Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter is dedicated to providing a forum for education, advocacy, and scholarship aimed at protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system and raising the profile of the field of animal law. The chapter’s goals revolve around educating the law school and surrounding community about institutionalized animal abuse on a local and national scale within various industries while engaging in initiatives to combat that abuse. The activities of the student chapter shall include, but not be limited to: hosting speakers, debates, and conferences on current issues in animal law; carrying out research projects for attorneys and organizations promoting animal protection; networking with students, legal professionals, and animal advocates; conducting educational events such as information tables and film screenings; volunteering at animal sanctuaries; supporting local activists; and participating in Animal Legal Defense Fund’s weeks of action.

Board Members

Maegan Zamora, President
Naor Rom, Vice President
Sophie Velasquez, Secretary
Dayma Pla, Treasurer
Whitley Judd, Public Relations Coordinator
Vanessa Guiracoche, Director of Relations

Faculty/Staff Advisor

Barbara Singer

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