Thomas Jefferson School of Law to Offer LL.M. in Practice Skills

New LL.M. to help students hone skills such as client interaction and litigation

The San Diego-based Thomas Jefferson School of Law (TJSL) has announced that it will launch an LL.M. program in Practice Skills.

In the new program, students will be able to develop important legal skills while studying for their LL.M. These skills include client interaction, document drafting, negotiating, litigating, and running a law firm.

The LL.M.'s curriculum will cover a variety of legal topics, with classes like Negotiation Theory & Skills, Law Practice Management, Deposition Practice, and Litigation & Technology. Students will also have the opportunity to complete an externship during the program.

The new LL.M. will offer specializations in the following areas:

  • Transactional Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Practice

For more information, please see Thomas Jefferson's LL.M. in Practice Skills course webpage.


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