The mission of the National Lawyers Guild is to use law for the people, uniting lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers to function as an effective force in the service of the people by valuing human rights over property interests.
The NLG is dedicated to the need for basic change in the structure of our political and economic system. Our aim is to bring together all those who recognize the importance of safeguarding and extending the rights of workers, women, LGBTQ people, farmers, people with disabilities, and people of color, upon who the welfare of the entire nation depends; who seek actively to eliminate racism; who work to maintain and protect our civil rights and liberties in the face of persistent attacks upon them; and who look upon the law as an instrument for the protection of the people, rather than for their oppression.
An executive board will be established following the fall 2017 semester. Positions available include vice president, treasurer, secretary, media coordinator, and volunteer coordinator.
|President||Carrie Elmore||Email Carrie|
|Faculty Advisor||Mike Wise||Email Prof. Wise|