Asian Pacific American Law Student Association

The goals of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) of the University of St. Thomas School of Law are:

  • To provide personal, academic, and professional support for the members of APALSA and to aid UST School of Law in creating and promoting a healthy and prosperous environment for the study of law and the personal development of its Law Students.
  • Articulate and promote the needs and goals of Asian Pacific American students within UST School of Law; to foster and encourage an attitude of professional excellence; to focus on the relationships of Asian Pacific American Law Students and the local and national communities and to the Legal Stystem of the United States of America.
  • Work within UST School of Law Admissions Office to aid, support, and assist the recruitment of prospective Asian Pacific American students and to promote minority representation within UST Law.

2017-18 Leadership

Kiera Murphy

Vice President
Evangeline Dhawan

Chris Jison

To learn more about our organization or to join, please visit Tommie Link by clicking here.


Learn more about Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association (MNAPABA) here.