Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) at Willamette University College of Law seeks to provide a support system for members—past, present and future—within the legal community throughout Oregon. Our members represent a diverse group of individuals that work together to excel in the legal profession.

The mission of Willamette Law's APALSA is:

  • to advance Asian Pacific American law students through support, advocacy, and professional development on a national level;
  • to develop a network of Asian Pacific American law student organizations across the nation;
  • to foster the exchange of ideas and promote a deeper understanding of the legal, political, and social status of Asian Pacific Americans in society;
  • to encourage leadership, participation, and involvement in the greater Asian Pacific American community, and;
  • to inspire law students and legal professionals to serve the interests and aspirations of Asian Pacific Americans and all diverse populations.

Contact APALSA at

Chapter Leadership

President Austin Willhoft Email Austin
Vice President Eric Schmidt Email Eric
Secretary Parbeen Gill Email Parbeen
Treasurer Leyna Quach Email Leyna
Social Chair Paril Patel Email Paril
OAPABA Representative Tina Thao Email Tina
OAPABA Representative Todd Dizon Email Todd
OAPABA Representative Robin Hopkins Email Robin
Faculty Advisor James Nafziger Email Prof. Nafziger
1L Representative Angela Tam Email Angela
Willamette University

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association

Willamette University College of Law
245 Winter Street SE
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
(503) 370-6380

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