In big trouble and seeking advice. Plz help


mira
Hello:

I think I posted some threads similar to this one before. I am really in trouble. I got my LL.M. degree from the US, and was ineligible to take the NY Bar Exam because of 2 courses in American law not being taken throughout my LL.M. I appealed the decision of BOLE, and the Court of Appeals denied my petition.

I am eligible to take the Bar Exam in my own country, and ineligible to take the NY Bar. I am still young, and my first step for the time being is the NY Bar.

1- I am wondering if Law Firms in the US can accept me as a Junior Associate because of my LL.M. degree?

2- I HAVE to pursue now another program of study to take the NY Bar. Do you have any idea if there are cheap LL.M.s in ABA approved Law Schools that will let me waive attendance if I explain them my situation? When are the deadlines?

I am doing my own search online too. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Many thanks
Hello:

I think I posted some threads similar to this one before. I am really in trouble. I got my LL.M. degree from the US, and was ineligible to take the NY Bar Exam because of 2 courses in American law not being taken throughout my LL.M. I appealed the decision of BOLE, and the Court of Appeals denied my petition.

I am eligible to take the Bar Exam in my own country, and ineligible to take the NY Bar. I am still young, and my first step for the time being is the NY Bar.

1- I am wondering if Law Firms in the US can accept me as a Junior Associate because of my LL.M. degree?

2- I HAVE to pursue now another program of study to take the NY Bar. Do you have any idea if there are cheap LL.M.s in ABA approved Law Schools that will let me waive attendance if I explain them my situation? When are the deadlines?

I am doing my own search online too. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Many thanks
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Mesix
Why don't you contact the university where you received your LL.M. and ask if you can take the two additional courses required?
Why don't you contact the university where you received your LL.M. and ask if you can take the two additional courses required?
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Mesix
Another option might be to get into a Comparative Law program in the U.S. Here are a couple that I found in New York by doing a quick search.

http://www.albanylaw.edu/sub.php?navigation_id=37

http://web.pace.edu/page.cfm?doc_id=23546

Another option might be to enroll in a Certificate program. The University of Pittsburgh offers a Certificate in International and Comparative Law and other specialized certificates which may help you to get the credential that you need.

http://www.law.pitt.edu/academics/cile/jdprogram/intcertificate

Or you could just contact several Law Schools and ask if you could take classes on an open enrollment (non degree) basis.
Another option might be to get into a Comparative Law program in the U.S. Here are a couple that I found in New York by doing a quick search.

http://www.albanylaw.edu/sub.php?navigation_id=37

http://web.pace.edu/page.cfm?doc_id=23546

Another option might be to enroll in a Certificate program. The University of Pittsburgh offers a Certificate in International and Comparative Law and other specialized certificates which may help you to get the credential that you need.

http://www.law.pitt.edu/academics/cile/jdprogram/intcertificate

Or you could just contact several Law Schools and ask if you could take classes on an open enrollment (non degree) basis.
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Mesix
I hope that I am not beating a dead horse. After answering your question a couple of ways, I read a few related articles. Here is one on comparative law LL.M. programs (with a lot of links at the end). I hope this helps you out.

http://www.llm-guide.com/article/420/the-llm-in-comparative-law
I hope that I am not beating a dead horse. After answering your question a couple of ways, I read a few related articles. Here is one on comparative law LL.M. programs (with a lot of links at the end). I hope this helps you out.

http://www.llm-guide.com/article/420/the-llm-in-comparative-law
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mira
Thank you a lot Mesix. You really gave me exellent answers.
Thank you a lot Mesix. You really gave me exellent answers.
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