How to get licensed ANYWHERE?


I am from Central America and went to law school in South America, later I obtained a LLM from an American Ivy League University.

Unfortunately my LLM was focused on International Issues and didn't take the subjects tested on the Bar Exam. BIG MISTAKE because now that prevents me from seating for the bar at several jurisdictions. Still, I took the NY Bar and didn't pass twice.

I am currently employed in a NY Law firm as a Foreign Associate. I've researched the requisites to get admitted in every US Jurisdiction and the only Bars I can take are Alabama, NY, CA and Palau. Of course Alabama and Palau are of no interest to me. NY is not an option anymore since I can't take more time off to study and the prep courses are SO expensive! Tutoring is out of the question, too much money. Same for CA. I need to work full time for purposes of my immigration status, I can no longer request a leave of absence from work.

I just found out that in DC you can get admitted to practice as a Foreign Consultant if you are admitted elsewhere but of course I am not admitted at home because I didn't go to school there, and I am not admitted where I went to school because I am not a citizen there. Pretty much I'm stuck with a Law Degree from a good school in South America and a LLM from a TOP American University, spent a lot in my education and took 2 bar exams but can't get licensed anywhere.

I read in this forum that Spain had very permissible rules before, but that recently changed.

Do you know of any country that doesn't require examination or for which it is doable to prepare online or while working full time?

If you wonder why I didn't pass NY, I struggled with the MBE and probably taking a bar exam in a Spanish speaking country would be better for me. I need advice! This whole issue would have been prevented if I had better guidance during law school and the LLM. If I had only taken the subjects that are tested in the bar or if someone had told me before picking my career that I wouldn't be able to practice there.

BTW, by "anywhere" I mean Europe, Latin America, pretty much anywhere. Is there a state which rules I've misunderstood? Again LLM from accredited law school who didn't take the subjects normally tested and from a Spanish speaking country (some require the applicant to be from an English speaking country or common law background). Mine is civil law.

HELP, any leads?
I am from Central America and went to law school in South America, later I obtained a LLM from an American Ivy League University.

Unfortunately my LLM was focused on International Issues and didn't take the subjects tested on the Bar Exam. BIG MISTAKE because now that prevents me from seating for the bar at several jurisdictions. Still, I took the NY Bar and didn't pass twice.

I am currently employed in a NY Law firm as a Foreign Associate. I've researched the requisites to get admitted in every US Jurisdiction and the only Bars I can take are Alabama, NY, CA and Palau. Of course Alabama and Palau are of no interest to me. NY is not an option anymore since I can't take more time off to study and the prep courses are SO expensive! Tutoring is out of the question, too much money. Same for CA. I need to work full time for purposes of my immigration status, I can no longer request a leave of absence from work.

I just found out that in DC you can get admitted to practice as a Foreign Consultant if you are admitted elsewhere but of course I am not admitted at home because I didn't go to school there, and I am not admitted where I went to school because I am not a citizen there. Pretty much I'm stuck with a Law Degree from a good school in South America and a LLM from a TOP American University, spent a lot in my education and took 2 bar exams but can't get licensed anywhere.

I read in this forum that Spain had very permissible rules before, but that recently changed.

Do you know of any country that doesn't require examination or for which it is doable to prepare online or while working full time?

If you wonder why I didn't pass NY, I struggled with the MBE and probably taking a bar exam in a Spanish speaking country would be better for me. I need advice! This whole issue would have been prevented if I had better guidance during law school and the LLM. If I had only taken the subjects that are tested in the bar or if someone had told me before picking my career that I wouldn't be able to practice there.

BTW, by "anywhere" I mean Europe, Latin America, pretty much anywhere. Is there a state which rules I've misunderstood? Again LLM from accredited law school who didn't take the subjects normally tested and from a Spanish speaking country (some require the applicant to be from an English speaking country or common law background). Mine is civil law.

HELP, any leads?
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Is your law firm also recruiting lawyers from India ? I am interested. I have also passed the New York Bar exam, but not enrolled at the bar.
Is your law firm also recruiting lawyers from India ? I am interested. I have also passed the New York Bar exam, but not enrolled at the bar.
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If you take the Alabama Bar and pass, you can then be admitted to DC without a further examination. Then you can try to find work in DC! This is a good option because the Alabama bar exam is much easier than NY or CA. And, after a period of 5 years as a registered attorney in Alabama, you can simply become admitted into NY without taking the exam.
If you take the Alabama Bar and pass, you can then be admitted to DC without a further examination. Then you can try to find work in DC! This is a good option because the Alabama bar exam is much easier than NY or CA. And, after a period of 5 years as a registered attorney in Alabama, you can simply become admitted into NY without taking the exam.
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