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LL.M. Program

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 among the best values in legal education, offers an LL.M. program specifically for lawyers trained abroad who want to advance their careers with a law degree that can qualify them to practice law in the United States.

Georgia State Law offers two program tracks that can:

  • INCREASE your knowledge of American law and practice,U.S. customs and mores, and the types of critical-thinking skills that will enable you to successfully collaborate with U.S.-trained lawyers;
  • PREPARE you to take the state bar examination for Georgia, New York or another U.S. jurisdiction; and
  • ACHIEVE certification in one of several specialty areas.

Georgia State Law’s diverse student body, its connections locally, nationally and abroad, and its location in the heart of a dynamic international city all help you excel in a global society and empower you to solve complex problems that challenge cities worldwide.


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