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Student government and organizations serve an important function in the law school experience. These opportunities complement S.J. Quinney College of Law’s education with academic, professional, social, and career development opportunities. The College of Law’s student organizations provides a wide variety of purpose, and new student groups are always being formed to meet the changing needs of the student body. The University as a whole, has a wide variety of Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) that law students are welcome to join.

STUDENT BAR ASSOCIATION


The Student Bar Association (SBA) is the official student government of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. The SBA is the voice for the student body, which can affect policies regarding curriculum, grades, class and exam scheduling, legal clinics, and so on. They also serve as the Student Advisory Committee (SAC) and elected student government of the College of Law. As voting members of the College Council, SBA Board members serve as representatives of the student body to the law school faculty and administration. The SBA participates in faculty retention, promotion, and tenure evaluations. The SBA also sponsors social events, philanthropies, and other activities to build wellness and belong among the student body.

Jessica Arthurs
President
Jessica Arthurs
President
Grace Sponaugle
Vice President
Grace Sponaugle
Vice President
Michelle James
Secretary
Michelle James
Secretary
Callen Aten
Treasurer
Shelby Stender
Director of Social Activities
Shelby Stender
Director of Social Activities
Brooke Porter Coles
Director of Public Relations & Marketing
Brooke Porter Coles
Director of Public Relations & Marketing
Hannah Pickett
3L Representative
Hannah Pickett
3L Representative
Carter Moore
2L Representative
Carter Moore
2L Representative
Kiersten Vandervelde
1L Representative
Kiersten Vandervelde
1L Representative

ASUU COLLEGE OF LAW REPRESENTATIVES


The ASUU (Associated Students of the University of Utah) Student Government, much like the United States federal government, consists of an executive branch, a legislative branch, and a judicial branch. These branches work together to accomplish the varied functions of ASUU to serve the student body as effectively as possible.

Anthony Tenney
College of Law Senator
Anthony Tenney
College of Law Senator

The Senate is one of two houses in ASUU’s legislative branch. The Senate is responsible for representing students by allocating funds to College Student Councils (CSCs), reviewing proposed legislation, overseeing ASUU Executive Branch activities, serving on the University Academic Senate and various University committees, and working on University policy issues that impact students. Senators are elected each spring by the students of the colleges they represent and serve for a term of one year. There are 18 seats in the Senate, each of which represents the University’s different colleges. Learn more here.

Briana Spaulding
College of Law Assembly Representative
Briana Spaulding
College of Law Assembly Representative

The Assembly is one of two houses in ASUU’s legislative branch. The Assembly allocates funds to University-recognized student organizations, reviews proposed legislation, and works on University policy issues that impact students. Assembly representatives are elected each spring by the students of the colleges which they represent, and they serve for a term of one year. Learn more here.