Is an LLM to JD Transfer for You?

So you’ve decided to advance your legal career and enroll in an LLM degree program in the U.S. But are you satisfied with the shorter and often more specialized course of study of the LLM degree, or do you find yourself secretly envious of your JD classmates, longing for the broader knowledge base and wider range of U.S. opportunities their degree affords? If the latter is the case, an LLM to JD transfer may present a solution to your troubles...

So How do LLMs Get Jobs Anyway?

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a one-stop shop for LLM graduates to get jobs, say, an LLMjobs.com or an ultimate LLM job fair? As any LLM job seeker knows, however, the reality is not quite so simple. The truth about LLM hiring is that it is much less straightforward than JD hiring...

Human Rights Fellowship Opportunities for LLMs

Fellowship programs can be a fantastic resource for students pursuing their LLM degrees in the U.S. They can be a great way to not only fund your study, but also to kick-start your career in your chosen field. While a full or partial tuition scholarship is often a major component of a fellowship, a fellowship differs from a scholarship in that it typically also funds an additional component to study, such as an internship or professional placement or research project...

Vault Releases Rankings of Top 100 Law Firms

How do you rank law firms? By number of lawyers? By the credentials of said lawyers? By the household name-potential of their client lists? The well-known Vault rankings rate law firms by sheer name brand recognition and reputation...

Summer Law Programs for Foreign Lawyers

Whether you’re preparing for an LLM in the U.S., or you just want to improve your English skills and understanding of the basics of U.S. law, a summer law program can be an excellent way to do it. Many of the top law schools in the U.S. offer such programs, and they typically take four to eight weeks to complete...

Benefits of an LLM at a Domestic Firm

Many law schools are now offering LL. programs in addition to their traditional JD programs to provide students with specialized understanding of particular areas of law. As the legal market is constantly evolving in the United States, adapting to the current economic climate is an important part of getting and keeping a job in today...