The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) is a national organization with local chapters at all four law schools in Minnesota. The organization is formed to articulate and promote the needs and goals of Black law students and effectuate change in the legal community. BLSA encourages the development of talented, socially conscious lawyers of tomorrow, and seeks to improve the relationship between Black law students, Black attorneys, and the American legal system. The current MABL Presidents at the respective local chapters are:

Open Seat: University of St. Thomas School of Law

Open Seat: William Mitchell College of Law

Open Seat: University of Minnesota Law School

Open Seat: Hamline University School of Law

MABL welcomes all law students seeking to meet and network with local attorneys. MABL General Meetings are a particularly good opportunity to meet the attorneys. Please visit our Events page and attend an upcoming event; or view the any of our various committees and get involved!

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President: Michael Essien
Vice President: Amran Farah
Secretary: Danielle Shelton-Walczak
Treasurer: Angela Porter
At-Large Members:  Camille Bryant, Charmaine Harris, Adine S. Momoh, Ivory Umanah, Johannes Widmalm-Delphonse

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Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers

P.O. Box 582892
Minneapolis, MN 55458-2892
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