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SCCLA Student Representative Application

  • 02/01/2021
  • 12:00 AM
  • 03/31/2021
  • 5:00 PM


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SCCLA’s law student representatives are an integral part of our Board of Governors. We rely upon our law student representatives to communicate with law schools, which is essential in our provision of mentorship and scholarship activities. 

SCCLA law student representatives obtain an inside perspective on the inner workings of a bar organization and receive the opportunity to forge invaluable connections. SCCLA law student representatives have access to valuable opportunities for: speaking engagements (e.g., moderating panels geared toward law students); personalized mentorship, references, and career advice from Board of Governors members; and unique opportunities to gain experience from the nation’s first APA bar association.    

SCCLA Law Student Representatives assist with organizing and publicizing SCCLA events, attending monthly board meetings, and enhancing law student participation with SCCLA.

Email with any questions. 

Application Certification

I certify that the information provided in this application is true and correct. I understand the student representative position is a volunteer role and that I am expected to actively participate in and attend the following:

  • SCCLA Board of Governors Retreat – January 2022 (tentatively Saturday, 1/22/22)
  • Monthly board meetings – for 2021, first Wednesday of each month at 5:00 pm via Zoom (2022 exact dates/times/locations TBD and include Chinatown, downtown, Century City if in person)
  • Recruit and coordinate student participants and volunteers for SCCLA events, including but not limited to:
    • Annual Installation & Awards Banquet in 2022 (date TBD)
    • Summer Mixers, End of Summer Party, CLE, and networking events
    • Other SCCLA-sponsored events throughout the year
  • Connect with other APA law student groups of local Southern California law schools to publicize SCCLA events via email
  • Assist with promotion of SCCLA events through social media
  • Contribute as a member of the Law Student Committee (e.g., chair events geared toward law students such as mock interviews, resume reviews, and mentoring/clerkship panels)
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