The North American South Asian Law Students Association (NASALSA) is an 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to representing the interests of South Asian law students and legal professionals throughout the United States and Canada.
Immediate Volunteer Interpreter (Hindi or Bengali) Needed!
Members of the South Asian Law Students Association at Case Western Reserve University School are urgently seeking a volunteer in Colorado! The volunteer will be assisting The Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network – a nonprofit organization that provides free legal representation to immigrants in detention. A client in the Aurora detention center (just outside of Denver) is seeking asylum in the US. Although he is matched him with a pro bono attorney, they are struggling to find a volunteer to provide interpretation between the client and his attorney. The interpreter does not need to have professional certification; s/he must only be comfortable communicating in English and either Hindi or Bengali.
If interested, please contact Legal Assistant, Sarah Schnall at email@example.com.
SALSA Spotlight-Welcome Southwestern Law School
Southwestern Law School
The SALSA chapter at Southwestern Law School was recently formed in February 2015. Southwestern Law School is known for its diversity and has a variety of organizations with some of the most prominent being race based organizations. However, the founders and other students on campus felt that the South Asian community lacked unity and awareness on campus without an organization.
Within the few months SALSA was established at Southwestern, the organization hosted a networking event for over 30 attorneys and law students at the Perch in Downtown Los Angeles, celebrated and brought awareness of Norooz (Persian New Year), and held a fundraiser for a cancer patient. The chapter also has created links with attorneys from the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and Southwestern Law School’s Alumni.
NASALSA welcomes SALSA at Southwestern Law School. Congrats on your outstanding accomplishments thus far!
Nominate a Student for the Student Spotlight
Do you know a student who has been very active in the South Asian community? Want to nominate the next North American South Asian Law Students Association Spotlight candidate? Send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to recognize their work in our community via our newsletter that goes out to over 1000 students, attorneys, and judges in the US and Canada!
Nominate a SALSA Chapter
Do you want to nominate an active SALSA Chapter at a local law school? Has your SALSA Chapter recently been active in the South Asian community? You can nominate that SALSA Chapter for the North American South Asian Law Students Association SALSA Spotlight. Send us an e-mail at email@example.com. We want to recognize their work in our community via our newsletter that goes out to over 1000 students, attorneys, and judges in the US and Canada!
2016 NASALSA Conference
Please check back later for updates on the 2016 NASALSA Conference. In the meanwhile, visit our Facebook page for news and updates.. If you would like to join our mailing list for updates, please sign up for individual membership in our membership tab.