Graduation 2019

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Columbia Law School’s Graduation Ceremony will take place on May 20, 2019, at 5 p.m. on South Field Campus. Here you will find important information and deadlines for participating in graduation. We have also included details to share with family and friends who want to celebrate with you.

Please visit the Columbia University Commencement website for information about University Commencement.



2018 Graduates in Profile

Patricio Martínez Llompart ’18

"The dual role of lawyer is what attracted me to the law in the first place," says Patricio Martínez Llompart ’18. 

Amanda Sotto Fontes ’18 LL.M.

Amanda Sotto Fontes ’18 LL.M. was a Mexican lawyer and entrepreneur when she came to Columbia. "Every day...I learned something applicable to my company."

Michael Stack J.D. ’18, MBA ’18

Michael Stack J.D. ’18, MBA ’18, a former U.S. Marine intelligence officer, on what led him to Columbia's unique J.D./MBA program.

Emily Rebecca Hush ’18

"I wanted more opportunities. I wanted more challenges in my life. I realize the law could provide that," says Emily Rebecca Hush ’18, who won prizes in two moot court competitions.

Neeraj R.S. ’18 LL.M.

While working in his home country of India, Neeraj R.S. ’18 LL.M. read a book that got him fascinated with international trade law. That book brought him to Columbia.

Yasmin Theodros Dagne ’18

Yasmin Theodros Dagne ’18 on why she studied human rights law at Columbia, and the supportive community she found here.