Columbia Law School

Since 1858, Columbia Law School graduates have provided worldwide leadership—as heads of state, corporate counselors, academics, judges, and businesspeople. New York is an essential source of the School’s intellectual firepower, global vision, and pragmatic instincts, and affords unparalleled opportunities to prepare students for diverse careers.

Generous alumni and friends enable the Law School to admit the best students, recruit and retain the most distinguished scholars, and increase the endowment, ensuring the School’s future as one of the world’s preeminent law schools.

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Annual Fund
Help the School recruit students, offer scholarships and loans, design faculty initiatives, conduct curricular reviews, and address other pressing needs.

Annual fund gifts of any amount, particularly those that are unrestricted, have a significant and immediate impact at the School, allowing the Dean to respond rapidly to new opportunities.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$5,000
Public Service Summer Internship
Provide a stipend for a Law student to work in a nonprofit organization, government agency, or public interest law firm.

Beginning in 2008, Columbia Law School will guarantee summer stipends for public interest work, in the U.S. or abroad, for all students who apply.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$5,000
Kernochan Center Summer Internship
Enable a first- or second-year Law student to work as an intern with a nonprofit arts or media organization.

Through the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, students spend approximately ten weeks in the legal department, or with the executive director, at one of these organizations.

For more information, contact:
$5,000
Human Rights Internship
Provide a summer stipend for a Law School student to work in human rights, whether documenting abuses in Africa, assisting developing democracies in Eastern Europe, or representing asylum seekers in Manhattan.

Each year, some 75 students work at organizations in 50 countries, including the U.S.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$100,000
Endowed Public Service Summer Internship
Each summer, help one Law student work in a nonprofit organization, government agency, or public interest law firm.

Beginning in 2008, Columbia Law School will guarantee summer stipends for public interest work, in the U.S. or abroad, for all students who apply.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$100,000
Endowed Kernochan Center Summer Internship
Fund an annual internship allowing a first- or second-year Law student to work with an arts or media nonprofit.

Through the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, students spend approximately ten weeks in the legal department, or with the executive director, at an arts or media organization.

For more information, contact:
$100,000
Endowed Human Rights Internship
Fund an annual summer internship for a Law School student working in human rights, documenting abuses in Africa, assisting developing democracies in Eastern Europe, or representing asylum seekers in Manhattan, for example.

Each year, some 75 students work at organizations in 50 countries, including the U.S.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$100,000
Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAP)
Support a recent graduate who has chosen to work in the public sector.

Loan Assistance Repayment Programs (LRAP) give students the financial flexibility to pursue careers in public service or government. LRAP also ensure that Columbia can attract the finest prospective students, who increasingly base enrollment decisions on a school's commitment to providing public interest and government opportunities. Gifts to support LRAP therefore continue Columbia Law School's long-standing commitment to excellence and to provide leadership and service in the public sector.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$150,000
Endowed Student Scholarship
Help talented students attend Columbia Law School.

These scholarships provide transformational opportunities to aspiring legal scholars who might otherwise not be able to attend.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$250,000
Faculty Research
Support the research of one faculty member each academic year.

Design this fund to bolster an area of scholarship that is particularly meaningful for you.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$1,000,000
Post-Graduate JD Research Fellowship
Fund an annual teaching or research stipend for a post JD candidate contemplating a career in legal education.

This endowed fellowship provides support for the transitional time needed to concentrate on the research and publishing required to be considered for a faculty appointment.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$2,000,000
Endowed Visiting Professorship
Fund an annual visiting professorship, helping outside scholars enhance course offerings.

This position might have full-time teaching responsibilities for one semester or a part-time teaching load for the entire academic year.

For more information, contact:
$3,000,000
Endowed Professorship
Endow a professorship for an outstanding faculty member in an area of particular interest to you.

Increasing the size of Columbia Law School faculty will expand the School's impact in legal research and reduce the student-faculty ratio. This funding could also provide additional resources to a current distinguished faculty member.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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$5,000,000
Legal Centers
Endow a center of research and teaching in a particular area of law.

Consider a gift to the Center on Corporate Governance, the Center for Law and Economics, the Center on European Legal Studies, the Center on Chinese Legal Studies, or the Center on Japanese Legal Studies.

For more information, contact:

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street, Box A-2
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2680
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