Georgia State University College of Law has introduced a master of law (LL.M.) program for foreign-trained attorneys who want to advance their careers and become eligible to practice law in the United States, with classes beginning in fall 2015.
Students will learn about American law and practice while developing a grasp of U.S.… more »
The full-time LL.M. program 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 »
If the answer to your question is not found in our LL.M. frequently asked questions, contact the LL.M. program director.
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 »
Consistently ranked a best value, Georgia State Law offers a competitive LL.M. program at a low cost. 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 »
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 »
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 »
Georgia State Law’s LL.M. Program for Foreign-Trained Lawyers builds on our 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 institutions, including law firms with an international practice, the judiciary and government, and in law faculties and those of… more »
Earning an LL.M. degree through Georgia State Law provides many benefits to foreign-trained lawyers. Our recognized strength in experiential learning and practice-focused teaching are particularly important to those seeking exposure to U.S. law practice.
Through clinics and internships our students go beyond studying legal theories. Georgia State Law students learn how to work collaboratively… more »
Today’s interconnected world of business and law requires attorneys with global competency. A master of law (LL.M.) gives foreign-trained lawyers this competency.
“An LL.M. from a U.S. law school has become an important calling card for attorneys across the globe.” — National Jurist (November 2012)
Why Georgia State Law?
Georgia State Law, which consistently ranks… more »