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H.T. Smith Black Law Student Association (BLSA)

The purpose of the H.T. Smith Black Law Student Association is to utilize the collective resources of its members to:

  • Articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of African-American law students.
  • Aid in the recruitment, retention, and placement of African-American law students.
  • Serve as a source of information for African-American law students and for prospective applicants to the College of Law.
  • Foster an atmosphere of community and facilitate unity and support among law students.
  • Instill in the African-American attorney and law student a greater awareness of and commitment to the needs of the African-American community.

2021-2022 Executive Board

PositionNameEmail
PresidentMarcus Leonardmleon157@fiu.edu
Vice PresidentBrittani Burkesbburk023@fiu.edu
TreasurerBrian Antiguabanti002@fiu.edu
SecretaryJameesha Rockjrock017@fiu.edu
1L Retention CommitteeCourtney Thomascthom262@fiu.edu
1L Retention CommitteeTierra Fulwoodtfulw001@fiu.edu
1L Retention CommitteeJameesha Rockjrock017@fiu.edu
BRO DirectorJustin Coffiejcoff009@fiu.edu
Alumni Affairs ChairAmber Greenagree169@fiu.edu
Faculty AdvisorPhyllis Kotey

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