Fall 2017


Past Events

Fall 2017 USD Diversity Reception: Thursday August 31, 2017; Dentons US LLP

Amazing opportunity to network with attorneys and area law students at this prestigious firm. Refreshment and appetizers will be provided. Business attire required.

4655 Executive Drive, Suite 700 San Diego, CA 92121

Fall 2017 1L Welcome Reception: Thursday August 17, 2017; USD Degheri Alumni Center

Join us in welcoming the students to USD and start the year off with laughter and inspiration. Refreshments will be served

Spring 2017

Western Region Black Law Student Association Los Angeles Job Fair: August 5, 2017; UCLA School of Law

An opportunity for law students to network with Los Angeles and Southern California firms and companies seeking diverse candidates.

Student Leadership Breakfast: April 21, 2017: BLSA is awarded USD Student Organization of the Year!

USD BLSA would like to thank Co-Presidents Curtis Jackson and Justin Shields and the entire organization for their hard work in achieving this prestigous honor. A first in USD BLSA history!

Judge Robert Wilkins, D.C. Circuit Court Book Tour & Panel: March 1, 2017; Grace Courtroom

The Honorable Judge Robert Wilkins shared the story of his ascention to the D.C. District Court; his experience fighting for civil rights as a young attorney; and discussed his book on the obstacles faced by many in their attempts to establish what is now known as the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

USD BLSA Judicial Panel: Pathway to Becoming a Judge: February 22, 2017; Grace Courtroom

Every spring USD BLSA hosts a judicial panel in line with the law schools Judicial Reception. This year BLSA welcomed The Honorable Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel, U.S. District Court Southern District of California, and, The Honorable Roderick Shelton, Superior Court of San Diego County.  

USD's BLSA Open Mic Night: February 23, 2017; Student Life Pavilion

In conjunction with USD's Pride Law organization, the Open Mic provided a forum for students to express themselves through spoken word, music and film. An event open to the public, many from the larger University community attended what is hoped to be an annual event.