Apply your Juris Doctorate studies to the many facets of your student life. Through student organizations at Liberty University School of Law, you can find a group that matches your interests and helps you get involved. On top of enhancing your student experience, participation in student organizations can also help to improve your chances of passing the bar exam and can positively impact your future career.
Each of the following groups is faculty-approved and recognized by the Student Bar Association based on its bylaws.
Bioethics Law Society
Apply your belief in the sanctity of human life in a practical and life-saving manner by joining us. Here you will learn how to engage the public through advocacy, community prayer, and how to help people choose life over abortion, euthanasia, unethical research, and other bioethics issues.
Members participate in sidewalk counseling, the March for Life, volunteer at local pregnancy resource center and help raise money to support pro-life organizations in the area.
Be part of the community of pro-life students who are using their law school experience to help save lives.
- Open to all Liberty Law students, faculty, and staff
You can be part of this organization’s purpose to provide support, guidance, and direction for diverse law students in pursuit of a legal education. As a member, you will strengthen and promote unity within the law school’s multicultural student body and will be encouraged to attend national and mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Association (BLSA) conferences. This is a local chapter to the Mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Association and a regional organization under the National Black Law Students Association.
- The association seeks Liberty Law students who are committed to the purpose of the association and who will participate in association activities.
- Members are encouraged to attend the conferences, job fairs, networking events, and events hosted by Liberty Law’s BLSA chapter.
Blockchain Legal Society
The Blockchain Legal Society seeks to provide insight and awareness of blockchain technology, to encourage and aid students in preparing for the modern legal profession, and to provide opportunities to learn how to respond, shape, and utilize this technology to benefit all and expand the kingdom of God.
- Membership is open to all students who are enrolled in a degree-granting program of the Liberty University School of Law.
- Paid BLS dues as determined by the Executive Board at the beginning of each academic year.
Business & Transactional Law Society
The society seeks to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ by providing opportunities for students interested in corporate and transactional law practice to network with current attorneys. It aims to increase the awareness of opportunities in business and transactional law, foster networking opportunities, facilitate discussion, and develop a network of Liberty Law alumni practicing corporate and transactional law.
- Membership in the society is open to all Liberty Law students.
Invest your efforts in this society that seeks to increase student involvement in organizations that provide legal services for and advance children’s rights. The society aims to produce law students who will enter the legal profession as able and active children’s advocates. Participate in Street Law, an organization working to teach young people about law, careers in law, law enforcement and government through regular interactions with community-based teaching. You will have the opportunity to assist fellow society members in hosting Child Abuse Awareness Week during the spring.
- The society considers as members all Liberty Law students who participate in the society’s functions.
- No membership dues are required.
As a Christian law student, you’ll be encouraged through this society to serve the needy and to view the law as a ministry. You’ll learn how to integrate law and ministry, as you engage with the Lynchburg community and have opportunities to network with other Christian legal professionals.
- This organization opens its membership to Liberty Law faculty, staff, and students.
- Annual dues will not exceed $10.
Learn how to think critically about the philosophical and ideological underpinnings of our constitutional system. Study how federalism works under the United States Constitution and the role of the separate branches of government—legislative, executive, judiciary—within the United States Constitution.
The Federalist Society at Liberty University is part of the national Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Here we foster critical thought and civil debate about the law while embracing the principle that civil government is ordained by Almighty God to punish civil wrongdoing and uphold the rights of citizens.
We are dedicated to big ideas, believing that society progresses in a healthy, productive, just direction through educated and civil dialogue. We do this by sponsoring thought-provoking events featuring world-class thinkers who ignite a rigorous discussion of ideas.
Consider joining the Federalist Society at Liberty University if you:
- Seek to further your legal education
- Enjoy close camaraderie with your peers
- Think about big ideas in the law
- Desire to establish a network that can lead to employment opportunities
In an increasingly global economy, international legal relations is becoming more prevalent and more important. In the 21st century, international law is one of the most exciting areas of legal knowledge and practice.
The International Law Society (ILS) gives you the opportunity to gain knowledge about international law from a Christian integrative perspective. Here you’ll not only consider international positive norms, but also the biblical foundations of international normative relations.
Gain opportunities for exposure to international legal conferences, lectures and externship programs and to network with international law scholars and practitioners. Here, you’ll be also able to build long lasting professional relationships with like-minded students.
- Enrolled in the Liberty University School of Law
- Paid ILS dues as determined by the Executive Board at the beginning of each academic year.
Latino Law Students Association
The Latino Law Student Association (LLSA) is dedicated to promoting the professional needs and goals of Latin students, while helping our members achieve a well-respected reputation for themselves and LUSOL. In order to meet these goals, LLSA prides itself in fostering an appreciation for and awareness of Latin culture at the law school, whether it be by hosting events or promoting networking opportunities for member students.
- $5 annual dues
- LLSA seeks Liberty Law students who are committed to the LLSA mission and who will participate in LLSA activities.
Join us in providing a forum for Liberty University law students to promote and exemplify the values of Liberty Counsel in employing law, education, and public policy to preserve, defend and advance religious liberty, the sanctity of human life, and Biblical family values; and to encourage and assist the formation of similar organizations at other universities
- Open to all Liberty Law students, faculty, and staff
- $5 annual dues
The Military Law Society (MLS) is dedicated to providing support for student-veterans as well as active duty service members and veterans. The MLS encourages students who are considering a legal career in the military, develops networking opportunities and builds relationships with professionals working in military law, and hosts events to educate the Liberty University School of Law community about the different career paths available in military law. We welcome veterans, active and reserve service members, and anyone who wants to learn more about the military and national security sectors.
- Current School of Law Students
The Sports Law Society is a student-run organization at Liberty University School of Law dedicated to promoting an understanding of how law affects and intertwines with the sports industry. The Sports Law Society aims to develop relationships and increase student involvement with organizations in the community that use sports to impact their surroundings. Further, the Society strives to both educate legal professionals on the relationship between sports and the law and build an educated community that spans current and former Liberty Law students, as well as local attorneys.
- Current School of Law student
- No mandatory membership dues
The Student Bar Association is the governing body for our law students. Currently, it is comprised of a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, chaplain, and senators representing each law school class. It attracts law students who wish to serve as leaders for the entire student body.
The SBA reflects the diverse interests of the student body and encourages interaction among students holding various viewpoints, especially by establishing and overseeing the formation and continuation of student organizations. It also helps plan various events for the law students and provides feedback and input regarding the law school, its programs, and curriculum.
- Completed the first semester of law school
- Minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA
The Wellness Society was established to help promote awareness of all aspects of the physical and mental health of law students and lawyers, to improve the physical and mental health of Liberty Law students, as well as to maintain communication with students who desire to learn more about physical and mental health. The main purpose of this organization is to promote a healthy lifestyle in the busy life of a law student. It aspires to encourage law students to not only live a healthy lifestyle but also enjoy it in a supportive environment among friends.
- Current School of Law student
- Annual membership dues required
Learn to assist the understanding of women’s issues in the study and practice of law, support Lynchburg and surrounding communities through community service projects and partnering with local charities, and to foster a network of female alumni, local attorneys, and students.
- Open to all Liberty Law students, alumni, faculty, and staff, undergraduates at Liberty University, and graduates of any other law school
- $10 annual dues