How do lawyers prepare for a new landscape?

The answer is here in Brooklyn.

CUBE harnesses the extraordinary entrepreneurial activity in Brooklyn to prepare our students for careers in a rapidly changing marketplace for new lawyers. CUBE is a center of remarkable energy and activity, offering global opportunities for students to work with businesses, startups, and social entrepreneurs; consultation sessions with small businesses in Brooklyn; networking events that give our students the Brooklyn edge in their career paths; and programs including the CUBE Innovators Competition.

The Law School is ideally situated within the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, which had a total economic impact of $5.3 billion. Through CUBE, we are tapping into the tremendous growth of Brooklyn as a leading international hub for innovation in business, technology, and culture to offer unparalleled opportunities to our students right in our own backyard.

CUBE’s Three Core Functions:


CUBE was created to leverage the Law School’s core strengths in clinical and business law education and proximity to the vibrant Brooklyn startup community. The center enhances the Law School by providing effective legal representation and support for entrepreneurial ventures in the private sector. CUBE programming enables Brooklyn Law School to maximize opportunities to educate and train law students to be effective lawyers and advisors to entrepreneurs through a combination of practical experience and rigorous academic coursework.

CUBE Faculty

CUBE's faculty brings diverse expertise from the public and private sectors and academia, and offers its students unique mentorship and training in providing optimum legal services to entrepreneurs and startups.

Annual CUBE Innovators Invitational

The Annual CUBE Innovators Invitational is a legal tech startup competition open to all law school students throughout New York. Teams of up to five law students will compete for $10,000 to launch their legal tech venture.

Career Opportunities

CUBE students and graduates work for diverse, prestigious firms, companies, and organizations. Learn more about their career placements:

CUBE Certificate

CUBE’s Certificate in Entrepreneurship Law focuses on legal issues surrounding entrepreneurship and preparing to represent new ventures for startups and growing commercial companies. CUBE-supported courses provide students with a road map to tailor their educations to a business-oriented curriculum that will support a career in the entrepreneurial sector.

CUBE Clinics

CUBE-affiliated clinics give students the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients, enabling students to engage directly in Brooklyn’s energetic entrepreneurial communities while studying to be dynamic lawyers, advisors and participants in these sectors. Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic (BLIP) specializes in advising startup companies; Corporate and Real Estate Clinic provides legal representation to low- income cooperatives; and Community Development Clinic (CDC) represents community development corporations, cultural institutions, and affordable housing providers.

Watch Past Events

CUBE's previous networking events, panels, and competitions:

CUBE Consultation Center

The CUBE Consultation Center offers students valuable practice experience providing counsel to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Students work under the supervision of alumni and faculty, and alongside community partners including NYC Business Solutions and the Carroll Gardens Association.

Contact


For questions regarding CUBE, please email cube@brooklaw.edu.