At Brooklyn Law School, legal theory is applied to reality, and law is put into action. It is an approach that equips our students with the analytical thinking and lawyering skills that will prepare them for the immediate and long-term challenges of legal employment.
We offer guaranteed housing for first-year students, eliminating the hassle of searching for a place to live. Beautiful apartments that are conveniently located and priced below market rate provide a setting conducive to achieving a strong start in law school.
Located between historic Brooklyn Heights and the vibrant commercial hub of Downtown Brooklyn, the Law School is surrounded by courts and located within walking distance of civic offices, law firms, community organizations, tech startups, and more.
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We have a dynamic student body, a diverse and dedicated faculty, and a global network of 24,000 alumni. Brooklyn Law School continues to attract the best and brightest from around the world.
Brooklyn Law School's faculty is ranked among the top 40 law schools in the nation based on scholarly impact by Brian Leiter's Law School Reports. Our professors are leading scholars, policy shapers, and—in the case of clinical and adjunct professors—practitioners. They are passionate about the law and deeply invested in the success of our students.
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IP, Media & Information Law International Law
Real Estate Law
CURRICULUM Approximately 240 elective courses and seminars are offered in these and other areas of concentration.
Business Organizations Law
Civil Practice & Litigation
Commercial Transactions Law Constitutional Law & Theory
International Business Law
International & Comparative Law Intellectual Property, Media, & Information Law
Labor & Employment Law
Legal Theory & Jurisprudence
Legal Writing & Research
Property & Real Estate Law
Public Interest Law
Regulatory Law & Policy
Trusts & Estates
CLINICS With more than 20 law clinics in various areas of specialization, our students can hone skills, navigate ethical concerns, and develop career-building professional identities and networks.
Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy (BLIP) Children’s Law Center
Clemency & Pardon Project
Corporate & Real Estate
Criminal Defense & Advocacy
Disability & Civil Rights
Federal Civil Litigation: NYC Law Department Federal Civil Litigation: U.S. Attorney, EDNY, Immigration Unit
HELP (Helping Elders Through Litigation and Policy)
Municipal Litigation: NYC Law Department New York Civil Court Consumer Law
Pro Bono Scholars
Prosecutors: Brooklyn District Attorney Prosecutors: U.S. Attorneys Office, EDNY Safe Harbor Project
Youth Re-entry & Legal Services
DC Immersion Semester
Real Estate and Community Development Sports Law
Sparer (Public Interest)
Bankruptcy & Commercial Law
Family Law & Policy
International Human Rights
Health Law & Policy
International Business Law
Journal of International Law
Journal of Law & Policy
Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law
Moot Court Honor Society
Alternative Dispute Resolution Honor Society
Plus, international opportunities, joint degrees, and numerous pro bono projects.
Brooklyn Law School is consistently named to the National Law Journal's list of Go-To Schools, ranking us among the top 50 law schools with the highest percentage of 2021 J.D. graduates hired as ﬁrst-year associates at the nation’s 100 largest law ﬁrms. We are also one of the top law schools for associates promoted to partner.
90% of the Class of 2021 who were seeking employment were employed within 10 months of graduation.
Learn more about the application requirements, tuition, and financial aid at brooklaw.edu.