Wayne State University

Black Law Student Association

Who we are

Wayne State University Law School Black Law Student Association is an organization formed to articulate and promote the needs and goals of black law students and effectuate change in the legal community.

What we do

The Black Law Student Association is designed to:

  • Foster and encourage the academic excellence and professional competence of all law students.
  • Instill in the law student a greater commitment to the needs of the community at large.
  • Enable the student to initiate positive change within the legal system.
  • Facilitate diverse involvement and collaboration within the Wayne State community.
  • Provide the resources necessary for the accomplishment of these goals.

The association is founded on four pillars: Build, Lead, Serve and Advocate for our community and for our people.


Black Law Student Association

Contact us

2015-16 President – Shanika A. Owens

Advocating for justice, serving the community, revitalizing Detroit and Michigan