Student Organizations

Recognizing the importance of student excellence in and out of the classroom, The John Marshall Law School offers a robust roster of student organizations that span various affinity and cultural interests. We invite you to get involved with these incredible student organizations as they pave the way for student success! If you are interested in any of these student organizations, please contact the Office of Student Life at [email protected].

Additionally, students can get involved with John Marshall's Student Bar Association.

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American Constitution Society
The John Marshall Law School Chapter of the American Constitutional Society is dedicated to maintaining a rigorous exchange of ideas about the law with the focus on its effects on the lives of ordinary people.

Animal Law Society
The Animal Law Society continues to strive to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
The purpose of this organization is to afford Asian Pacific law students the opportunity to work together to provide services to the Asiancommunity as well as interacting with the legal community.


Black Law Students Association
The purpose of this association is to articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of the African American student body.

Celtic Law Association
This is an Irish cultural, historical and social club.


Children & Family Law Society
This student group focuses on issues involving Children, Family Law, and Domestic Violence. We seek to make our world better through knowledge, advocacy and meaningful change.

Christian Legal Society
The John Marshall chapter of the Christian Legal Society is a non-denominational Christian organization committed to inspiring, encouraging, and equipping Christian lawyers and law students.

Construction Law Society
The purpose of this society is to enhance our knowledge of the practice area; to network with Chicago area professionals and to strengthen the school's connection to the construction law industry in Chicago.

Corporate Law Association
The focus of this association includes providing a platform for students interested in corporate law in and outside of the classroom.


Decalogue Society
This society promotes networking opportunities to meet lawyers and judges within the Jewish community.

Disability Law Organization
The mission of this organization is to keep students interested in the disability law field current with new developments, raise awareness about issues for those with a disability or those who have a family member or friend with a disability, and provide networking opportunities with those currently in the field.


Entertainment & Sports Law Society
This society is interested in all facets of entertainment and sports law. It strives to bring together interested students and professionals in the entertainment and sports industries.


Fair Housing Association
The purpose of this association is to promote student interest in the school's fair housing legal clinic.

Federalist Society
The Federalist Society is an organization founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom, the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be.


Intellectual Property Society
This society serves a large number of students who have an interest in this area of law.


Justinian Society
The Justinian Society is a social organization that gives law students of Italian descent the opportunity to network with their peers and established professionals.


Labor & Employment Law Student Group
The Labor & Employment Law Student Group is for students who are interested in learning more about legal issues surrounding the rights of employees and employers in the workplace—from collective bargaining rights to employment discrimination, employee benefits, and more.

Latino Law Student Association
This organization is comprised primarily of law students of Latin ancestry. It tries to provide assistance and encouragement to first year students.


Middle Eastern Law Students Association
This John Marshall Chapter provides students of Middle Eastern descent with a place to discuss issues that are particularly relevant to them.


National Lawyers Guild
The Guild provides students with the opportunity to attend lectures addressing legal and social issues of a politically progressive nature.

Native American & Indigenous Law Students Association
This association will provide an educational forum for individuals interested in the cultural and legal concerns of the Native American and Indigenous populations.


This organization of law students explores the legal issues incident to sexual orientation.


Phi Alpha Delta
This fraternity promotes professionalism by encouraging the interaction between law students with members of the bar and the bench.

Phi Delta Phi
This is an honors fraternity which strives to instill professionalism and achieve academic excellence.

Polish American Law Student Association (PALSA)
This association is an organization comprised of law students with an interest in Polish culture.


Real Estate Law Student Group
The Real Estate Law Student Group seeks to promote interest in the broad practice of real estate law. This group is open to anyone interested in real estate.

Republican Student Association
The Republic Student Association provides an outlet for Republican or conservative students to present, discuss, and promote their principles in a law school setting. It fosters those beliefs by bringing Republican/conservative speakers to campus, offering formal mentorship and networking opportunities with like-minded alumni, and other support activities.


John Marshall’s Scribes student chapter strives to help students become successful, efficient legal writers through the promotion of legal writing skills. The organization hosts a speaker series, as well as networking events, for the benefit of the student body. Organization members are encouraged to publish.

South Asian Law Student Association
John Marshall’s South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA) is dedicated to raising awareness of the issues affecting South Asians while connecting South Asian law students with South Asian legal professionals.


Video Game Law Society
John Marshall’s Video Game Law Society is dedicated to raising awareness of the latest developing legal issues in video games.


Women’s Law Caucus
The purpose of this organization is to raise awareness about women's issues, promote equality between genders and provide a forum to exchange ideas.

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