American Constitution Society (ACS)

Are you concerned with recent Supreme Court decisions affecting fundamental rights? ACS believes the Constitution is “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” We interpret the Constitution based on its text and against the backdrop of history and lived experience. Through a diverse nationwide network of progressive lawyers, law students, judges, scholars, and many others, we work to uphold the Constitution in the 21st Century by ensuring that the law is a force for protecting our democracy and the public interest, as well as improving people’s lives. There are no membership dues to be a part of our chapter!

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA)

The McGeorge Law School Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (“APALSA”) exists to promote a greater understanding of Asian Pacific American culture, to serve as a vehicle for Asian Pacific American political activity, and to serve as a professional network and support for Asian Pacific American students and the McGeorge Law School community.

Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

The purpose of the BLSA shall be to further the academic and social welfare of Black/African American students enrolled at the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific; to increase enrollment and retention of Black/African American students at McGeorge School of Law; to promote professionalism and academic excellence among our members, and to improve community involvement among our members.

Business Law Association (BLA)

The Business Law Association (BLA) is back in business this Fall! If you have any interest in entrepreneurship, employment, company formation, litigation, or just want to meet some amazing people in the thriving Sacramento business community, come say hi and consider joining our inclusive group at the BLA. Let's get down to business McGeorge!

Cannabis Law Society at McGeorge

Cannabis Law Society's objective is reducing the stigma associated with cannabis by learning the laws and regulations on cannabis cultivation and use. Members have the opportunity to tour a cultivation farm, meet individuals involved in cultivation, and learn of their experiences with the law. Members also meet and interact with attorneys who have firsthand experience in the business and legal aspects of the cannabis industry. 

The Capital Lawyering Association for Students (CLAS)

The Capital Lawyering Association for Students (CLAS) cosponsors events all year long with Professor O'Neal and the Capital Center for Law and Policy. Events are typically networking based with McGeorge Alumni who currently practice in the law, policy, and government sectors. Students enrolled in the Captital Lawyering Concentration, as well as all other students are highly encouraged to join! Please email Katelyn Rader to learn more.

Christian Law Student Society (CLSS)

CLSS exists to promote fellowship, community, and encouragement among Christian and non-Christian students, faculty, and staff on the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law Campus. Our goal is to show Christ’s love to the McGeorge community in its entirety and to honor and glorify His kingdom.

Craft Beer Law Society (CBLS)

Love a good local brew? CBLS is a unique club that caters to the craft beer community here at McGeorge. There are often meetings at local breweries and events that are specific to the laws and regulations that govern the craft beer industry. Dues are $10 a year and we have a lot of very cool merchandise too! Look for future events in the docket, or email the president at

Criminal Law Society (CLS)

Interested in Criminal Law? The Criminal Law Society provides members the chance to learn about criminal litigation from the people who practice in the field. With a number of networking opportunities with members of the local DA and PD offices, this club is the perfect way to begin making connections within the field. Be on the lookout for our events advertised in the docket, or contact Christopher Toland, the Criminal Law Society President, at to become a member today.

Disability Alliance Law Students Association (DALSA)

DALSA is McGeorge School of Law's affinity group for people with disabilities & their allies. Our group's goal is to support all persons in any/every aspect of life activities with associated limits or additional needs. Disabilities exist beyond medical diagnoses & across a spectrum of social-emotional experiences. People with disabilities face systemic issues within healthcare, housing & education, among others. Our mission is to address how these factors relate to the practice & study of law.

Environmental Law Society (ELS)

The McGeorge Environmental Law Society seeks to provide students at McGeorge with the skills, contacts, and knowledge necessary to become successful environmental lawyers and educate the students at McGeorge about environmental justice efforts. These goals will be pursued through educational and networking events with environmental law professors and practitioners, informational guides, and mentorship on internship opportunities./p>

Federalist Society, McGeorge Student Chapter

The purpose of The Federalist Society (FedSoc) is to provide a forum for legal experts of opposing views to interact with members of the legal profession, the judiciary, law students, academics, and the architects of public policy. Additionally, FedSoc provides a national network of Student Divisions, Lawyers Divisions, and Faculty Divisions for members to network for employment, understanding of the law, and expansion of individual freedom.

First Generation Association

First-Gen Assocation will be a safe space for first-generation law students to talk about our experiences and struggles in getting to law school. We want to create a strong community on campus that is welcoming for students who have not had resources to lean on when applying for law school. Dues will be $5 per year for active members. Our email is if you'd like to learn more or become a member!

Health Law Association (HLA)

The Health Law Association (HLA) is an organization intended to familiarize students with legal, ethical, political, and social aspects of healthcare. HLA is a resource for students seeking an education and employment in the field of Health Law. HLA meetings and events are designed to educate and introduce students to various aspects of Health Law and to facilitate networking with Health Law Practitioners in the local community and beyond.

Historical & Research Society at McGeorge

The Historical & Research Society's purpose is to preserve and promote McGeorge's vibrant history and educate the public about the history and future of the law in our society.

Intellectual Property Student Association (IPSA)

Interested in a career focused on intellectual property? Intellectual Property Law is one of the most dynamic fields in the legal profession for lawyers with and without undergraduate degrees in science. IPSA at McGeorge connects students to the world of IP Law by providing opportunities to mingle with practicing attorneys and other professionals in the field, including field trips each semester to companies such as Netflix and Intel.

Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA)

JSLA is a cultural, social, educational, and religious organization that reflects the varied interests of the Jewish student community at McGeorge School of Law. We are committed to creating opportunities to learn more about Judaism and Jewish culture and to meet others. All students are welcome, regardless of their religious affiliations.

Lambda Law Students Association

Lambda Law at McGeorge is about pride in being one's authentic true self through our various sexual orientations and/identities. We are about creating a sense of family, a safe space free from judgment, fear, and ignorance. We are the greatest tool we have in combating ignorance because to know us is to love us. All are welcome, including anyone in the LGBTQ+ community including allies.

Latinx Law Students Association (LLSA)

¡Hola! LLSA’s mission is to serve as an on-campus social, cultural, and professional forum for students. LLSA promotes the academic success and professional advancement of its members. LLSA also brings awareness to issues affecting the Latinx community through networking mixers and diversity panels. Look for our events advertised in The Docket and The WRIT and contact the LLSA co-Presidents if you have any questions.

Middle Eastern & South Asian Association (MESAA)

The Middle Eastern and South Asian Association (MESAA) is a supporting community that uplifts and supports the amplification of Middle Eastern and South Asian voices, while celebrating the diversity and individualism of the student body at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. MESAA strives to support the mission of creating space to explore the beauty in diversity throughout the Greater Sacramento area and beyond.

Military Law Society (MLS)

The mission of the Military Law Society is three-fold: to give back to veterans who have served our country, to support legal career transitions for veterans out of the military or civilians into JAG service, and to promote camaraderie among McGeorge veterans and students. 

Moot Court Society (MMCS)

Are you ready to leave your legacy at McGeorge as a competitor in one of the country's top-ranked oral advocacy programs? The Moot Court program offers students the opportunity to compete in prestigious appellate advocacy competitions regionally and nationally. The program focuses on legal writing and oral advocacy skills. Students going into their third year are eligible to apply. We strongly encourage all first-year students to compete in our annual 1L Moot Court Competition.


There is more than one way to practice the skills learned in the classroom, and our way is in front of an audience! ProSe is a safe haven for creative expression through open mics, publications, and other creative endeavors. Hone your public speaking and narrative building skills while showcasing your own brand of creativity. Come join our creative community today!

Public Legal Services Society (PLSS)

The Pacific McGeorge Public Legal Services Society (PLSS) is a student organization dedicated to enhancing the ability of law graduates to choose public interest or public service careers. PLSS was established in 1990 by students who recognized that student loan debt could very likely deter or prevent their employment in jobs that serve the public interest. PLSS also organizes career development, educational, and community service activities for the McGeorge community. 

Public Policy and Administration Society

The Public Policy and Administration Society seeks to foster the success of our McGeorge community by raising awareness of contemporary policy issues through professional opportunities, issue advocacy, and educational and networking events.

Rugby Football Club

The McGeorge Rugby Club is committed to providing a full and rewarding rugby experience for McGeorge students regardless of experience. As the club goes into our 40th season, we provide an involved alumni base, strong peer support system and fun relief from the rigors of law school to go along with an easy time commitment. Everyone welcome. Experienced players or new to the game. We play "touch" (not tackle) rugby for practices and full contact for matches.

Soccer Club at McGeorge

The Soccer Club at McGeorge aims to foster a sense of community through a shared love for soccer. We also aim to encourage more students to partake in this sport which promotes both physical and mental health fitness and camaraderie.

Students For Life (SFL)

Passionate about women's issues? Students for Life at McGeorge is committed to building a culture of life on campus that supports pre-born children, women, and families. We host speakers and events so the McGeorge community can engage with these important issues. Come join the conversation! Check out our Instagram to keep up with us!

Trial Advocacy Association (TAA)

By joining the student-run Trial Advocacy Association (“TAA”), you can be a part of the trial advocacy community not just on campus, but have a network linking you to current practicing trial attorneys. Among other activities, this organization holds meetings focusing on advocacy issues, invites outside speakers to serve on panels, and helps run our 1L Ben Franz Mock Trial Competition. You can still be a member of TAA without being a member of the mock trial team!

Unity Caucus

The Unity Caucus (UC) supports diversity, equity, & inclusion at McGeorge & is composed of representatives from 8 affinity organizations: APALSA, BLSA, DALSA, Lambda, LLSA, MESAA, WOCC & MWC. UC is a resource for students experiencing identity/experience-based conflicts. UC works directly with the Faculty Diversity Affairs Committee, Center for Inclusion and Diversity, & Student Bar Association. UC annually hosts Unity Graduation to celebrate diverse students & CID review sessions during exams.

Water Law Society

McGeorge Water Law Society is a student-run organization that seeks to engage students interested in Water Resources Law and connect them to the local and global Water Law community through events like career panels, Earth Week, and off-site networking opportunities. Email to be added to our email list.

Wine Law Society

Interested in many areas of legal study and appreciate a good wine? The Wine Law Society seeks to engage students to learn about the business of wine and the legal issues surrounding the wine and alcoholic beverage industry. In addition, the club shall promote the appreciation of wine and similar beverages and shall foster an understanding of the ways in which they are produced.

Women's Caucus (MWC)

Women's Caucus is an organization that promotes the conversation and interests of women in the law and beyond. Women's Caucus hopes to encourage the entry of women into the legal profession. This is a supportive space where we want to amplify the dialogue to empower, strengthen, and cultivate future women leaders to enrich our world. All members have an equal opportunity to become a part of the greater narrative. The WOMEN are here. We are powerful, and together we can do anything.

Womxn of Color Collective (WOCC)

Are you a womxn of color? The Womxn of Color Collective (WOCC) provides a supportive and inclusive community for women and non-binary people of color and allies at McGeorge. WOCC seeks to advance the passions, goals, and needs of women and non-binary people of color and enrich their educational experiences by having cultural, social, professional, educational, and community service events. Look for us in The Docket or contact Anna Estrada to become a member today!