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A new template for legal education... no limits, just infinite possibilities.

We are continuously evolving to meet the demands of the new world of law.

BROOKLYN 2-3-4, Flexibility to Study at Your Own Pace

Options give you more control over your law school experience. In addition to our standard 3-year program, we offer accelerated 2-year and extended 4-year programs.

OUR DEGREE OPTIONS
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THE 2-YEAR J.D. EXPERIENCE

The Accelerated 2-Year Program

  • A complete J.D. with 85 credits in 24 months
  • Save a year's worth of living expenses
  • Enter the marketplace faster
  • Flexibility to change your pace to 2.5 or 3 years

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The Extended 4-Year Program

  • Designed for working students
  • Classes at 6-10 pm in the evenings
  • Clinics and certificates available
  • Flexibility to change your pace to 3, 3.5, or 4.5 years

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LL.M. PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONALLY TRAINED LAWYERS

Our LL.M. program was named to the New York Law Journal's "Best of 2017 Hall of Fame" for placing at the top of the best LL.M. program category for the past four years. We also received an A+ for Student Experience and A for Academics from the International Jurist.

LL.M. For Internationally Trained Lawyers
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CAMPUS NEWS

Essentials for a strong modern law school.



FAST FACTS
2017 Entering Class Statistics
APPLIED
3,503
ADMITTED
1,819
ENROLLED
370
31%
Students of Color
The class hails from 34 states & 8 countries.
The oldest student is 50, the youngest 19.
LSAT
75%
159
Median
156
25%
153
GPA
75%
3.56
Median
3.35
25%
3.15
BLS Financial Aid
93.7%
of first-year students received some form of institutional aid in 2016-2017.
Student/Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
(2016 school-wide)


WELCOME TO BROOKLYN LAW

Meet the incoming Class of 2017. Find out what brought them here.

Preparing you to thrive in a 21st-century workforce.

Brooklyn Law School’s focus is on helping students prepare for tomorrow's legal careers, rather than yesterday’s.
Passing the Bar:
79%
of our May 2017 graduates passed the July 2017 New York bar examination on the first attempt.
Landing that first job
87.5%
10-Month ABA reported Employment Rate for those seeking employment in Class of 2016


A WIDE RANGE OF POSSIBILITIES

See where our students went after graduation.

RECENT POST-GRADUATE PLACEMENTS
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ABA PLACEMENT SUMMARY
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Live and learn in Brooklyn, a fast-growing, ever-evolving international hub of culture and innovation.

We are fortunate to be in Brooklyn, a haven for hip culture, innovative technology, entrepreneurship, and vibrant legal and civic communities.

BLS - A CENTRAL LOCATION

See what's nearby:
SHOW COURTS
SHOW MUSEUMS & ENTERTAINMENT
SHOW PARKS
SHOW RESTAURANTS

THE NEW BROOKLYN

NEIGHBORHOOD TOUR

Within a few-block radius are city, state and federal courts, the Legal Aid Society, government agencies, and numerous law firms. These are our laboratories, a backdrop for learning few schools can replicate.

YOUR HOME IN BROOKLYN

Unlike most law schools - and important in a booming city - BLS offers guaranteed housing for first-year students. (Application deadline: May 1)

BROOKLYN SMART — INNOVATORS, ENTREPRENEURS, LEADERS

And they need lawyers!

Brooklyn:  4th largest U.S. city (If it weren’t a borough of NYC.)
More than 1,350innovation companies (2015)
Highest growth in private sector jobs with an increase of 12.8 percent - more than double the national average (2016)

Preparing you in a real-world learning environment.

When our students graduate, they are Brooklyn Ready. Brooklyn Ready means being able to handle any curveball that a world of rapid change throws your way, answer tough questions, and forge solutions to new problems.

CLINICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

Get a quick overview of the real-world experience you get to prepare you for your careers.

WHERE THE LAW COMES TO LIFE

Brooklyn Law School’s Clinical Education Program can transform your law school experience, influence your career choice, help you find your dream job, and turn you into a capable practitioner ready to jump into practice.

PRACTICING — AND HELPING: 25 PRO BONO  PROJECTS

There is an opportunity to help members of the community – and to gain real-world experience – by getting involved in the pro bono projects at Brooklyn Law School.

There are over two dozen projects, to name a few:

  • LGBTQ Legal Assistance Project
  • The Second Chance Project
  • Veteran Advocacy Project
  • Civil Court Help Center Project
  • Promoting Justice for Immigrants Facing Detention

In all there are over 25 pro bono projects to get involved with at BLS.

MORE WAYS TO GET INVOLVED
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CONNECTING

40 Student Organizations
Academic Organizations. Think and Learn.
Affinity Organizations. Bond and Grow.
Non-Profit Organizations. Serve and Help.
Recreational Organizations. Relax and Play.

PURSUE YOUR PASSION
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Accessible faculty, supportive classmates, and a global network of involved alumni.

FACULTY PERSPECTIVES

ALUMNI PERSPECTIVES

JOIN A GREAT ALUMNI FAMILY:

Over 23,000 alumni

Our extensive network of alumni reside and work in 49 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, 4 U.S. territories and 50 foreign countries. Their careers span a vast spectrum of industries, in business, in private practice, in government, in non-profits, in entrepreneurial start-ups and for the public interest.

“My career path has been a cumulative process. In many ways, the work I did at the The Malawi Center for Advice, Research, and Education on Rights set me up to do the work at the International Rescue Committee and at Save the Children. And I continue to rely on what I learned in law school—from my professors and mentors, as a Sparer Fellow, and as part of the Federal Litigation Clinic. Those experiences continue to inspire me.”
Claudia Werman Connor ’88
READ MORE ABOUT WERMAN CONNOR AND OTHER BROOKLYN LAW ALUMNI

THE LEGAL DISRUPTORS

Brooklyn Law School graduates are forging new paths in creative and bold ways that are getting noticed. Meet 13 graduates who are paving the way.

It's your future, so come see us.

From our great location to our innovative programs, let us show you how Brooklyn Law School can give you the edge you need to succeed. Schedule a visit today!

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