The Lewis & Clark Student Bar Association (SBA) is your official student body resource and liaison in matters involving the school administration, faculty, and student services at L&C Law School. The SBA hopes to provide information for current students, organizations, alumni, and prospective students who want a better look at life at Lewis & Clark Law School.
In addition to the SBA, there are many student groups covering a variety of interests.
The mission of the Food & Agriculture Law Society (formerly Food & Wine Law Society) is to provide an outlet for students to gain experience and understanding of current legal issues in food law and policy. To achieve these goals, FALS will aspire to provide students with connections in the professional Food Law field, instigate thoughtful discussions, panels, and events surrounding relevant topics in food and agriculture law, provide a means for students to engage with and volunteer in the local community, and act as a resource for students and community members interested in learning more about relevant concerns in the field.
Legally Fat is a student organization dedicated to amplifying the voices of fat law students and advancing fat acceptance. We aim to foster a safe and supportive community for those who experience societal, educational and professional barriers due to their size, and provide resources to help minimize those barriers. Through an intersectional approach to education and advocacy, Legally Fat trains future lawyers to recognize the origin of anti-fatness as anti-blackness, to identify the harms intrinsic to the legal discrimination of fat people, and to dismantle interconnected systems of oppression in their personal and professional lives.
Phi Alpha Delta is the largest law fraternity with over 330,000 sisters and brothers worldwide, and is noted as the first law fraternity in the country to extend membership to all genders, races, creeds, and national origins. The Llewellyn Chapter at Lewis & Clark continues the fraternity’s tradition of advancing justice and inclusivity in the legal system by developing impactful community service projects and committing to our core values: Compassion, Courage, Diversity, Innovation, Integrity, Professionalism, and Service.
The Lewis & Clark South Asian Law Students Association (L&C SALSA) provides its members with tools and support to excel academically and professionally. This organization works closely with the South Asian Bar Association of Oregon (SABA OR), primarily to build a strong and well-connected community of South Asian lawyers and students in Oregon.
The purpose of the Tax Law Society is to expose students to both the basic and niche areas of the tax code and introduce students to practicing tax attorneys. Our group is not solely for those interested in practicing as a tax attorney, we also wish show students how understanding the basics of the tax code is useful in every practice area and how one can use the tax code as a tool for legal advocacy. To achieve our goals we are dedicated to enhancing the experience of law students at Lewis and Clark through group discussions lead by tax practitioners and networking events.