(Santa Fe, NM) – University of Oklahoma College of Law student Roy Brown of Arapahoe was chosen as the National Native American Law Student Association (NNALSA) 3rd Year of the Year. NNALSA presented the award last week at the Federal Bar Association’s Indian Law Conference in Santa Fe. Brown was recognized for his leadership on the NNALSA Board of Directors and for administering the Annual NNALSA Moot Court Competition.
As the 2013-2014 Vice-President of NNALSA, Brown ran the 22nd Annual NNALSA Moot Court Competition hosted by The University of Oklahoma College of Law where 64 teams from 29 law schools competed.
Brown graduates this May and wants to focus his practice in Indian and Public Interest Law. He has extensive experience in leadership and organization as both a professional and as a student.
The OU Law NALSA chapter was named the Chapter of the Year. The chapter was recognized for hosting the moot court competition, creating a $2,000 Native American law fellowship and organizing a speaker series on legal issues in tribal communities.
NNALSA was founded in 1970 to promote the study of Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law and traditional forms of governance and to support Native Americans in law school. The organization strives to reach out to Native communities; encourage Native People to pursue legal education; and educate the legal community about Native issues.
–National Native American Law Student Association. Image used with permission.