Law Students

CLS Law Student Chapter Manual


WHAT IS THE CHRISTIAN LEGAL SOCIETY?

The Four Ministries
Law Student Resources 

BEGINNING A STUDENT CHAPTER 

Building a Student Chapter

Become Familiar with LSM
Identify Other Christian Students
Plan the Initial Meeting and Contact Students
Your First Meeting
Become a Recognized Student Group at Your School
Gett a Plan
Get to Know Available Resources

Affiliation with Christian Legal Society

Why Affiliate with CLS?
How to Affiliate with CLS 

RUNNING A STUDENT CHAPTER 

Maintaining the Chapter

The Chapter Leaders or Leadership Team
Advisors
Practical Guidance
The LSM Mission
Fostering Spiritual Formation and Growth
Fostering Compassionate Outreach
Fostering Integration of Faith and Learning
The LSM Mission and Social Activity

Ensuring the Chapter's Continuing Welfare

Transitional Steps into the Summer
Encourage Graduating 3Ls to Join CLS
Training the New Chapter Leaders

RELATIONS WITH THE UNIVERSITY 

Maintaining Good Relations

Resolving Difficulties with the University

 

AFFILIATION MATERIALS

Model CLS Student Chapter Constitution

Application for Recognition as a Student Chapter of CLS (Affiliation Agreement)

Acceptance of CLS Student Chapter Constitution and Affiliation Agreement

 

 

 

Law Students

 

Our Podcast

Subscribe to Cross & Gavel podcasts on iTunesU or follow the links below.
 
Of particular interest to law students:
Cross & Gavel - Volume 4
Dan Kim and Mike Schutt discuss the importance of engaging the law school campus-- and whether it helps to have a CLS law student chapter.
 
Cross & Gavel Audio - Volume 14
Schutt interviews CLS member Andy Toles, who talks about the lawyer-client relationship in light of our Christian calling.  Andy has some amazing insight into the role of the Christian lawyer.

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Phone:  703.602.1070
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