Tiffany N. Munsell to Lead National Black Law Students Association
Tiffany Munsell (3L) was elected National Chair of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) for the 2009-10 academic year. She was National Treasurer of NBLSA in 2008-09. As National Chair, Munsell will concentrate her efforts on long-term development, advancing social awareness, and serving the needs of local chapters. “We are entering a unique and exciting era, one that requires a new level of responsibility and dedication from our generation of black law students. As Chair of NBLSA, I will work diligently to revitalize the image and future success of rising attorneys in the black community,” Munsell said.
An Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity (ICLEO) Fellow, Munsell is active in her local BLSA chapter, having served as financial secretary and director of communications. She has volunteered with the Street Law and Guardian ad Litem programs, and has assisted Hurricane Katrina victims in New Orleans. A summer associate at Krieg DeVault, LLP for the past two summers, Munsell says she has a passion for community service and has aspirations toward a career in economic development. The Indianapolis native received her BA degree in Economics from Spelman College in 2005 and worked in the financial services industry prior to law school. NBLSA, a 7,000-member organization, was founded in 1968 to articulate and promote the needs and goals of African American law students and effectuate change in the legal community.