MIAMI (Feb. 18, 2013) – The Florida International University College of Law is pleased to announce a new graduate degree in law, the LL.M., a one-year residential course of study for attorneys holding their first law degree from outside the United States.
The LL.M. provides an introduction to and in-depth study of the law of the United States. Students will gain a general, conversant level of understanding of U.S. legal institutions, substantive law, and practice. This program at FIU Law, housed in Rafael Diaz-Balart Hall, offers an academically demanding education to students who seek additional training to advance their scholarly or practical work as lawyers. The course of study is tailored to the individual needs and interests of the student.
As South Florida’s only public law school, FIU Law is known for its diverse faculty and students, its emphasis on comparative and international law, and its service to the public. In keeping with Miami’s business and community, many of its faculty members work in international areas or have international experiences. FIU Law has received numerous awards and recognitions including most recently being ranked as the No. 1 school for Hispanics and the third most diverse law school by The National Jurist.