University of Denver Sturm College of Law (Denver Law)

2255 East Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
United States

www.law.du.edu

LL.M. facts

  • Tuition 38,952

  • Duration 12 months

  • Intakes Winter/Spring, Fall, Summer

  • Int'l Students 100%

  • Minimum TOEFL 85

  • Minimum IELTS 6.5

Denver Law (Sturm) - Full Profile

The University

At Denver Law, we balance academics with the outside world, and help you focus on things that matter to you: your career, your future, your life in law. With our location at the foot of the Colorado Rockies, you can live, work, and play in one of the most beautiful areas of the world.

The National Jurist ranked Denver Law at #9 in the country for practical training and #20 in the country for most innovative law schools.

Forbes also ranked Denver as the #1 location for Business and Careers!     

The Law School

Denver Law is a top 100 United States law school with nationally ranked programs in international law, environmental and natural resources law, legal writing, clinical training and tax law. Upon graduation, our students are equipped with the skills necessary to provide immediate and valuable contributions to the legal community.

The Program

AMERICAN LAW PRACTICE LLM  The LLM in American Law Practice (ALP) is a graduate course of study available to foreign-trained attorneys who wish to supplement, update or focus their legal training. The program is designed to produce practice-ready graduates with a strong grasp of the practical skills necessary to practice law in the United States or to engage in transactions with US trained-attorneys. The program builds upon Denver Law's Reputation and commitment to experiential, practice-based learning.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS (IBT LLM) - The LLM in International Business Transactions delivers a comprehensive, internationally-relevant business transactions law degree. The program produces practice-ready graduates with a strong grasp of international transactional law and business gained through an extensive curriculum in the areas of trade, commercial arbitration and dispute resolution, international intellectual property, banking, investment and finance. 

The Roche IBT LLM is the only one of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region; it is also unique nationally as it is the only LLM program that requires training in negotiation and drafting skills.The IBT LLM program offers its students a variety of opportunities to learn and apply transactional lawyering skills through avenues such as drafting and negotiation courses, international commercial arbitration moot competition and externship options.A joint JD/IBT LLM degree option also is available.

ENVIRONMENTAL & NATURAL RESOURCES LAW & POLICY - Ranked 15th in the Nation! 

As the legal, business, and policy-making professionals are facing an array of interrelated environmental, natural resources, and energy issues,  many competing interest are involved in balancing environmental protection and natural  resources development. We provide a world-leading course of graduate study and experience for students seeking a greater understanding of these issues, and the associated challenges and opportunities. Along with our environmental and natural resources core classes, we offer out students innovative course work in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development to better prepare and help them excel in their new careers.

TAXATION - The Tax Program is one the oldest and largest program in taxation in the nation, and one of the few where accountants and attorneys study side-by-side in the same classes.

DU's Graduate Tax Program was ranked #11 by the TaxProf Blog 

Can't move to Denver? Earn your degree COMPLETELY online!

Denver Law is one of 33 schools which provides an online LL.M. program in Taxation. High quality recordings of the actual classes make it seem like you are there in person. The program also provides an excellent nationwide job placement due to on-campus recruiting and extensive nationwide networking.

 

 

Entry Requirements

The program is open to recent U.S. law school graduates holding a JD degree and foreign applicants holding a primary law degree from a comparably recognized law school or law program outside the U.S. It is also open to U.S.-based and foreign attorneys wishing to update, supplement and develop an expertise in the area of international business law.
 

Application Procedure

Please visit our page for application and deadline information. 


 

Financial Aid

Financial aid in the form of loans or scholarships is available to students with demonstrated academic ability and financial need. Generous scholarship aid is available to both domestic and international applicants. Please visit our website for further information. 

Location

Located 5,280 feet above sea level, the Mile High City encompasses an ideal combination of the great outdoors, an energetic urban lifestyle and a prominent and ever-expanding international business community.

Denver has a temperate climate with 300 days of sunshine. World-class mountain resorts, skiing and snowboarding are within an hour's drive.

Denver Metro area is increasingly becoming an international business and legal center.
It is a well-known NAFTA hub that possesses a vibrant technology sector and serves as an epicenter of natural resources and green businesses.

Programs at Denver Law (Sturm)

Full-Time

Language
English
Intakes
Winter/Spring, Fall, Summer
Duration
12 months
Features
  • Program is designed for lawyers trained outside of the U.S.
  • Tuition based on 24 credit hours.
Language
English
Intakes
January, May, August
Duration
12 months
Features
  • Tuition based on 24 credit hours
  • Dual-degree option available
Language
English
Intakes
January, August
Duration
12 months
Features
  • Tuition based on 24 credit hours
  • A joint JD/IBT LLM degree option also is available
Language
English
Intakes
January, June, September
Duration
12 months
Features
  • Tuition based on 45 quarter hours
  • Program also available in an online format
  • Dual-degree option available

Part-Time

Language
English
Intakes
Winter/Spring, Fall, Summer
Duration
24 months
Features
  • Program is designed for lawyers trained outside of the U.S.
  • Tuition based on 24 credit hours.
Language
English
Intakes
January, May, August
Duration
24 months
Features
  • Tuition based on 24 credit hours
  • Dual-degree option available
Language
English
Intakes
January, August
Duration
24 months
Features
  • Tuition based on 24 credit hours
  • A joint JD/IBT LLM degree option also is available
Language
English
Intakes
January, June, September
Duration
24 months
Features
  • Tuition based on 45 quarter hours
  • Program also available in an online format
  • Dual-degree option available

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