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“John Marshall’s externship program offers quality field placements that develop professional and practical skills while ensuring  successful and meaningful on-the-job performance.” Paul Nam, Graduate (’12)

Master of Laws (LL.M.) for the Practice of Law in the United States – Resident

An intensive two –semester program designed to educate foreign- trained attorneys in American Law

Individual academic advisors to offer adequate support in the transition to American legal study

The opportunity to develop a strong professional network

Brings students to Atlanta , one of America’s most vibrant, diverse and innovative cities, offering you unique educational and cultural experiences

Flexibility

The LL.M. for the Practice of Law in the United States aims to educate foreign- trained attorneys on basic principles of American Law. The program will assist foreign lawyers to acquire knowledge of and appreciation for the standards of ethics and expectations of professionalism that are observed in the American bar.

At a Glance

Delivery Method: Residential

Credit Hours: 26

Duration of Studies: Two semesters

Entry Options: Each year in August

How to Apply: Please apply through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

LSAC Fees: Document Assembly Service- $75.00, International Transcript and Assembly Service- $125 (Information about LSAC Services and Fees)

Application Fee: $30

Application Deadline: None. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis

Program Features: LL.M. students attend classes with J.D. students

Admission Requirement: J.D. equivalent and current authorization to practice law in home country.

Orientation: Introduction to U.S. Legal System and Legal Method, offered in August before matriculation

Financial Aid: Federal student loans are available for qualified students. Please review the citizenship requirements.

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