Welcome, Brooklyn Law School entering class of 2019!
The 2019 entering J.D. Class is composed of 408 students: 345 in the 3-Year Program, 29 in our 2-Year Accelerated J.D. Program, and 34 in the Extended 4-Year Program. We also welcome 21 new LL.M. students who come to us from 18 countries.
Performance

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
#11
Part-time J.D. Program
U.S. News Best Law Schools 2020 national rankings 
#1
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
#27
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
Academics
Learn more about our flexible degree programs
J.D.
Learn more about our flexible J.D. programs.
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LL.M.
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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Events
Upcoming events
Aug 23
Events  
Service Day
Aug 26
Events  
First Day of Classes for Upper Class Students
Sep 02
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Labor Day
Sep 10
Events  
Real Estate Roundtable: The Future of Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Innovation in NYC, LA, Las Vegas and Beyond
All Events
News
Professor Jodi Balsam
Professor Jodi Balsam Named to NCAA’s new Independent Resolution Panel
Allen Grubman ’67
In New York Law Journal, Allen Grubman '67 Pays Tribute to Professor Joseph Crea '47
Professor Emeritus Joseph Crea ’47, a Brooklyn Law School icon, Dies at 104
Professor Emeritus Joseph Crea ’47, a Brooklyn Law School icon, Dies at 104
Trustee Lawrence Sucharow ’75 Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by The National Law Journal
Trustee Lawrence Sucharow ’75 Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by The National Law Journal
Professor David Reiss
Professor David Reiss Elected to Membership in American Law Institute
CrimFest! 2019 Brings Criminal Law Scholars to Brooklyn Law School
CrimFest! 2019 Brings Criminal Law Scholars to Brooklyn Law School
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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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