School of Law
820 N. Michigan Ave
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Chicago, IL 60611
Master of Laws for International Lawyers
Law is increasingly practiced on a global scale, with attorneys that understand how the laws of their home country and that of the U.S. intersect.
Outstanding lawyers from over 45 countries have chosen Loyola to boost their career with a master's degree. One-on-one academic and career counseling, supportive faculty, and access to worldwide legal networks are just a few benefits of our LLM Program for International Lawyers. And your educational experience will be enhanced by your immersion with U.S. students.
As a Loyola student, you will study with leading practitioners in the same classes as your U.S. peers. You may choose to complete one of two tracks:
Track 1: Immersion in U.S. Law for Foreign Lawyers
Designed for foreign lawyers who seek to develop an expertise in American law, the rigorous curriculum immerses you in the foundations of U.S. law and legal thought and provides a thorough training in legal skills critical to advising clients in the U.S. or globally. The students in this track plan to sit for a bar exam and/or stay in the US to practice.
Track 2: International Law with a Certificate Focus
Designed for students interested in private and public international law, you may earn a focus certificate in any of Loyola’s specialty areas, all of which include strong international and comparative components: arbitration, mediation, negotiation; business and corporate; child and family; competition; health; human rights; intellectual property; tax; or trade law. Under the guidance of our engaged international faculty, you also may develop your own focus to match your academic interests and professional goals.
Upon graduation with an LLM from Loyola, you will possess the following knowledge, skills, and professional values:
In the Immersion in U.S. Law for Foreign Lawyers program, you will demonstrate:
In the International Law with a focus program, you will demonstrate:
You will be able to:
You will be prepared to exercise the professional and practical skills that are essential for effective and responsible participation in the legal profession.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999