Student Organizations

Asian Pacific American Law Students' Association


APALSA provides a forum to address issues impacting the Asian Pacific American community and is committed to supporting its members and the law school community. The organization promotes diversity in the law school by providing an inclusive and supportive environment for those interested in Asian Pacific American political, social, and cultural issues. Throughout the year, the group hosts various social events for its members and the law school community. In February 2010, APALSA hosted the first ever Midwest APALSA Conference. This day-long event brought together Asian Pacific American law students and legal professionals from around the region for a series of panels, workshops, and networking opportunities. APALSA continuously strives to promote the interests, concerns, and contributions of Asian Pacific Americans in our community.

2015-2016 Executive Board:

President:  Kristie-Ann Yamane (
Vice-President: Ying Hou (
Secretary:  Zijian Shimek (
Treasurer:  Rui Li (

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