For Law Students

The National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) is a nationwide membership organization of more than 1500 attorneys who represent hundreds of thousands of consumers victimized by fraudulent, abusive, and predatory business practices. NACA members are committed to advancing the cause of just treatment for and ethical representation of consumers.

Are you a law student seeking additional resources and support to assist you? Join us, along with other law students.

Consumer Law Advocates, Students, and Scholars (C.L.A.S.S.)

A joint project of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the UC Berkeley Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice and Berkeley Law's student-run Consumer Advocacy & Protection Society (CAPS) to establish and expand a nationwide network of law school student organizations dedicated to the promotion of consumer law.

C.L.A.S.S. is invested in developing the next generation of consumer advocates. Law schools across the country are engaged in educating their communities and fighting for the rights of working families. Join us.

C.L.A.S.S. Network

Getting Started with C.L.A.S.S.:

  • Send a request to join the student chapter discussion list. Joining the list will connect you with other law students, professors, and consumer attorneys involved with C.L.A.S.S. Or, you can contact us through one of the forms below.
  • Review our short guide for forming a chapter and our sample chapter constitution.
  • The constitutions for all current network members are available below.

Current CLASS Network participants at law schools: 

  • CAPS (Berkeley) Chapter
  • St. John's University School of Law
  • Duke Consumer Rights & Economic Justice
  • West Virginia University Consumer Law Group
  • University of Southern California Consumer Advocacy and Protection Society
  • University of Utah Consumer Advocacy and Protection Society
  • University of Florida Consumer Rights Club
  • University of Michigan Consumer Advocacy and Financial Regulation Organization
  • Notre Dame Law School

Consumer Law Job Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates:

If you have any questions, please contact us anytime:

Submit Ideas for Law Review Note Topics

Have you come across consumer law issues in your work that deserve to be explored in-depth in a research article? Share your Note/law review topic ideas for law school publications. Please share your ideas here.

Which Law Schools Have a Consumer Law Class?

Find out here. If you are an attorney interested in teaching consumer law, you can learn more in our You Should Teach a Consumer Law Course webinar.

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Are you a law student?

If you're interested in starting a NACA chapter at your law school, here is a simple registration form to get started.

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Are you a consumer attorney?

Your law school connections can help. Let us know who you know.

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Are you a law professor?

Your students may be potential NACA chapter leaders. Help us connect with them.

CLASS Student Chapter Constitutions

CAPS (Berkeley) Chapter Constitution

St. John's University School of Law Chapter Constitution

Duke Consumer Rights & Economic Justic Project Charter

West Virginia University Consumer Law Group Constitution

University of Southern California Consumer Advocacy and Protection Society Constitution

University of Utah Consumer Advocacy and Protection Society Constitution

University of Florida Consumer Rights Club Constitution

University of Michigan Consumer Advocacy and Financial Regulation Organization Constitution

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Find an Attorney

NACA member attorneys are committed to advancing the cause of just treatment for and ethical representation of consumers and will not, so long as they are a NACA member, perform services for any business or commercial client on a matter where that client’s interests are adverse to the interests of consumers.