M. Phipps, Kevin Rickert, William C. Simmerson, James E. Simon, Ashley C. Slisz, & Clinton T. Williams
  • Lead Online Editors: Ann S. Cox & Jenna M. Lorence

Website: http://law.wlu.edu/lawreview
Faculty Advisor: Chris Seaman

Lewis Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series (Powell Board)

  • Co‐Chairs: Chelsea Creta & Tom DeMatteo
  • Board Members: Caley DeGroote, Kiersty DeGroote, McNair Nichols, Carl Krausnick, & Peter Szeremeta

Moot Court Executive Board (MCEB)

  • Chair: Jenna Lorence
  • Vice Chairs: Max Gottlieb, Bo Mahr, & Stacey LaRiviere
  • Davis Competition Co-Administrators: Deb Howe & James Simon
  • Negotiations Administrator: Mason Williams
  • Mock Trial Co-Administrators: Caley DeGroote & Kiersty DeGroote
  • Mediation Administrator: Brent Phipps
  • Client Counseling Administrator: Chelsea Creta

OutLaw

  • Co-Chairs: TJ Briggs & Colt Justice
  • Vice Chair: Emily Gorham

Advisor: Andrea Hilton

Phi Alpa Delta Law Fraternity (PAD)

  • Justice: Darnell Morrow
  • Vice Justice: Kit Thomas
  • Treasurer: Taylor Rafaly
  • Secretary: Marta Vasquez
  • Marshall: Aubrey Morin
  • Auction Chairs: Chloe Bilodeau & Taylor Davison
  • Alumni Relations: TBD

Faculty Advisor: TBD

Phi Delta Phi

  • Magister:
  • Vice Magister:
  • Exchequer:
  • Clerk:
  • Historian:

Faculty Advisor: Mary Natkin

Public Interest Law Students Association (PILSA)

  • President: Jess Winn
  • VP Community Service: Emily Bao
  • VP Fundraising: Chad Joseph
  • Treasurer: TJ Briggs
  • Secretary: Fiorella Herrera
  • Education Co-Chairs: Matt Donahue & Jay Ha
  • Community Service Co-Chairs: Kimberly Neel & Charu Kulkarni
  • 2L Reps: Kelly Chrisman, Watts Burks, & Anne Steel
  • 3L Reps: April Brown & Holly Farris

Website: http://law.wlu.edu/pilsa

Sports, Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law Society (SEIPLS)

  • President: Austin Woodside
  • Vice President: Spencer Wiles
  • Treasurer: Greg Funk
  • Secretary: Mark Zhuang
  • Sports Director: Christian Addison
  • Intellectual Property Director: AJ Bergren
  • Entertainment Director: Thomas Griffin

Sports Czars

  • Lucas Barta, Olivia Broderick, James Simon, McNair Nichols, Mitch Diles, Joe Lockwood, Spencer Wiles, Greg Funk, & Javier Puga

St. Thomas More Society

  • President:
  • Vice-President:
  • Events Coordinator:
  • Service Coordinator:

Student Bar Association (SBA)

  • President: Olivia Broderick
  • Vice President: Catherine Woodcock
  • Secretary: Chloe Bilodeau
  • Treasurer: Danielle Wise
  • 2L President: Jonathan Murphy
  • 2L VP: Kelly Chrisman
  • 3L President: Carl Krausnick
  • 3L VP: Ray Escobar

Website: http://law.wlu.edu/sba

Student Judicial Committee (SJC)

  • At-large Rep: Mark Zhuang
  • 3L Rep: Tacho Fernandez Sanchez
  • 2L Rep: Brett Lawrence

Washington and Lee Veterans' Advocates (WLVA)

WLVA provides a forum of discussion and support for those affiliated with the U.S. Armed Forces, Coast Guard, or those interested in military veterans' issues, national security strategy, or defense policy. WLVA is also dedicated to advocating for veterans and increasing awareness of issues related to veterans, national security strategy, or defense policy in the greater University and Lexington communities.

Membership is open to any student, faculty member, staff, or spouse in the University community with an interest in matters affecting our military, its veterans, and national security without regard to status as a military veteran or current service member.  

  • President: Nicholas Ramos
  • Vice President: Chandra Winter
  • Treasurer: Gabrielle Ongies

Women Law Students Organization (WLSO)

  • Co‐Presidents: Lizzie Williams & Valerie Fulton
  • Treasurer: Maria Rossi
  • Vice President of Events: Catherine Woodcock
  • Vice President of Education & Outreach: Jean-Marie Christy

Website: http://law.wlu.edu/wlso
Faculty Advisor: Beth Belmont