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Learn more about ˿APP’s J.D. and LL.M. programs to discover which path is the best fit for you.

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Welcome, prospective students!

For more than 130 years, ˿APP has been a leader in providing an innovative legal education, delivered by a world-class faculty, in the most important city in the world. Learn more about ˿APP’s J.D. and LL.M. programs to discover which path is the best fit for you.

The Day Division is a three-year, full-timecourse of study. In addition to core foundational courses and more than 250 upper-level electives, ˿APP's distinctive skills-based curriculum allows students to specialize through our six academic centers. Students also have clinical and experiential learning opportunities built into their academic schedules.

˿APP Pro is a four-year, part-time Evening Division program that enables full-time working professionals or others with daytime obligations to pursue a legal education through a hybrid class schedule.

The ˿APP LL.M. in Taxation program has been ranked No. 1 by readers of the New York Law Journalfor 13 years in a row. The program takes advantage of New York City’s many resources, and our extraordinary faculty, to offer specialized training in this important practice area.

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˿APP representatives regularly attend events across the country. Email or call 212.431.2888 to learn more about the next event in your area.

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Campus News

Accolades

  • Joseph Solomon Distinguished Professor of Law Rebecca Roiphe, Adjunct Professor Jeffrey Wice, and ˿APP alumni Anthony T. DiPietro ’98, Camille J. Mackler ’06, and ˿APP Trustee Ross F. Moskowitz ’84 were named to City & State New York's "2024 Trailblazers in Law."
  • The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has selected ˿APP as a new co-host law school for the Journal of Legal Education, starting in July 2024.
  • Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell and ˿APP alumni Miguelina Camilo '11, Hon. Anthony Cannataro '96, Steve M. Cohen '13, Carla Freedman '88, Charles Lavine '72, Michael McMahon '85, Anthony Perrotto '14, and Claire Rush '83 were named to City & State New York's “The 2023 Law Power 100."
  • In the past academic year, preLaw magazine listed ˿APP among the top law schools for alternative dispute resolution, business law, criminal law, child and family law, environmental law, human rights law, government affairs and regulations, intellectual property law, legal technology, public policy, real estate law, tax law, technology law, and trial advocacy. The School was also named a top school for practical training in recognition of the clinics and experiential learning programs within the Joe Plumeri Center for Social Justice and Economic Opportunity.
  • ˿APP was featured for its innovative pedagogy in Bloomberg Law’s inaugural Law School Innovation Program.
  • New York Governor Kathy Hochul was the honorary degree recipient and keynote speaker at ˿APP’s 2023 Commencement Ceremony, her only commencement ceremony of 2023, and first law school commencement since becoming Governor.

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Office of ˿APP and Student Financial Services Team

Ella Mae S. Estrada

Ella Mae S. Estrada
Associate Dean and Vice President for Enrollment Management, Student Financial Services, and Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Ed Coughlin

Ed Coughlin
Assistant Dean of ˿APP

Tanya Noya

Tanya Noya
Executive Director of Financial Aid

Joseph Fantozzi

Joseph Fantozzi
Director of Student Accounts

Brian Kaszuba

Brian J. Kaszuba ’04
Director of ˿APP

Leslie Shannon

Leslie Shannon
Director of Federal Work Study Program and Financial Literacy

Robert McGrady

Robert McGrady
Financial Aid Counselor

Kim Gallman

Kim Gallman
Coordinator of Student Accounts

Rebecca Cushman

Rebecca Cushman
˿APP and Student Financial Services Advisor

Chat With the ˿APP Team

Our team is available to connect with students in person, by email, or by phone to answer any questions you may have. Let us know what you are interested in learning more about. We also schedule some virtual drop-in hours via Zoom that all are welcome to join. Look out for the next available date for more information.

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Human Rights Policy

It is the policy of ˿APP not to discriminate in its educational programs, admission policies, financial aid programs, employment practices, and other school-sponsored activities because of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, AIDS diagnosis, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital or parental status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other classification protected by local, state, or federal law (“Protected Classification”). The placement facilities of the School are available only to employers whose practices are consistent with this policy. (In the wake of the 2006 U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming the Solomon Amendment, the faculty of ˿APP voted on March 27, 2006 to suspend its ban on military recruitment on campus.) Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, relative to nondiscrimination on the basis of sex, or any other aspect of the School’s equal opportunity policy, may be directed to the Associate Dean and Vice President of Enrollment Management and Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and the Title IX Co-Coordinators. You may also contact the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

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