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2018 Western Black Law Students Association Convention
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2018 Western Black Law Students Association Convention

The 50th Annual Convention for the Western Region of the National Black Law Students Association is taking place January 3-7, 2018 in San Francisco, California. We invite you to join us for a week of oral advocacy competitions, informative panels, networking, community service and more. We look forward to seeing our WRBLSA Family in January!

1/3/2018 to 1/7/2018
When: 1/03/2018
Where: University of San Francisco School of Law
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, California 
United States
Contact: Melani Jones

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Law Students


Early Bird - $75 - October 15 - November 15

Regular - $125 - November 16 - December 15

Late - $175 - December 16 - January 03

(Save $25 by attending WRBLSA Chapter Leadership Retreat or Academic Retreat when you register for convention by November 15. Email WRBLSA Chair to obtain promo code


Pre-Law Students


Regular - $25 - October 15 - January 03


FREE if you sign up to be a bailiff for Moot Court or Mock Trial competition round!

(Please contact for bailiff sign up info and promo code.)




Early - $125 - October 15 - November 15

Regular - $150 - November 16 - December 15

Late - $175 - December 16 - January 03

(Alumni, if you're unable to attend, please consider sponsoring a law student and/or competition registration. Please contact WRBLSA Chair to for registration sponsorship information,




Regular - $75 - October 15 - January 03 

Please select "2018 Gala Only" ticket option





Our host hotel is the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Room reservations are available for $139/night. Space is limited, please take advantage of this amazing rate and book your rooms fast!

To make your reservation, please go to: Hilton San Francisco.




Regional Frederick Douglass Moot Court and Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competitions will take place during Regional Convention. Each competitor must be in good standing, with all dues paid, as a NBLSA member. Also, the teams must come from a school that is an active WRBLSA Chapter to participate in competitions. If you are interested in participating, please go to for more information including registration and competition rules. 

Registration for Mock Trial Competition can be found here: 

Registration for Moot Court Competition can be found here:


Law Students & Alumni, your convention registration cost covers: attendance at all panels and workshops; access to nightlife and mixers; attendance at plenary sessions; attendance at the community service event; and access to the Annual Awards Dinner Gala. During the Dinner Gala, there will be dinner, dancing, and recognition for various chapter activities and participation in Regional programming! Think of your convention registration as an "all-access" pass to everything you would want to do during the 50th Annual Western Regional Convention.


The WRBLSA Executive Board looks forward to seeing YOU in San Francisco! 


Please contact if you would like to be a panelist, speaker, sponsor, volunteer or with any questions.




*Please note that WRBLSA is empowered to make and enforce its own rules and to require that its members and officers refrain from conduct injurious to NBLSA or its purposes. The National Executive Board will have the power to discipline or otherwise censure its members, officers, staff persons and committee members. Enforcement of any disciplinary action is pursuant to Article V, Section 4(g) of the National Constitution. Registration is non-refundable. Registration is non-transferable with in 30 days of convention. 

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