Atlanta, Woodruff Park, LL.M. program

Why Georgia State Law and Atlanta?

Admitted_FinalMap_2Earning 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 across disciplines to preserve and invigorate the law. Whether it is educating investors, removing barriers to health care or negotiating terms of land use, our aspiring lawyers make a difference.

While earning your LL.M. at Georgia State Law, you also will build upon core skills, such as increasing your ability to think critically and creatively, analyzing and breaking down complex problems, and presenting sustainable solutions.

Our competitive tuition rates maximize your access to this best-value education.

Why Atlanta?

Atlanta is an international city that has become the hub of the southeastern United States. Georgia has nearly 3,000 foreign-owned business operations representing 58 countries.

The city is home to consulates, trade offices and binational Chambers of Commerce for about 70 countries. Many major corporations have made their national or regional headquarters here, including:

  • Coca-Cola Co.
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • BMW
  • Porsche
  • Volkswagen
  • Kia
  • Nissan

  • Delta Air Lines
  • Boeing
  • Airbus
  • Home Depot
  • United Parcel Service
  • Thyssen-Krupp
  • AGCO

Many leading international law firms in the U.S. and Southeast also are based in Atlanta or have regional offices here.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport offers nonstop service to 160 U.S. and nearly 70 international destinations in more than 45 countries. Eighty percent of the United States is within two hours flying time to and from Atlanta.

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