Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

The Willamette University SALDF is dedicated to providing a forum for education, advocacy,
and scholarships aimed at protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system and raising the profile of the field of animal law.


The Willamette University SALDF is dedicated to the goals of educating the law school and
surrounding community about forms of institutionalized animal abuse, and engaging in projects that combat that abuse. The Willamette University SALDF is equally dedicated to protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system. The activities of Willamette University SALDF shall include, but not limited to: hosting speakers, debates, and conferences on current issues in animal rights and animal welfare law; carrying out research projects for lawyers and organizations promoting animal welfare and animal rights litigation; networking with students at other law schools colleges, universities, and high schools; conducting educational events such as information tables and video screenings on pertinent issues; and advocating on behalf of vegetarian/vegan students with our law school.

Chapter Leadership

President Julian Kanter Email Julian
Vice President Casey Shook Email Casey
Secretary Emma Dubin Email Dubin
Treasurer Karmen Pacheco Email Karmen

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