Welcome, Brooklyn Law School entering class of 2019!

The 2019 entering J.D. Class is composed of 405 new students: including 370 full-time students and 35 members of the extended 4-Year Program. The LL.M. program welcomed 16 new students from 14 countries.


Nationally Recognized for Academic and Career Excellence

Superb preparation for success in careers across legal fields and beyond

Why Brooklyn Law
Top 50 
2019 Go-To Law Schools
National Law Journal ranking of the highest percentage of 2018 J.D. graduates hired as first-year associates at the nation’s 100 largest law firms
Part-time J.D. Program
U.S. News Best Law Schools 2020 national rankings 
Law School for Public Defenders and Prosecutors
Top ranked by preLaw magazine for our strong Clinical Program and history of dedication to these career paths
Alumni Promoted to Partner
National Law Journal list of the Top 50 schools in the nation with the most partner promotions in 2018
I decided to attend Brooklyn Law School for its large student-led organization, Brooklyn Law Students for the Public Interest, and for the Sparer Fellowship Program. Both programs support public interest careers by providing vast networks that connected me to opportunities and lasting friendships, mentors, and summer funding that allowed me to live as I pursue my goal to provide justice for the community.
It's a very empowering moment for students when they realize what a powerful tool law can be... That is a joy, and that's what I teach. 
Marvin España '18
Immigration Attorney, The Bronx Defenders
Professor William Araiza
On Teaching Constitutional Law
Learn more about our flexible degree programs
Learn more about our flexible J.D. programs.
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For lawyers trained abroad to connect with international professionals.
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Course Offerings
Explore our extensive course offerings in a broad range of subjects.
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Clinical Program
Get hands-on experience in our clinics and externships.
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Upcoming events
Nov 19
Events   Alumni
Women's Leadership Network Program: Executive Presence
Nov 19
Events   Academic
Fall Colloquium: Scientific Controversies in Environmental Law
Nov 19
Events   Admissions
Experience Brooklyn Law Open House
Nov 21
Faculty Workshop: Richard R.W. Brooks, New York University School of Law
All Events
Dean Michael Cahill Installation
Michael T. Cahill Installed as Ninth Dean of Brooklyn Law School
Borough President Declares November 6 “Joseph Crea Day” in Brooklyn
Borough President Declares November 6 “Joseph Crea Day” in Brooklyn
Professor Susan Herman
In Washington Post Op-Ed, Professor Susan Herman Urges Congress, Jurors to Consider “Fraternité” Defense
Professor Miriam Baer
On MSNBC, Professor Miriam Baer Shares Insights on SDNY Probe of Guiliani
EDNY Day at Brooklyn Law School Draws 22 Federal Judges for Full Day of Programs
EDNY Day at Brooklyn Law School Draws 22 Federal Judges for Full Day of Programs
Professor Susan Hazeldean
Professor Susan Hazeldean to receive LGBTQ+ Inclusive Excellence Award from AALS
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111 Livingston Street Location
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Tours & Information Sessions
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Admissions & Recruiting Schedule
Meet our Admissions Counselors at law school fairs around the country
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