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Community Life

At Columbia Law School, you have the tools and opportunities to forge your own path. But you won’t do it alone: Our remarkable community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni will support you every step of the way.

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Dean’s Welcome

Meet Dean Gillian Lester, a nationally recognized expert in employment law and policy, who is working to achieve a bold vision for Columbia Law School.

 

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Student Life

See how our student community is bound together by a fierce sense of camaraderie and fortified by countless activities on and off campus. 

 

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Our History

Since 1858, Columbia Law School has been a world leader in legal education. Learn more about our history-defining moments and the people who have helped shape the law.

 

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Graduation

J.D., LL.M., J.S.D., and Executive LL.M. students celebrate graduation, with Antony J. Blinken ’88, U.S. Secretary of State, delivering the keynote address during the online graduation ceremony on April 29, 2021.

Graduation 2021: Highlights of a Special Day

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