Law Student & SALDF Chapter Resources

Are you a student? Find out how law students and undergrads can get involved in animal law. Start a SALDF chapter or get an animal law course added at your law school, check out our Opportunities in Animal Law booklet, and sign up to be a student member of ALDF.

Are you a SALDF chapter member? ALDF offers SALDF chapters assistance through the SALDF Program Guides and project and travel grants. We also provide project ideas, film screening suggestions, and speaker suggestions.

Did you just graduate law school? Check out our career advice for aspiring animal attorneys and don’t forget to join ALDF’s Volunteer Attorney Network.

Law Student & Student Animal Legal Defense Fund Chapter Resources:

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Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapters are encouraged to host events to raise awareness about farmed animal protection issues.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Animal Law Institute offers a Litigation Fellowship, a world-class, first-of-its-kind program.

Through ALDF’s student chapter grants program, established SALDF chapters can apply for funding from ALDF to support animal law projects that advance ALDF’s mission, as well as travel to animal law …

Each summer, fall, and spring several law students are given the opportunity to be trained by experts in animal law through the Animal Legal Defense Fund Clerkship Program.

All SALDF chapters are eligible to receive free tabling materials from ALDF to use at the chapter’s meetings and events during the school year.

The process of applying for a Student Animal Legal Defense Fund grant for your chapter is discussed on this page.

Law students interested in this cutting-edge field must be inventive and proactive in seeking out opportunities to become involved. Here are some suggestions for getting involved in animal law.

The Program Guide contains an overview of the issue and ALDF’s involvement, suggested activities, film screening suggestions, a reading list, and a speaker list.

There are many ways your chapter can advocate on behalf of animals and raise awareness about animal law on campus and in the wider community. Here is a list of suggestions to help you get started.

This list includes films that have been screened by SALDF chapters at their events.

Looking for a speaker for your SALDF event? Here is a helpful list of suggestions.

Undergraduate students can take many steps to become involved in the field of animal law. Below are some suggestions: Connect with us on social media. Check out ALDF’s current cases …

The SALDF Summit is an informal roundtable meeting hosted by the Animal Legal Defense Fund preceding the Animal Law Conference.

A resource guide for students and graduates interested in this dynamic and cutting-edge area of the law.

How can Social Media help my SALDF Chapter?

Reaching out to your local press outlets is an excellent, inexpensive way to let your community know about your work for animals, and to educate countless people about the growing field of animal law.

Important dates for SALDF chapter members and law students.

Nicole Pallotta, Student Programs Coordinator, reviews ALDF’s many resources and opportunities for law students, including: sample SALDF projects, SALDF project and travel grants, ALDF’s Student E-Newsletter, scholarships, and clerkships.

Join the Animal Legal Defense Fund for a week of action for animals February 25 to March 3, 2018!

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is pleased to announce the 2017 New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest! This contest is open to all SALDF members.* The award amount for the …

Do you want to work for the animals? Are you interested in obtaining a job as an animal lawyer?

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is pleased to announce the Winter/Spring 2018 New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest! This contest is open to all SALDF* members.** Applicants are encouraged to pull from …

Join Animal Legal Defense Fund's Animal Law Program! As a law student member, you'll receive ALDF's newsletter, The Animals' Advocate, an issue of Animal Law Review, email updates and more.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has compiled a concise list of animal law publications, academic journals and selected books.

Selecting a law school to attend is a critical decision for future animal attorneys. ALDF offers these tips to finding the school that's right for you.

Graduating SALDF members can request a free graduation packet that includes an ALDF lapel pin, graduation cord, and application for a complimentary one-year ALDF attorney membership.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund suggests the following steps to start an animal law course at your law school.

The following materials are designed to help you with the process of forming a Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapter at your law school.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund offers this comprehensive list of animal law courses offered throughout the United States and Canada.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapters are ALDF's law student groups, representing on campuses across the nation our mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.

The SALDF Chapter of the Year Award celebrates SALDF chapters that have shown incredible efforts in advancing the field of animal law and advocating for animals through original projects and initiatives.

ALDF Staff Attorney Matthew Liebman offers some insights for students who are interested in pursuing careers in animal law.

Congratulations to those graduating law school this semester! We want to support and encourage your dedication to the field of animal law by offering you a free attorney membership in ALDF’s …

Join ALDF’s Executive Director Stephen Wells to learn more about ALDF’s cases, campaigns, resources, and ways your chapter can get involved to protect the lives and advance the interest of animals through the legal system.

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