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 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 University College of Law’s diverse student body, its connections locally, nationally and abroad, and its location in the heart of the dynamic international city of Atlanta all help you excel in a global society and empower you to help solve complex worldwide problems.
Consistently ranked a best value, Georgia State Law provides an excellent legal education to a diverse student population.
- Track 1: Specialized LL.M.: Foreign-trained lawyers can add to their practice portfolio or prepare for careers in teaching or government service by studying in specialty areas such as:
Earning a specialized LL.M. requires two semesters with a minimum of 24 credit hours.
- Track 2: Practicing in the U.S.: Foreign-trained lawyers can earn the degree needed to take the bar examination in Georgia and practice in the United States in just two semesters with a minimum of 26 credit hours.