LLM in ADR or LLM in Human Rights/PIL


Hello everyone,

I have completed my under-grad in 2015 and I have registered myself with State Bar. Its been three years that I have been a full time practicing Lawyer and my major area of Practice is - Arbitration.
Could anyone suggest that what would be more beneficial in future i.e after the completion in terms of finding a job. I had read a discussion that after completing LLM in ADR from a Law School in USA one has to appear for American Bar Exam/State Bar exam which is not easy to clear. However, the same is not a pre-req if, one has done LLM in Human Rights. Could anyone confirm this ?
And also it would be of great help, if you all can suggest that how difficult/easy it is to find a job in UN embassy, NGO after completion of LLM in Human RIghts?

ThankYou!!
Hello everyone,

I have completed my under-grad in 2015 and I have registered myself with State Bar. Its been three years that I have been a full time practicing Lawyer and my major area of Practice is - Arbitration.
Could anyone suggest that what would be more beneficial in future i.e after the completion in terms of finding a job. I had read a discussion that after completing LLM in ADR from a Law School in USA one has to appear for American Bar Exam/State Bar exam which is not easy to clear. However, the same is not a pre-req if, one has done LLM in Human Rights. Could anyone confirm this ?
And also it would be of great help, if you all can suggest that how difficult/easy it is to find a job in UN embassy, NGO after completion of LLM in Human RIghts?

ThankYou!!
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Just to be clear, you'd only need to take a bar exam if you were interested in working as a lawyer in the US. Your choice of specialization does not impact that. You don't *have* to take the bar exam to complete any LLM - in fact, many students who study in the US and go back to their home countries after the LLM don't even consider it. (the chances of an international student finding work as a lawyer in the US without a US JD, even if they've passed a bar, are rather slim.)

"Difficult/easy" are relative terms. Compared to what? You can ask the schools you're interested in if they have any examples of students who've leveraged their LLMs to get into the NGOs / agencies you're interested in.
Just to be clear, you'd only need to take a bar exam if you were interested in working as a lawyer in the US. Your choice of specialization does not impact that. You don't *have* to take the bar exam to complete any LLM - in fact, many students who study in the US and go back to their home countries after the LLM don't even consider it. (the chances of an international student finding work as a lawyer in the US without a US JD, even if they've passed a bar, are rather slim.)

"Difficult/easy" are relative terms. Compared to what? You can ask the schools you're interested in if they have any examples of students who've leveraged their LLMs to get into the NGOs / agencies you're interested in.
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