Brooklyn Law School

Last Updated June 28, 2022
250 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201-9846, United States

Policies and Practices that Impact the Student Experience

Nondiscrimination Policy

This school has a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of:

  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity
  • Gender Expression

Chosen Name

Chosen name can be used. Chosen name appears:

  • Upon student’s request, on orientation name tag/materials
  • Upon student’s request, on faculty class rosters
  • Upon student’s request, on transcript
  • Upon student’s request, on diploma


  • Faculty and staff are allowed to include in email signatures
  • Students can indicate on class rosters

Resources and Opportunities

  • LGBTQ+ student organization(s)
  • Funds for LGBTQ+ student organization(s)                  
  • Career counseling specifically for LGBTQ+ students  
  • Peer mentoring specifically for LGBTQ+ students             
  • LGBTQ+ legal clinic
  • LGBTQ+ focused project or pro bono group
  • Funds for students to participate in the Williams Institute Annual Moot Court

Classroom Experience

  • Offers courses that focus exclusively on LGBTQ+
  • Offers courses that include but do not focus exclusively on LGBTQ+
  • Faculty required to use gender-inclusive language in their syllabi


  • School has a diversity, equity, and inclusion faculty committee
  • School has faculty member(s) who conduct research primarily focused on LGBTQ+ topics


This law school provides all-gender-inclusive restroom(s) and all-gender-inclusive single-occupancy restroom(s), which include the following features:

  • In main law school building
  • In the law library
  • ADA accessible

Local Community

  • LGBTQ+ specific events   
  • Pride events
  • Readily identifiable LGBTQ+ owned businesses  
  • Readily identifiable LGBTQ+ friendly businesses (e.g., pride flag sticker)          

Navigating Brooklyn Law

Questions about financial aid

Office of Financial Aid
Sissel Funaro, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Questions about LGBTQ+ resources available on and/or off campus

Tami Adelson, Director of Student Life

Questions about usage of chosen name or pronouns

Registrar's Office

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ student organization(s)

Tami Adelson, Director of Student Life

Questions about connecting with LGBTQ+ alumni

Alumni Relations      


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