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5 Questions for an LL.M. Graduate — Bela Karmel

Jun 29, 2020

Originally from Bulgaria, Karmel pursued an LL.M. from UC Berkeley, passed the California bar exam and is now working at a law firm in San Francisco

Health Law LL.M.s Thrive During Covid-19 Crisis

Jun 23, 2020

During the pandemic, studying and practicing health law has never been more relevant or impactful

Post-LL.M. Careers in Big Law: Latham & Watkins

Jun 18, 2020

With offices or regional teams on every continent and a considerable amount of acclaim behind them, working at Latham & Watkins is a dream for many students currently pursuing an LL.M.

How Summer Law Programs Prepare Incoming LL.M. Students for Success

Jun 10, 2020

Overseas lawyers need to swiftly become comfortable with listening, speaking, reading and writing in English

Why EU Law Schools Stand to Gain from Brexit

May 28, 2020

Schools in mainland Europe expect an increase in LL.M. students, academics and job opportunities

Law Schools Pivot in Search of Brighter Future

May 14, 2020

Demand for legal education is on a downward spiral, but the best law schools see this as an opportunity for innovation

Law Schools Adapt to Online Teaching During Coronavirus Outbreak

Apr 29, 2020

Typically risk-averse institutions, facing unprecedented challenges, are forced to adapt their LL.M. programs in profound ways

Employment Law LL.M.s are Getting a Digital Refresh

Apr 15, 2020

A new kind of employment law is emerging, raising demand for data-savvy employment lawyers

Why Every LL.M. Student Needs Entrepreneurial Thinking

Apr 02, 2020

The stereotype of lawyers as risk-averse nay-sayers is antiquated. Lawyers who can think entrepreneurially are needed by every type of business — prompting law schools to change their offering

LL.M. Scholarships: US Law Schools Open the Spending Taps

Mar 11, 2020

Far more scholarship dollars are flowing to star LL.M. students who have a strong academic and professional track record

Overseas Applications to UK Law Schools Increase Despite Brexit

Mar 09, 2020

Demand from India, China and Thailand surges thanks to the reintroduction of a post-study work visa, but EU applications are hit by the impending end of freedom of movement

The Art of the Deal: Why LL.M. Courses in M&A are in Vogue

Mar 03, 2020

A multiyear dealmaking boom has raised demand for deals lawyers who are as comfortable in the boardroom as they are in the courtroom

Legal Clinics Bring Learning to Life for LL.M. Students

Feb 27, 2020

Law schools around the world are innovating and offering students practical experience in work clinics, often with a focus on social justice

Climate Change Buoys Environmental Law LL.M.s

Feb 20, 2020

Lawyers need resilience and problem solving skills to cope with the challenges that climate change presents

Law Schools Realize the Importance of a Business Mindset

Feb 12, 2020

Manifold LL.M. programs are marrying business and law, which were previously two separate academic disciplines