Formerly known as the Wisconsin Association of Minority Attorneys (WAMA), WAAL was established in 1988 and is actively involved in community affairs throughout Milwaukee. WAAL is a non-profit organization that provides community service to people through the People's Law School, Street Law, and various Trial competitions.
Purpose of WAAL:
The purpose of WAAL is to ensure the diversification of the legal community. To this end, WAAL sponsors an annual Mock Trial Competition for urban high school students, co-sponsors judicial forums with other bar associations, and provides scholarships to African-American law students attending Marquette University Law School and the University of Wisconsin Law School. WAAL is affiliated with the National Bar Association and the
State Bar of Wisconsin.