Native American Law Students Association

We are an active community of Native and  non-Native law students committed to promoting the study of law by Native Americans. We also promote the study of and development in Indian Law and are committed to the recruitment, retention, and success of Indian students.

NALSA is a wonderful community. While promoting professional development in the law, we also serve as asupport group where life-long friendships are established.

Membership Requirements

Any currently enrolled UNM law student may join NALSA. Non-Indian members are designated "associate members." All members of NALSA have the same benefits of membership.

Membership dues are $20 and should be paid to the NALSA treasurer at the beginning of the academic year. Checks are to be made out to “UNM School of Law” and write “NALSA” on the memo line.

5k Balance Run/Walk

As part of Native American Heritage Month and NALSA's commitment to serving Native law students and their allies, NALSA is pleased to host a 5k Balance Run/Walk in order to increase the awareness of having a positive life balance between school, work, stress, and a healthy lifestyle. On November 3, 2018, NALSA will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk at the North UNM Golf Course on the UNM School of Law parking lot. Check-in will begin at 7:00 am and the Run/Walk will begin at 8:00 am. A t-shirt will be included with your registration. Come run/walk with us and help us promote a healthy and balanced lifestyle! Register here.