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Black Law Students Association

Pitt Law's Black Law Students Association is organized to empower Black law students, foster academic achievement, community involvement, and strong leadership in the legal profession. An affiliate of the National Black Law Students' Association, Pitt's BLSA focuses on sensitizing the legal establishment to the needs of the Black community, promoting the professional needs of Black law students, and assisting in the recruitment, retention, and placement of students of color.

Katherine AndrewsKatherine Andrews (JD '22)

HometownSan Bernardino, CA
Position on Student Bar AssociationPresident of BLSA
Pitt Law CommitteesWellness Committee, Student Organization and Budget Committee, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and Appointments Committee
Student Activities and JournalsSBA Class Representative and member of Black Alumni Committee
Academic InterestsHealth Law

Deja Bryant (JD '22)

Position on Student Bar Association: Vice-President of BLSA
Academic InterestsCriminal Law and Civil Litigation



Erin Napoleon (JD '22)

Position on Student Bar Association: BLSA Secretary
Pitt Law CommitteesPitt Law Black Alumni Committee 
Student Activities and JournalsStaff Editor & Diversity and Inclusion Chair for Technology Law and Policy Journal Assistant Editor for JURIST
Academic InterestsIntellectual Property and Patent Law