OutLaws sponsors a suite of programming every year, including:


  • Blood drive tabling protesting bans against blood donations from men who have had sex with men in the last year
  • Panels discussing the deconstruction of DOMA and its effect on same-sex binational couples
  • Pro bono opportunities with organizations focused on LGBTQ issues

Professional development

  • Dinners with law firms
  • LGBTQ Bar Association’s Lavender Law Conference
  • Mentoring programs
  • Out in the Workplace dinner
  • Resume review workshops
  • Non-profit and government agency dinner


  • Graduation party
  • OutLaws and QTPOC Retreat held at a private estate in upstate New York
  • Mixers with other Columbia graduate schools
  • Mixers with NYC-area law schools


  • Peer Mentoring
  • OutLaws’ Library
  • Database listing professors of Outlaws’ members
  • Outlines, Cover Letter, and Resume Bank