Law school graduates and lawyers routinely apply an LL.M. to gain expertise in a specialized area of law, such as tax law or international law, or to move from one practice area into another.
Students who pursue a LLM (Master of Law) spend one to two years studying a particular area of law. Their advanced training prepares them to work with specializations such as international law or tax law.
The LL.M. in International Law is an intensive one-year course that leads to an advanced legal degree in international law. Stetson Law's program accommodates the special
Stetson University, College of Law is ranked #1 in trial advocacy and #3 in legal writing by the prestigious U.S. News and World Report in 2016. Effective advocacy and legal writing skills are two of the most important skills of a successful lawyer, and Stetson’s commitment to teaching advocacy and legal writing is unmatched. Stetson is proud to be a leader in these areas.
Located in a safe and friendly campus in beautiful Gulfport, Florida, Stetson’s LL.M. in International Lawis an intensive one-year course that accommodates the specialized needs of both experienced practicing attorneys and recent law school graduates from the U.S. and abroad. The curriculum prepares graduates to enter the global marketplace thoroughly prepared for positions in business, government, teaching and international law practice or related professions. ...
Coastal Law's LL.M. in General Law Studies is an online program open to anyone with a law degree, including international and U.S. attorneys.
PROGRAM COURSES: Coastal Law's LL.M. in General Law Studies is an online program open to anyone with a law degree, including international and U.S. attorneys. This program provides an overview of U.S. law and the U.S. legal system. It meets the curricular requirements for the Washington State Bar Exam. Students in this program enjoy the flexibility of taking electives and obtaining "specialization" in one of several concentrations such as Logistics and Transportation, Law Practice Technology, and Business Law. Students can complete the program in as little as one year or take up to twenty-four months. The next start date for the Summer 2017 term is May 10, 2017.
This online program consists of 26 credit hours. Thirteen credits of courses are required. They include Professional Responsibility (2 credits); Legal Research and Writing (3 credits); Civil Procedure (3 credits); Constitutional Law (3 credits); and Introduction to U.S. Law and Legal System (2 credits)....
The LL.M. in Comparative Law Program is designed for persons who want to enhance their understanding of the legal system of the U.S.A. and the English common law system f
LL.M. in Comparative Law Program
The LL.M. in Comparative Law Program is designed almost exclusively for persons having completed degrees in law at Universities and Law Schools outside the United States who want to enhance their understanding of the legal system of the United States of America and the English common law system from which it evolved. (The Director will determine whether or not the degree or degrees of law held by any applicant are sufficient to qualify them for entry into our program). The program also admits J.D. graduates of ABA-Accredited law schools in the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico who wish to study law in an English-dominant environment.
Unlike other law schools, Florida’s LL.M. program caters to the individual through a course of study tailored to the needs and objectives of each student, limited enrollment, and individualized counseling by the director, faculty, and staff. LL.M. students select from courses and seminars offered each year....
Courses in either the 24-credit LL.M. program or the 12-credit Certificate Program include practical, “hands-on” instruction in the following areas: global risk complianc
Coastal Law offers the only LL.M. degree in Logistics and Transportation in the U.S. Courses in either the 24-credit LL.M. program or the 12-credit Certificate Program include practical, “hands-on” instruction in the following areas: global risk compliance, contracting skills (both domestic and international), personnel matters and labor relations, international trade and business transactions, fines and penalties, transportation insurance, maritime law, and trucking, railroad, and aviation liability and litigation. The next start date for the Summer 2017 term is May 10, 2017.
To learn more about the importance of the logistics industry in the world market and how this program prepares students to enter and be successful in this industry, please visit Coastal Law’s Logistics and Transportation website....
Florida Coastal School of Law (Coastal Law) was the first U.S. law school to offer the LL.M. Masters of U.S. Law for International Lawyers degree entirely online. Using
Florida Coastal School of Law (Coastal Law) was the first U.S. law school to offer the LL.M. Masters of U.S. Law for International Lawyers degree entirely online. Using the latest virtual classroom technology, students can listen to pre-recorded lectures at their convenience. Students also have the opportunity to join distinguished U.S. law professors in live, interactive review sessions. All students have access to the Desire2Learn online learning management platform, where they can view reading materials, take practice quizzes, watch podcasts, and interact with their professors and classmates in discussion boards. Upon enrollment, students are provided with access to premier online legal research databases, including LexisNexis and Westlaw, as well as the Coastal Law Library electronic database. LL.M. students are also able to join student organizations and participate in on-campus student and alumni events, including networking activities and law symposia. They are invited to participate in the annual Florida Coastal School of Law graduation ceremony in Jacksonville, Florida each May. Although we welcome the opportunity for our U.S. Law LL.M. students to visit our campus, they are not required to do so....
Welcome to the LL.M. Program in Intercultural Human Rights at St. Thomas University School of Law! This innovative LL.M. program is designed to offer in-depth instruction
This innovative LL.M. program is designed to offer in-depth instruction on the critical issue of our time: the protection of human dignity across political, social, economic, and cultural lines. Lawyers, government officials, teachers, human rights activists, and businessmen and women with a commitment to human rights and social justice are invited to St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami to pursue an advanced degree in one of the most dynamic fields of international law: intercultural human rights.
The excellence of instruction emanating from world-renowned faculty from the United Nations and eminent centers of scholarship creates a highly stimulating learning environment and promises the most challenging academic experience of your career. Notable guest lecturers include:...
Until recently, to in the LL.M. in Real Estate/Property Development program students had to come to Miami, FL. But now, the LL.M. program—widely regarded as the nation's
Until recently, to in the LL.M. in Real Estate/Property Development program students had to come to Miami, FL. But now, the LL.M. program—widely regarded as the nation's best—is available on campus and in an online format that offers both innovation and academic excellence.
The LL.M. explores the subjects necessary to develop an understanding of land acquisition, finance, regulation, tax law, construction law, residential and commercial development, landlord-tenant, closings, negotiation, planning strategies and drafting.
Who Should Consider This Program?
Professionals looking for an online LL.M. program in real estate/property development
Real estate professionals who need to acquire or upgrade knowledge of the area
Practitioners interested in making a career pivot or fine-tuning their practice
Recent law graduates who want complete instruction in the laws related to real property development
Program Formats: Full or Part-Time/ On Campus or Online
This degree program is ideal for students who expect international tax law to play an important role in their professional careers, have a solid foundation in their own d
This degree program is ideal for students who expect international tax law to play an important role in their professional careers, have a solid foundation in their own domestic tax system, and have enough experience to bring their own questions to the program.
Specifically, the degree benefits foreign attorneys who:
Are practicing, or intend to practice, in or with Latin America in order to develop the niche market of structuring investments in and by Latin America.
Are ready to delve into a more sophisticated tax practice and looking to understand enough U.S. tax law to work well with U.S. tax lawyers.
This LL.M. has been designed with maximum flexibility to meet the needs of busy professionals who want to blend their pursuit of a degree with their existing practices with no career interruption. The program is offered in various formats - full-time, part-time, on campus, and online....
Specifically designed for the foreign law graduate, the LL.M. in U.S. & Transnational Law for Foreign-Trained Lawyers is Miami Law’s general LL.M. The program welcome
Specifically designed for the foreign law graduate, the LL.M. in U.S. & Transnational Law for Foreign-Trained Lawyers is Miami Law’s general LL.M. The program welcomes attorneys from all over the world to continue the study of law in a context that emphasizes American common law and its impact in the global economy. While technically a specialization in the International Law LL.M., the program permits unusual flexibility and allows students to choose courses in their area of interest from the general law school curriculum and structure their studies according to their professional goals.
Who Should Consider this Program?
Foreign-trained attorneys who want to learn about the U.S. legal system
Those looking for the possibility of remaining in the U.S. to practice law with the opportunity to earn a J.D. and/or qualify to take a U.S. Bar Exam, including New York
Individuals wanting to explore the field of international law outside of his or her own country
Foreign-trained attorneys who want to do an LL.M. and first need to improve English skills
Surrounded by water, Miami offers a unique opportunity to study Maritime Law. The city is unquestionably the cruise capital of the world. It hosts the largest single-ship
Why Miami for Maritime Law?
Location: Surrounded by water, Miami offers a unique opportunity to study Maritime Law. The city is unquestionably the cruise capital of the world. It hosts the largest single-ship cruise terminal and all the major companies’ principal place of business located minutes from the Port of Miami - the top cargo gateway of the Americas.
Faculty: Miami Law is known for its renowned professors who share their knowledge and skills with students.
Advising & Networking: A career advisor with special training assists international LL.M. students with their job search including resume writing and interviewing skills. Students have the chance to attend conferences with experts in the field....
Available only at The University of Miami School of Law, and taught byprominent faculty and practicing attorneys, students study this combined graduate degree to focus on
The EASL LLM Difference: All-Encompassing Preparation + Focused Track of Study
Available only at The University of Miami School of Law, and taught by prominent faculty and practicing attorneys, students study this combined graduate degree to focus on areas of law that in today’s world are expanding, converging and at times, intersecting.
Hands-on, practical learning teaches students how to negotiate and draft transactional agreements within the specific entertainment, arts, and sports industries. They gain skills of high value which can provide the tipping point for attorneys contending for jobs in very competitive areas.
Students get a wide-range of skills in the interconnecting areas of entertainment, arts and sports law while honing their specific area of interest with a choice of three specializations: the entertainment law track, the sports law track, and the art law track....
International trade continues to turn increasingly towards international arbitration to resolve cross-border commercial and investment disputes. The White & Case Inte
International trade continues to turn increasingly towards international arbitration to resolve cross-border commercial and investment disputes. The White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program and its preeminent faculty would be delighted to help students open doors to the world of international arbitration.
Who Should Consider This Degree?
The LL.M. in International Arbitration provides a unique individualized educational curriculum and opportunity for a small group of top-quality students from a range of countries, wishing to acquire an in-depth grounding in the field of international arbitration as a platform for a successful career. The program - the only one of its kind in the United States - is ideal for:...