Business Law Forum
President: Megan Monaco | Vice President of Internal Relations: Ryan Shupe | Vice President of External Relations: Steven Baugh | Vice President of Finance: Daniel McClain Vice President of Operations: Matthew Baciak | Vice President of Professional Development: LaDawn Burnett
Business Legal Forum is a student-run organization dedicated to connecting Notre Dame law students interested in business law with similarly-minded faculty, alumni, and practicing attorneys. In so doing, BLF provides students with opportunities to explore a wide range of career possiblities within this field, including: securities and corporate litigation, tax, transactional law, and service as in-house counsel. Additionally, BLF offers forums for disccussion of business ethics, business ettiquite and law firm management. Above all, the organization endeavors to prepare future business lawyers to successfully engage themselves in an ever-growing field of law.
Christian Legal Society
President: Trevor Jack | Vice-President: Jonathan Hwang | Treasurer: Nathan Guinn | Secretary: Peter Reed
The Christian Legal Society is a nondenominational Christian fellowship whose purpose is to inspire, encourage, and equip lawyers and law students, both individually and in community, to proclaim, love and serve Jesus Christ through the study and practice of law, the provision of legal assistance to the poor, and the defense of religious freedom & sanctity of human life. The CLS chapter at Notre Dame holds weekly lunchtime Bible studies and regular fellowship/social events, and has previously held book studies and hosted guest speakers.
Client Counseling Competition
Notre Dame participates with other national law schools in the national Client Counseling Competition sponsored by the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. In this competition students are evaluated on their handling of a simulated interview with a client. The Notre Dame team is selected through an internal competition where a number of teams participate. Notre Dame hosted a regional round of this competition in 1973, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1988, 1990, 1992 and 1993, and the National finals from 1974 through 1977.
The Notre Dame Law School team won the Midwest Regional competition and participated in the National meet in 1989.
Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International
Delta Theta Phi is a professional organization concerning itself with the needs of students, the University and community. The Fraternity provides an opportunity for academic, social and spiritual growth in a friendly atmosphere.
Environmental Law Society
The Environmental Law Society is a group of students focused on increasing awareness of environmental issues in the law school community and learning more about law and the environment. We support talks and programs at the law school and encourage networking with legal professionals who work with the environment. For more information, please visit our website or contact our President, Erik Olson.