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Part portfolio, part law journal, the 10 List showcases the best and brightest LLM students in the United States.  These aspiring attorneys have significant accomplishments, rivaling their JD candidates. The 10 List is an online and print publication calling attention to the accomplishments of LLM students in order to bolster their career prospects. This publication is distributed to...

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting an LLM Program 


This 10 List-authored article was originally posted on the International Jurist website. Generally, there are two types of Master of Laws (LLM) )students.  There’s the academically inclined type, who desire to specialize in a specific area of law. And then there are foreign LLM students.  These LLMs went to law school overseas and now wish to get an LLM in the USA so that they are...

Top 5 Reasons LLMs Should Join a Volunteer Bar Association


Life as an LLM student can be a whirlwind of lectures, assignments, and coffee-fueled study sessions. So, you might be wondering, “Why should I add ‘joining a bar association’ to my already packed schedule?”  First off, we were just like you. The idea of joining a volunteer bar association didn’t exactly light a fire under us. It wasn’t because we lacked...

The Top 5 Obscure Yet Plausible Ways Towards Bar Admission for LLMs


There are so many different categories of law students that it can take a lot of work to keep up.  The categories break down even more for LLMs in the USA who have a first degree in law from a foreign law school: 1. There are those qualified to practice law in their home country and 2. Those not qualified or practice law in their home country.    Those who are qualified to practice...

10 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Hired as a Foreign LLM


Getting hired after you complete your degree is difficult for any student.  As a Masters of Law (LLM) graduate, getting hired after law school is daunting.  The legal job hunt the sort of task that requires perseverance, networking, and luck.  It may take a few months.  It might even take a year.  If you’re stuck not getting hired you may want to consider the below...

Top 10 Reasons to Hire an LLM into an Associate Role


As a hiring attorney, you have your choice of eager students to hire each year. One substantially overlooked group are LLM students. Law students with LLMs typically have earned their first law degree, usually an LLB, abroad.  Some LLMs come from Common Law countries, whereas others come from Civil Law countries.  After they earn their first law degree, they travel to the United States and enroll...

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