Update from Nigeria: attorney Chukwudi Ofili, LLM Class of 2018, reflects on his post-graduation year

This is one in a series of posts by University of Georgia School of Law LLM students, writing on their participation in our LLM degree and about their post-graduate experiences. Author of this post is alumnus Chukwudi Ofili, a member of the Class of 2018. It has been an eventful year for me. In January 2018,… Continue reading Update from Nigeria: attorney Chukwudi Ofili, LLM Class of 2018, reflects on his post-graduation year

Alumna Anita Ninan speaks to LLM students on business immigration

Last week, attorney Anita Ninan (LLM’91) spoke on “The Road to U.S. Employment: F-1 Visa Work Options and Onwards” here at the University of Georgia School of Law. Her remarks acquainted foreign-educated lawyers studying for their Master of Laws (LLM) degree with opportunities and challenges associated with obtaining U.S. work authorization. Ninan, a member of… Continue reading Alumna Anita Ninan speaks to LLM students on business immigration

Georgia Law Professor Ringhand to meet with prospective LLM students in Tel Aviv, Israel

Lori A. Ringhand, a J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law here at the the University of Georgia School of Law, will meet this Wednesday, November 28, with law students and lawyers in Israel who are interested in postgraduate legal study in the United States. Hosted by EducationUSA Israel, the event is set for 5 p.m. at… Continue reading Georgia Law Professor Ringhand to meet with prospective LLM students in Tel Aviv, Israel

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

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

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