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Opening doors to your future

Brooklyn Law School is dedicated to diversity and expanding career opportunities.

As a law school strongly committed to diversity, we are dedicated to maximizing career opportunities for our students. We participate in various diversity recruitment programs and job fairs throughout the country, in addition to diversity programs sponsored by major law firms. The Career Development Center will inform you about these opportunities, as well as diversity scholarships, fellowships and job fairs. Frantz Price, an Associate Director, serves as the Career Development Center’s Diversity Liaison.

Examples of past Brooklyn Law School student recipient of diversity fellowships and scholarships are listed below.

Bar Associations and Organizations

The Career Development Center assists specialty bar associations in their outreach to diverse student groups:

Asian American Bar Association of New York
Association of Black Women Attorneys
Dominican Bar Association
Hispanic National Bar Association
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Law Association Foundation of Greater New York
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Minority Corporate Counsel Association
National Bar Association
National Black Prosecutors Association
National LGBT Bar Association
PALS (Practicing Attorneys for Law Students)
Puerto Rican Bar Association
South Asian Bar Association of New York

Some Diversity Fellowships

Dorsey & Whitney LLP Diversity Fellowship
New York City Bar Association 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
New York State Bar Association's Environmental Law Fellowship
Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington Hong Duc Clerkship
Vinson and Elkins Diversity Fellowships

Some Diversity Scholarships

Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Diversity Scholarship
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Diversity Scholarship Program
LeGal’s Tryon Garner Memorial Fellowship for African-American LGBT Civil Rights
Metropolitan Black Bar Association Scholarship
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy Diversity Scholars Program
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman Diversity Scholarship
Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship
Reed Smith Diverse Scholars Program
Thomson Hine Diversity Scholarship

Some Diversity Job Fairs

Boston Lawyers Group
Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (Kansas City, Missouri)
Hispanic National Bar Association Law Student Symposium and Job Fair
IMPACT Career Fair for Law Students and Attorneys with Disabilities
Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair
LeGaL LGBT Career Fair for First Year Law Students
Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference
National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair
National LGBT Bar Association Annual Conference (aka Lavender Law Conference)
Northeast BLSA Job Fair
Northwest Minority Job Fair
Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair
The Tri-State (Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky) Diversity Recruitment Program

Some Diversity Judicial Internships Programs

American Bar Association Section of Business Law Diversity Clerkship Program
American Bar Association Section of Litigation Judicial Intern Opportunity Program
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Law Association Foundation of Greater New York Dr. M.L. "Hank" Henry, Jr., Fund for Judicial Internships
New York County Lawyers' Association Hon. Harold Baer Jr. and Dr. Suzanne Baer Summer Minority Judicial Internship Program
New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Minority Fellowship with a Justice of the Commercial Division
Sonia and Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program

Career Development Center
111 Livingston Street, 20th Floor
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 780-7963