The US LLM: From Whether to When, What, Where, and How [NOOK Book]

Overview

Many foreign law graduates are interested in pursuing a US Master of Laws (LLM) degree but find themselves overwhelmed with the mass of disorganized information spread across the Internet. Deciding to apply for, selecting, and finally pursuing an LLM program can be broken down into simple to follow steps that will make the process so much easier. This book shows you how.
It’s a simple and straightforward guide intended to get you through the process of selecting and applying for...
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The US LLM: From Whether to When, What, Where, and How

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Overview

Many foreign law graduates are interested in pursuing a US Master of Laws (LLM) degree but find themselves overwhelmed with the mass of disorganized information spread across the Internet. Deciding to apply for, selecting, and finally pursuing an LLM program can be broken down into simple to follow steps that will make the process so much easier. This book shows you how.
It’s a simple and straightforward guide intended to get you through the process of selecting and applying for an LLM program as efficiently and effectively as possible. This book provides worksheets and easy to follow step-by-step instructions to walk you through the process — from choosing a school and program to submitting your application and awaiting a response.

The book is divided into four straightforward parts:

Part I discusses basic issues you should consider before determining whether an LLM is right for you;
Part II discusses the timing of when should you pursue your LLM degree and the process of choosing a law school and a program;
Part III walks you through the application process; and
Part IV explains what happens after you submit your application.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148224297
  • Publisher: Jaeger-Fine Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/17/2014
  • Series: Mastering The Master (of Laws) , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,193,075
  • File size: 670 KB

Meet the Author

Desiree Jaeger-Fine, Esq., LL.M. (Fordham)

Desiree holds law degrees from both Germany (University of Bonn) and the US (Fordham), from which she graduated cum laude with a master degree in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law. In Germany, Desiree worked at PriceWaterhouse Coopers and, in New York City, at the United Nations, Ladas & Parry LLP, and the Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) at Fordham Law School. At CLIP she received a post graduate fellowship funded by Google, through which she completed a paper on Internet Jurisdiction in Europe which was published by the CLIP office. Desiree is the author of numerous articles on LLM study and professional development. She also published an article about Zombie Trademarks in a publication of the New York State Bar Association. Desiree lectures around the world on Intellectual Property, LLM programs, and the US job market for foreign legal professionals.
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Desiree is the founder of LLM-United, the first online networking community for US LLM degree holders, and current and prospective students. The mission is to help navigate the LLM studies and life after. Allowing members to connect with LLM professionals from all over the world on one single platform, LLM-United is the ultimate networking and resource platform for the master of laws community. ?

In her life before law, Desiree was a German TV star, film actress, recording artist, and production professional for almost a decade.

Toni M. Jaeger-Fine

Toni Jaeger-Fine is Assistant Dean for International and Non-J.D. Programs at Fordham Law School, where she is Director of the International Judicial Research and Training Program, Director of Recent Developments in U.S. Law, and Co-Director of the Summer Institute in New York City. She has also served as Director of Graduate and International Programs at Cardozo Law School and as Associate Director of the Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law.

Toni is past chair of the Section on Post-Graduate Legal Education, the Section on International Legal Exchange, and the Section on Legal Education for Foreign Lawyers of the Association of American Law Schools. Toni is also a founding member of the Board of Directors of Lawyers without Borders and is the first American to serve on the Board of the German American Lawyers Association. She was associated with
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2014

    Highly Recommended!

    This book is a fabulous resource! I am an international student and this book was a perfect guide to me. The writing is easy to follow and it has all the important information you need when choosing your US LLM. I would recommend this book to anyone, it`s the #1 tool!

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