LL.M. Students and the School Year

Posted On May 11, 2014

The full-time and part-time LL.M. programs must be completed in person. The primary academic semesters are in the fall, from mid-August to early December, and in the spring, from mid-January to early May. Georgia State Law offers limited course offerings during the summer semester, from late May to July, including a study-abroad program, more »

English Proficiency for LL.M.

Posted On May 3, 2014

Georgia State Law classes are taught in English, so proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English is essential. LL.M. students take most of their classes with our J.D. students and are expected to participate in class discussions and ask and answer questions. Students also must be able to answer written examination questions and prepare other… more »

LL.M. Tuition and Fees

Posted On May 3, 2014

Consistently ranked a best value, Georgia State Law offers a competitive LL.M. program at an excellent value. Our estimated tuition for 2015-16 is:

Full-time one-year program: $37,000 with fees Part-time program: $37,000 with fees for a total of three to four semesters In-state, full-time tuition: $18,000

A limited number of tuition waivers and graduate research… more »

How to Apply for the LL.M.

Posted On May 3, 2014

Things to Know We accept LL.M. students for the fall semester only. We strongly discourage sending supplemental materials after you’ve submitted your application. This includes application addenda and replacement items. The admissions committee will review files in January 2015 and continue to do so until the class is full.

Applicants must apply online through the… more »

LL.M. Degree Requirements

Posted On May 2, 2014

All students must earn a cumulative grade-point average of C+ (2.3) or better to graduate and are required to take these courses:

Introduction to United States Law Lawyering Foundations [Legal Research and Writing for LL.M. program students]

Track 1 requires a minimum of 24 credit hours, inclusive of the required courses. Students are encouraged to write… more »

LL.M. Curriculum and Program Tracks

Posted On May 2, 2014

Our LL.M. program for foreign-trained lawyers is one of many ways in which Georgia State Law molds the next generation of researchers and societal leaders. It builds on the university’s J.D. program, which has achieved national distinction in a relatively short time.

LL.M. graduates will be well equipped to assume leadership positions in their legal… more »

Why Georgia State Law and Atlanta?

Posted On May 2, 2014

Earning an LL.M. degree through Georgia State Law provides many benefits to foreign-trained lawyers. The college’s well-known strength in experiential learning and practice-focused teaching are particularly important to those seeking exposure to U.S. law practice.

Through clinics and externships our students go beyond studying legal theories to affect others’ lives by working together and… more »

LL.M. Program

Posted On May 2, 2014

Practice. Value. Access. Support.

Today’s interconnected world of business and law requires attorneys with global competency more than ever before – in every corner of the earth. A master of law (LL.M.) is the primary vehicle by which foreign-trained lawyers can accomplish this.

“An LL.M. from a U.S. law school has become an important calling… more »

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