April 08, 2020
|The University of Miami School of Law invites foreign-trained lawyers to an information session about the study and practice of law in the United States.
Studying and Practicing Law in the United States:
Opportunities for Foreign Lawyers
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 6 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Learn answers to common questions from foreign lawyers:
Can I use my law degree to practice law in the United States?
What is the Bar exam, and what do I need to do to take it?
What is the difference between an LL.M. and a J.D.?
If I want to practice law in Florida and I only have an LL.M., what are my options?
What are the LSAT and the TOEFL?
You can join this information session online.
International Graduate Law Programs:
Carmen Pérez-Llorca, Assistant Dean for International and Graduate Programs; Director, International Graduate Law Programs, Lecturer in Law
Yasmina Assis, Associate Director
Gou Jian, Program Manager
Programs offered by Miami Law:
Masters of Law, which allows the foreign lawyer to sit for the bar in some states, with the New York Bar being the most common.
Masters of Law with Intensive Legal English (LL.M. + Intensive Legal English), for those who need to improve their proficiency in legal English.
Joint J.D./LL.M, a joint degree that allows its graduates to sit for the bar anywhere, including Florida.