Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

APALSA provides Asian and Pacific Islander (API) law students with academic, career, and social support; creates a forum for discussion of topics relevant to APIs; advocates for the interests of API law students and the API community; and facilitates connections between APIs at the Law School, the greater Chicago community, and across the country. APALSA has participated in local legal clinics and community organizations, including Asian Human Services and the Indo-American Center. APALSA also regularly sponsors speaker events and functions and serves as a contact with the Asian American Bar Association and other Chicago-area organizations.

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  • Presidents: Sam Oh ’25 and Brian Wang ’25
  • Treasurers: Faith Noh ’26 and Jon Tao ’26
  • Programming Directors: Miranda Coombe '26, Daniel Jung '26, Chloe Li '26, and Ryan Liu '26
  • Social Directors: Kevin Kuang '26, Maelle Quartetti '26, David Wang '26, and Bonnie Zhao '26
  • Outreach Directors: Timothy An '26, Kaylin Jeon '26, and Weining Wang '26
  • Diversity Director: Maelle Quartetti '26