Joint Degrees (JD/LLM)


Program Description

Joint Degrees (JD/LLM)

Whether you want to join a firm or strike out on your own as a sole practitioner, our joint JD/LLM degree and select cooperative degree programs offer the specialized training and enhanced marketability employers look for in today's most sought-after practice areas. Building on our practical skills-based JD program, including nationally recognized programs in Legal Writing, Trial Advocacy, and Intellectual Property Law, The John Marshall Law School offers JD candidates the opportunity to gain a master's distinction while saving time and money.

Joint JD/LLM Programs at The John Marshall Law School

Develop advanced expertise and practical skills in one of seven market-relevant practice areas with a joint degree from John Marshall.

  • JD/LLM in Employee Benefits
  • JD/LLM in Information Technology & Privacy Law
  • JD/LLM in Intellectual Property Law
  • JD/LLM in International Business & Trade Law
  • JD/LLM in Real Estate Law
  • JD/LLM in Tax Law
  • JD/LLM in Trial Advocacy & Dispute Resolution

Joint JD/MPA with Roosevelt University

JD candidates interested in developing additional public or non-profit leadership skills can concurrently earn a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Roosevelt University. Up to nine John Marshall credits, from courses pre-designated by Roosevelt, can be applied to the MPA program. Additionally, nine credits from Roosevelt University’s MPA program can be applied to John Marshall’s JD program provided (1) the courses are approved by John Marshall for this purpose, (2) the courses are taken after enrolling at John Marshall, and (3) the courses are taken after the completion of the first year of study at John Marshall.

Last updated January 2018

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The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IllinoisThe John Marshall Law School is a law school in Chicago, Illinois, that was founded in 1899 and accredited by the American Bar Association in 1951. The s... Read More