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Lewis & Clark Law School Animal Legal Defense Fund

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events:

In addition to putting on Speaker Series events and encouraging volunteerism, the Lewis & Clark Student Chapter strives to keep its members apprised of animal-related events in and around Portland, doing its part to build the animal protection community. Check out some of our recent and upcoming events below. Nearly all of our events are open to the public, so do not hesitate to stop by!

What We’ve Done:

March 14th, 2019

  • 12:10pm - 1:30pm: MeatOut
    Join us in the LRC for our annual MeatOut celebration! Local vendors have donated food and prizes that will be raffled off. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit a local animal sanctuary.

March 13th, 2019

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: The History of Animal Law
    Join The Mother of Animal Law, Joyce Tischler, as she discusses the history of animal law.

March 12th, 2019

  • 5:30pm - 8:30pm: Animal Law Networking Event
  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: Where are They Now?
    Join us in celebrating 25 years of our student chapter! Three previous members of the board, Amy Wilson, Juli Zagrans, and Jaclyn Leeds will join us to discuss how the student chapter played an integral role during their law school careers, what they’ve done since graduation, and offer advice to the chapter!

March 11th, 2019

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: Networking Prep Panel
    Join ALDF’s Education Coordinator, and alum, Priscilla Rader and Fellow, Kathleen Wood, for tips and advice on how to make the most of networking opportunities.

February 28th, 2019

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: Project POOCH
    Join us for a lively discussion with Project POOCH’s founder, Joan Dalton, to learn more about the organization, their focus on pairing incarcerated juveniles with dogs, and how the bonds between animals and humans can overcome hardship.

February 15th, 2019

  • All Day: Cutest Companion Contest
    Our 4th annual Cutest Companion Contest is underway! Students submitted photos of their companion animals and ask everyone to vote with their dollars to prove that their companion is the cutest. This year, all proceeds will benefit Forsaken Bullies, an awesome organization that specializes in rescuing pit bulls. Voting in the LRC and on venmo from now until Friday, February 15th. If voting on venmo, find our username (saldf@lclark.edu) and note in the subject line who you’re voting for!

February 14th, 2019

  • All Day: Cutest Companion Contest
    Our 4th annual Cutest Companion Contest is underway! Students submitted photos of their companion animals and ask everyone to vote with their dollars to prove that their companion is the cutest. This year, all proceeds will benefit Forsaken Bullies, an awesome organization that specializes in rescuing pit bulls. Voting in the LRC and on venmo from now until Friday, February 15th. If voting on venmo, find our username (saldf@lclark.edu) and note in the subject line who you’re voting for!

February 13th, 2019

  • All Day: Cutest Companion Contest
    Our 4th annual Cutest Companion Contest is underway! Students submitted photos of their companion animals and ask everyone to vote with their dollars to prove that their companion is the cutest. This year, all proceeds will benefit Forsaken Bullies, an awesome organization that specializes in rescuing pit bulls. Voting in the LRC and on venmo from now until Friday, February 15th. If voting on venmo, find our username (saldf@lclark.edu) and note in the subject line who you’re voting for!

February 12th, 2019

  • All Day: Cutest Companion Contest
    Our 4th annual Cutest Companion Contest is underway! Students submitted photos of their companion animals and ask everyone to vote with their dollars to prove that their companion is the cutest. This year, all proceeds will benefit Forsaken Bullies, an awesome organization that specializes in rescuing pit bulls. Voting in the LRC and on venmo from now until Friday, February 15th. If voting on venmo, find our username (saldf@lclark.edu) and note in the subject line who you’re voting for!

February 11th, 2019

  • All Day: Cutest Companion Contest
    Our 4th annual Cutest Companion Contest is underway! Students submitted photos of their companion animals and ask everyone to vote with their dollars to prove that their companion is the cutest. This year, all proceeds will benefit Forsaken Bullies, an awesome organization that specializes in rescuing pit bulls. Voting in the LRC and on venmo from now until Friday, February 15th. If voting on venmo, find our username (saldf@lclark.edu) and note in the subject line who you’re voting for!

February 7th, 2019

  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm: Aph Ko
    Join us and the Black Law Student Association for an engaging evening with Aph Ko!

January 17th, 2019

November 2nd, 2018

  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm: Eating Animals Screening

    The Center for Animal Law Studies is hosting a movie screening of “Eating Animals,” a film based on the bestselling book by Jonathan Safran Foer; it was directed by Christopher Quinn and narrated by co-producer Natalie Portman. The film provides an eye-opening look into the environmental, economic, and public health implications of factory farming.

    A Q&A session with the film’s director will take place immediately following the screening followed by a reception. Movie treats, light appetizers and refreshments will be provided!

November 1st, 2018

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: Activism and Social Justice Movements
    NLG President, Elena Cohen, will join us and NLG Student Chapter to discuss the importance of activism and how law students and attorneys can most effectively advocate for social justice movements.

October 18th, 2018

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: EU Health and Food Safety
    Join animal welfare advocacy organizations and students and faculty in discussion with Dr. Terzi about the state of animal welfare policies in the U.S. and EU, what these policies mean for food safety and health and what people on both sides of the Atlantic can do to strengthen animal welfare policies globally.

October 4th, 2018

September 30th, 2018

September 27th, 2018

September 13th, 2018

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: Animal Law Program Overview
    Join us in Wood Hall, Room 8, for an opportunity to learn about our incredible animal law program, upcoming events, and opportunities within animal law.

What’s to Come:

March 30th, 2019

  • 11:00am - 1:00pm: Spring Work Retreat
    Join us for our Spring Work Retreat at Green Acres Farm Sanctuary! We’ll spend the afternoon helping out the residents of Green Acres and finish the day with lunch.