LLM alums to meet prospective students in Brazil, Argentina

Law students, lawyers, and legal academics in Brazil and Argentina will soon have the opportunity to speak with graduates of the University of Georgia School of Law Master of Laws degree. Two of our alums will attend university fairs in Curitiba and Buenos Aires sponsored by Education USA, an arm of the U.S. Department of… Continue reading LLM alums to meet prospective students in Brazil, Argentina

Application season opens for University of Georgia School of Law LLM Class of 2019

Today’s the 1st day that foreign-trained lawyers may apply for 2018-19 study toward the Master of Laws, or LL.M., degree at the University of Georgia School of Law. Over the last 4 decades, the law school has produced more than 450 LL.M. graduates, with ties to 75 countries and every continent in the world. They… Continue reading Application season opens for University of Georgia School of Law LLM Class of 2019

International Jurist features LLM study at University of Georgia School of Law

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) curriculum at the University of Georgia School of Law is featured in the latest edition of The International Jurist, described as “the magazine for foreign attorneys studying in the U.S.” Our curriculum is highlighted on page 8 of the issue entitled “Best LL.M. Programs.” The item pays particular note to… Continue reading International Jurist features LLM study at University of Georgia School of Law

New book on arbitration by Professor Won Kidane, Georgia Law LLM alum

Pleased to announce the publication of a book by our alumnus, Won L. Kidane (left), an Associate Professor at Seattle University School of Law in Washington state. The Culture of International Arbitration has just been released by Oxford University Press. It’s the 4th book by Kidane, who earned his Georgia Law LL.M. degree in 1997;… Continue reading New book on arbitration by Professor Won Kidane, Georgia Law LLM alum

Georgia Law welcomes LLM-linked partnership with Fulbright in Hungary

A new partnership between the University of Georgia School of Law and the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission will provide exceptional scholarship opportunities for qualified Hungarian law graduates who wish to pursue a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree. Georgia Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge and Dr. Károly Jókay, Executive Director of the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission, signed… Continue reading Georgia Law welcomes LLM-linked partnership with Fulbright in Hungary

LLMs’ behind-scenes courthouse tour

A group of our Georgia Law LL.M. students walked downtown to the Athens Clarke-County courthouse yesterday to visit with several of our law school alums. Assistant District Attorney Paige Otwell (JD’88) welcomed the group, which included her mentee in the LL.M. Class of 2017, Nelly Sandra Ndounteng. Associate Magistrate Judge Ben Makin (JD’04) explained his… Continue reading LLMs’ behind-scenes courthouse tour

Center’s Laura Kagel to meet with prospective LLMs in Austria, Croatia

Law students in Austria, Croatia, and nearby regions will soon have the opportunity for talk with a Dean Rusk International Law Center staffer about pursuing a degree at here at the University of Georgia School of Law. Early next month yours truly, Laura Tate Kagel, the Center’s Director of International Professional Education, will take part in… Continue reading Center’s Laura Kagel to meet with prospective LLMs in Austria, Croatia

Become part of a 45-year tradition: Georgia Law Master of Laws (LLM)

In 1973, a Belgian attorney became the first foreign-trained lawyer to earn a Master of Laws, or LLM, degree at the University of Georgia School of Law. The tradition launched then continues today: Even as the our current LLM class of 2017 pursues studies, we work to build next year’s LLM student body. We welcome… Continue reading Become part of a 45-year tradition: Georgia Law Master of Laws (LLM)

Former Nigeria prosecutor’s LLM year features US practice experience

Among the many talented foreign-trained lawyers set to earn Georgia Law’s Master of Laws (LLM) degree this month is Gladys Ashiru, who arrived with considerable experience as a prosecutor in Nigeria. She’s enriched this experience this year: in addition to her academic studies and a professional development trip, Gladys has worked as a volunteer prosecutor… Continue reading Former Nigeria prosecutor’s LLM year features US practice experience

Eastward bound, to meet potential LLMs in Prague, Warsaw, Budapest

Law students, lawyers, and legal academics in the Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic will soon have the opportunity for talk with a Dean Rusk International Law Center staffer about pursuing a degree at here at the University of Georgia School of Law. Next week, Laura Tate Kagel, our Center’s Director of International Professional Education,… Continue reading Eastward bound, to meet potential LLMs in Prague, Warsaw, Budapest