Black Law Student Association (BLSA)

About Black Law Students Association

MISSION: The mission of the Black Law Students Association is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black and minority attorneys who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.

VISION: To influence the legal community by bringing about meaningful legal and political change that addresses the needs and concerns of the Black community.

PURPOSE: The purpose of the Black Law Student Association is to articulate and promote the needs and goals of Black law students to effectuate change in the legal community. To be sensitive and responsive to the needs of black law students and to advocate professional competence. Further, it educates law students and attorneys about the needs of the black community and encourages assistance whenever possible. The organization also sponsors a variety of academic and social activities.

To learn more, visit the National Black Law Students Organization

Board Members

Jada Rhome, President
Tyrus A. Fleetwood, Vice President
Sylvester K. “Bailey” Jr., Treasurer
Danielle M. Classey, Secretary
Jarredd Simpson, Community Outreach Chair
Shameka Jean, Historian

Contact STU Law BLSA

Instagram: @stublsa

Faculty Advisor

Professor Stephen A. Plass

Registration and Fees

New and Prospective Members

Step 1: Click here to pay the STU Black Law Students Association Local fee of $35.

  • Fill out the form, and in the box that reads “What is the payment for”, choose “other” at the bottom of the drop list.
  • A new box will appear that reads “Please Describe”, please put “BLSA Dues”

Step 2: Email your confirmation to