MASTER OF LAWS (LLM) DEGREE

Advanced degree in law

Emory Law is a top-ranked US law school, offering a world-class faculty, a diverse student body, a sophisticated and dynamic urban setting, practical opportunities to apply legal theory and skills, and a global alumni network. With abundant academic and community resources, Emory Law offers an ideal environment for personal and professional growth.

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Emory's LLM is a highly customizable 24-credit-hour program designed for individuals with a first degree in law who are seeking to build upon their legal background for professional and scholarly advancement. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2018, for an August 2018 start

   
SEVERAL CURRICULAR OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

Option 1: General Law Students in general law design a course of study, drawing widely from Emory's many areas of expertise - including intellectual property law, international law, global health/health law, tax law, transactional law, and labor and employment law - to align their coursework with their goals. All courses are taken at Emory Law.

Option 2: Predesigned concentrations Students can select from six predesigned curricular paths, most of which combine a choice of foundational courses with relevant electives at Emory Law and Emory University's Laney Graduate School (with approval). Each concentration includes the possibility of undertaking research and writing on a topic of the student's choice for course credit. The six concentrations include Transactional Law, Law & Religion, Humans Rights Law, Vulnerability & the Human Condition, Public Law & Regulation, and Child Law & Policy.

   
Experiential Opportunities

Over 200 courses per semester are available for LLM students to choose from including simulation courses, externships, "Doing Deals" courses, and courses with a focus on building practical legal skills.

   
Emory Law Will Help Prepare You for Your Future:

After successful completion of the LLM, foreign-trained lawyers may be eligible to sit for any US state bar open to foreign-trained lawyers with an LLM, including the New York and Georgia Bars.

Emory Law also has an in-house career advisor dedicated to working with our LLM students on career strategies and interview preparation.

   
Financial aid and scholarships available.
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Note that at this time the online format of the LLM program is only available to individuals who have earned a JD degree from a US institution.  There are two courses that foreign-trained lawyers are required to complete as a part of the LLM which provide an overview of the US legal system and legal writing.  These courses are only available on campus and are waived for JD graduates.

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