The Wake Forest LLM Program in American Law is a one-year program designed for international lawyers and students who have law degrees from institutions in their home countries and desire to enhance their legal careers by studying the laws of the United States.
Is a full-time program, beginning in the fall semester. Some students choose to extend their course of study of U.S. law for longer than one year for various reasons.
Involves a number of excellent required courses that provide the basics of American jurisprudence.
Features a supportive mentoring program, a number of special opportunities, and the talents of Wake Forest's dedicated faculty. The Wake Forest University School of Law has offered strong international programs for over a decade, and many faculty members are experts in international legal issues.
Offers small classes that include both American JD students and LLM students and prepares students to return to their home countries, well-versed in American law.
The LL.M. Program at Wake Forest University School of Law has a long-standing tradition for preparing its graduates for significant leadership roles. Its alumni include prominent private attorneys, judges, government officials, in-house attorneys, general counsels, and S.J.D. candidates. Our graduates typically return to their home countries to resume or advance their legal careers in corporate law, public policy, litigation, public service, investment banking, and a wide range of other specialties related to international law.