Charis Redmond serves as the 2016-2017 Vice Chair for National Black Law Students Association (“NBLSA”). In this role, she serves as an internal manager to the National Executive Board and oversees all intraboard relations.
Charis Redmond is a native of the DC area by way of Prince George’s County, MD. She graduated from the George Washington University (GW), where she earned a B.A. with Honors in Human Services. While at GW, Redmond served as a Colonial Ambassador (Student-Alumni Relations and Development Liaison), and completed various service-learning projects for local nonprofits. During her time at GW, Redmond also worked for two years at the National Association for Law Placement (NALP). Upon graduation, Redmond worked briefly as an Event Coordinator for a charity nonprofit in her summer before going “straight through” to law school.
She is currently a 3L student at University of Virginia School of Law, where she served on the SBA Diversity Committee, and was appointed by Deans to two special committees for Career Services and Student Affairs. She is also a member of Virginia Law Women and Lambda Law Alliance.
Prior to joining NBLSA’s national board, Redmond served as President of the Virginia Law BLSA Chapter, a four-time delegate to Regional and National Conventions, and as a National Programming Specialist.
In addition to her organizational leadership, Redmond has interned for the MD State’s Attorney in her home district of Prince George’s County and worked as a Summer Associate for Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in the firm’s San Francisco Office.
In her free time, Redmond enjoys completing community service projects, engaging in social media campaigns for social good, and serving as a mentor, particularly to minority youth. She also enjoys photography and can occasionally be found shooting for UVA’s photoblog, Humans of UVA Law.