Student Life

Barry Law students are encouraged to broaden their experiences by participating in student organizations. Our student groups (listed below) focus on academic, professional, social justice, political, religious, cultural, and social interests. Student groups cultivate a collegial and inclusive environment within the law school community and promote an intellectual exchange in an atmosphere of academic freedom.

When you participate in student groups, you will enhance your professional skills and build rapport with faculty advisors and peers. Whether you are a group member or leader, you will have the opportunity to interact with representatives of the organized bar and the judiciary, which will prove invaluable to your academic and professional career.

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Barry Law student organizations:

Practice Societies/Legal Awareness

  • Barry Criminal Law Society (BCLS)
  • Environmental Law Society
  • Health Law Society
  • Human Trafficking/Awareness Coalition (HTAC)
  • Immigration Law Society
  • Legal Advocates for Citizens w/Disabilities
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Society (RPPTL)
  • Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS)
  • Tech Law Society
  • Veterans Legal Society (VLS)

National Organizations

  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • American Constitutional Society (ACS)
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Federalist Society)
  • St. Thomas Moore Society
  • Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF)

Legal Fraternities

  • Phi Alpha Delta (PAD)

Local/Government

  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Bar – Young Lawyer Division
  • Student Bar Association (SBA)
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA))

Community Organizations

  • Barry Black and Gold
  • Black Law Student Association (BLSA)
  • Counsel for Children
  • Golf Club
  • Hispanic American Law Students Association (HALSA)
  • Intramural Sports Club (ISC)
  • Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA)
  • Middle Eastern/North African Law Students Association
  • Rotaract
  • Soccer Club
  • Students for Equality
  • UM Alumni Association (Barry Chapter)
  • Women’s Lawyer Association (WLA))

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