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Multicultural Affairs: Success Stories

Capital University Law School maintains a strong commitment to developing a diverse and inclusive community. Thanks to the support and encouragement of Capital University Law School and its Office of Multicultural Affairs, minority students* have displayed a record of success in the classroom, in co-curricular endeavors and in extracurricular leadership roles. Within the last three years (2009-2012), illustrative minority student accomplishments include:

Student Leadership Officer Positions

  • Student Bar Association (multiple positions, including President and Treasurer)
  • American Constitution Society (President)
  • Labor and Employment Law Association (President) 
  • Capital University Law School Republicans (President)
  • Women’s Law Association (President)
  • Christian Legal Society (multiple positions, including President)
  • Black Law Student Association (multiple positions, including President)
  • Hispanic Law Student Association (multiple positions, including President)
  • Capital Equality Alliance (multiple positions, including President)
  • Phi Alpha Delta (multiple positions, including President) 
  • Sports and Entertainment Law Association (multiple positions, including President and Treasurer)
  • American Civil Liberties Union (Treasurer)
  • Legal Professionalism Society (Treasurer)
  • Children and Family Law Advocates (Fundraising Chair)


  • Federal Bar Association Columbus Chapter Scholarship
  • Ohio State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Scholarship
  • John Mercer Langston Bar Association Scholarship
  • Asian-Pacific American Bar Association of Central Ohio (APABA-CO) Scholarship 
  • Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation Scholarship
  • David D. White Scholarship (multiple recipients)
  • David D. & Frances A. White Scholarship
  • Floyd Weatherspoon Equal Justice Scholarship
  • Floyd D. Weatherspoon Endowed Scholarship for Employment Discrimination & Labor Law
  • Haynes and Haynes, LLC Book Scholarship
  • Douglas J. Haynes Scholarship
  • Mary Frutchey Scholarship
  • Robert Weiler Company Minority Scholarship
  • Black Law Students Association Scholarship
  • Women’s Law Association Susan Gilles Scholarship
  • Capital University Law School President’s Scholarship
  • Capital University Law School Dean’s Scholarship (multiple recipients)


  • Academic Success Protocol Fellowship (multiple students)
  • Law & Leadership Institute Robert L. Shuman Fellowship 
  • Felicia Beth Nekritz Juvenile Law Fellowship
  • Adoption and Child Welfare Law Fellowship

Co-Curricular Achievement

  • Capital University Law Review (multiple students)
  • Capital University Law School National Moot Court Team
  • Frederick Douglass Moot Court Team (multiple students)
    • Including the Best Oral Advocate for the Midwest Region
  • Adoption Law and Policy Moot Court Team (multiple students)
  • Mock Trial Team (multiple students)
  • CALI Award winners (multiple students including awards received in: general litigation, small business clinic, torts, contracts, criminal law, and civil procedure jurisdiction)

* As used herein, the term minority refers to a student who has self-identified as a racial minority or a member of the GLBT community.