Native American Law Students Association
University of Washington Chapter


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Our Mission

The University of Washington Native American Law Students Association (UW NALSA) is a chapter of the National NALSA whose purpose is to support Native American students at the University of Washington School of Law, and to promote the study of Indian law in order to serve Tribes and Tribal communities with commitment and excellence.

UW NALSA is committed to recruiting and supporting Native American law students.

UW NALSA is dedicated to nurturing students who are interested in Federal Indian Law and practicing in Tribal courts.

UW NALSA encourages all law students to pursue their education and subsequent practice in a manner that acknowledges and respects Tribal sovereignty.

Notable Annual Events

  • Speaker Series
  • Indian Law Career Night
  • 2012 Salmon Bingo
Brie competition

Our Co-President, Brie Coyle, as she presents at the 2012 National NALSA Moot Court Competition. Brie and her parter, Andy Murphy, took 8th place out of the 64 team field. Congratulations Brie and Andy!