Start a Student Chapter


Pace Law NLG

Interested in starting a NLG chapter at your school? Want to reinvigorate your chapter? Please contact NLG Director of Research and Education Traci Yoder at if you have questions or need any other help getting started!

Resources to help with student chapter organizing:

Student Chapter Checklist

Beyond Disorientation: An Organizing Guild for Guild Students. A guide for chapters who have already hosted Disorientation events and want to be more engaged. See the Disorientation page for information on Disorientation events.

Ten Things the NLG Can Do For You Recruitment Flyer

How To Introduce Law Students to the NLG


Sample Materials:

Sample Student NLG Constitution (University of Minnesota NLG)

Sample NLG Student Bylaws (Cardozo NLG)

Sample NLG Student Bylaws (Arizona Summit NLG)

Sample Panel/Workshop Diversity Guidelines (Cardozo NLG)

Sample Budgets are available upon request- email

Alabama ManifestoThe founding document of The United People of Color Caucus of the NLG (TUPOCC).


University of District Columbia John Brittain NLG Chapter