New York Law Schools

Comprehensive Directory of Law Schools in New York in Alphabetical Order


New York Law Schools

  • Albany - Albany Law School of Union University
    80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany 12208-3494, Phone: (518) 445-2311

    Our singular focus on the study of law, outstanding faculty, and location in the capital city of one of the nation's most influential states translate into a superb education in the classroom and a wide range of opportunities for hands-on learning outside it.

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  • Brooklyn - Brooklyn Law School
    250 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn 11201, Phone: (718) 625-2200

    A key element of a superior education is contact with powerful and stimulating minds – minds that are engaged in research, shaping policy, that are making law. Our faculty includes world-renowned authorities in many fields – evidence, products liability, intellectual property, international business, human rights, women's rights, criminal, commercial, constitutional, and health law.

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  • Buffalo - University at Buffalo Law School
    John Lord O'Brian Hall, Buffalo 14260-1100, Phone: (716) 645-2052

    The University at Buffalo Law School -- the only law school in the State University of New York (SUNY) system-- draws on a long tradition of achievement and excellence. Widely recognized as the leading public law school in the Northeast, it provides the strong foundation and the cutting-edge tools law graduates need to succeed in a competitive legal marketplace. Its excellent full-time faculty draws upon a broad range of educational and work experiences. Low tuition, combined with financial aid, makes a law degree from UB accessible to students from a wide variety of backgrounds.

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  • Central Islip - Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
    225 Eastview Drive, Central Islip 11722, Phone: (631) 421-2244

    Touro Law Center was established in 1980 as part of Touro College, a private, coeducational institution based in New York City. Founded under Jewish auspices by Dr. Bernard Lander, the College was chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York in 1970. It is named for Judah Touro, a philanthropic leader in post-colonial America, whose commitment to academic excellence, social justice, and community service exemplifies the ideals to which the College is dedicated.

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  • Flushing - City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law
    65-21 Main Street, Flushing 11367, Phone: (718) 340-4283

    The mission of the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, the only publicly-supported law school in New York City and one of only two in the State, is to educate students for the practice of law with special emphasis on public service and public interest law. We seek to enhance the diversity of the bar and to meet previously unmet legal needs, to recruit students from and train lawyers for historically underserved communities, and to educate all our students about the diverse and special legal needs of communities through our City and State. We seek to make legal education available to a broad variety of applicants based on an evaluation of the whole person, her/his background, prior academic and other work experience, dedication to public interest, and the degree to which these factors inspire confidence that s/he can successfully complete the Law School program and become an excellent lawyer.

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  • Hempstead - Hofstra University School of Law

    Hofstra Law School's history is one of vision, commitment to excellence and extraordinary success. The Law School was founded in 1970 to create a unique environment, a place which provides a superb legal education, in the broadest sense, to generations of competent and ethical attorneys; a place which makes meaningful contributions to the dialogue on pressing social issues of national and local importance and which brings together a diversity of students, faculty, judges, lawyers, scholars and professionals from a variety of disciplines in an effort to broaden the perspectives of all.

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  • Ithaca - Cornell University Law School

    Cornell Law School combines inspired teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a close-knit and collegial intellectual community. Hallmarks include: A faculty that excels not only in scholarly productivity, but also in teaching ability An approach to legal education that encourages collaboration and interdisciplinary study A global emphasis, including educational partnerships around the world A part of Cornell University, one of the world’s great research universities Graduates who are connected and make a difference

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  • New York - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Yeshiva University
    55 Fifth Avenue, New York 10003, Phone: (212) 790-0200

    Cardozo’s faculty of widely-published legal scholars, most of whom have also practiced the law, offer Cardozo students a curriculum that has a strong balance of theory and practice. In addition, nearly half of the faculty hold advanced degrees in other disciplines, making them particularly qualified to provide a fully-rounded and rigorous legal education.

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  • New York - Columbia Law School
    435 West 116th St., New York 10027-7297, Phone: (212) 854-2640

    Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

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  • New York - Fordham University School of Law
    140 W62nd Street, New York 10023, Phone: (212) 636-6875

    The mission of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service draws upon the Jesuit tradition of fostering social justice through education, research, and service. By building on its location in the economically, racially and culturally diverse environment of the greater New York City metropolitan region, the School seeks to provide outstanding social work education, guided by humanistic values and a global perspective, focusing on service to and research with individuals, families and groups, organizations, and communities. The School advocates for improving the quality of life for society’s most vulnerable populations through teaching, practice, influencing policy, and the development and dissemination of knowledge.

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  • New York - New York Law School
    57 Worth Street, New York 10013, Phone: (212) 431-2100

    Mission: Embrace Innovation - Foster Integrity and Professionalism - Advance Justice for a Diverse Society New York Law School provides comprehensive legal knowledge, employs multiple teaching techniques, and uses law to solve problems. Through innovation in scholarship, service, and professional training, we provide diverse routes to achievement. Creating value for others is our quest.

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  • New York - New York University School of Law
    40 Washington Square South,, New York 10012, Phone: (212) 998-6060

    Our educational mission focuses on our three core constituencies—students, faculty and alumni. There is an obvious interdependence among these three groups: By attracting the top students, faculty interest is magnified; likewise, enabling professors to do their best work and supplying them with the most desirable resources allows us to attract young scholars who are motivated and talented. Similarly, the more tangible the impact the Law School has on our community, the more engaged our alumni become. Our graduates are energized by the intellectual excitement of the school, enriching their own professional lives and adding still more luster to their alma mater°s reputation. Loyal alumni give back, so that a cycle of generosity, learning, appreciation and active participation in our school and society continues.

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  • Queens - St. John's University School of Law
    8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens 11439, Phone: (718) 990-6474

    St. John’s University will empower diverse learners with quality education for life. Through innovative teaching, research and service we will foster rational, spirited inquiry and intelligent reflection. Our student-centered approach will be shaped by a caring, energized, nimble culture. Enlivened by our distinctive mission, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving global community. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, we will be known worldwide for addressing issues of poverty and social justice.

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  • Syracuse - Syracuse University College of Law

    Syracuse University College of Law provides every opportunity you need to create your future. This website will give you a preview of what you can anticipate as a law student here. Read about our outstanding faculty, our wonderful facility and law library, the wide range of courses and the excellent programs, clinics and joint degree opportunities designed to provide you with the skills you need to make full use of your education. We start with a firm grounding in courses you need to build on, and then you choose your direction, with the advice and assistance of faculty and staff who really care. All of this on the campus of a great University with all it has to offer, at a law school with a long history and an eye on the future.

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  • White Plains - Pace University School of Law
    78 North Broadway, White Plains 10603, Phone: (914) 422-4210

    Pace Law School, in pursuit of the professional and academic mission of the University as articulated in its Mission Statement, is dedicated to: * Educating students from diverse backgrounds to be competent ethical lawyers in the diverse callings of the profession, animated by a concern for the communities that they will serve. * Promoting excellence in teaching. Advancing knowledge through legal and interdisciplinary research and scholarship that are recognized by regional, national or international audiences for their contribution to the law and legal profession. * Contributing to the achievement of a more just society through professional education, legal scholarship, and service to those in need.

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