LLM in a high ranked law school or JD in a low ranked law school?


hi, my name is Laura Capozzi and I currently am a law student in Rome, Italy.
I am planning about studying in the United States to ampliate my knowledge of the common law system and, maybe, work in the united states in the future or at least have one more lavorative choice.
My law school gives me the opportunity to get a double degree, my italian degree and, doing 1 year and a half more in the US, an american JD...
The only problem is that this program gets me into the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, a low rated university.
As an alternative choice, I was also wondering about doing a semester in an american law school during my degree as an exchange student and then getting into a high ranked law school for a LLM.
What do you reckon? is it better to have an italian degree plus a JD from a low ranked law school or to have an italian degree plus an LLM from a T14 law school in order to get a prestigious job?
thank you for your attention and sorry for my english.
hi, my name is Laura Capozzi and I currently am a law student in Rome, Italy.
I am planning about studying in the United States to ampliate my knowledge of the common law system and, maybe, work in the united states in the future or at least have one more lavorative choice.
My law school gives me the opportunity to get a double degree, my italian degree and, doing 1 year and a half more in the US, an american JD...
The only problem is that this program gets me into the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, a low rated university.
As an alternative choice, I was also wondering about doing a semester in an american law school during my degree as an exchange student and then getting into a high ranked law school for a LLM.
What do you reckon? is it better to have an italian degree plus a JD from a low ranked law school or to have an italian degree plus an LLM from a T14 law school in order to get a prestigious job?
thank you for your attention and sorry for my english.
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An LLM isn't typically a great route to working in the US, unless you already have residency. I would say that most LLM grads go back to their home countries, rather than staying in the US. Would this be a goal for you?

A JD will help prepare you for the bar exam, which would be crucial to becoming a lawyer.

The lower ranked schools won't have the same connections will law firms as the better schools will.

The other issue is, as an international student, would a law firm be willing to sponsor your H1B? (assuming you are not already a US resident.) It's a risky proposition for them.
An LLM isn't typically a great route to working in the US, unless you already have residency. I would say that most LLM grads go back to their home countries, rather than staying in the US. Would this be a goal for you?

A JD will help prepare you for the bar exam, which would be crucial to becoming a lawyer.

The lower ranked schools won't have the same connections will law firms as the better schools will.

The other issue is, as an international student, would a law firm be willing to sponsor your H1B? (assuming you are not already a US resident.) It's a risky proposition for them.
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