Law (LL.M.)

Chicago-Kent offers several programs of graduate study for U.S. and international students leading to the Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree.

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Chicago-Kent College of Law offers Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree programs in financial services law; international intellectual property law; taxation; trial advocacy for international students; and U.S., international, and transnational law. The courses are taught by outstanding practitioners and give students the opportunity to do advanced research and writing under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

Chicago-Kent also offers combined J.D./LL.M. degree programs in taxation and financial services law, which enable students to earn both degrees after seven semesters of full-time residence, instead of eight.

Students may pursue these programs on a full- or part-time basis.

Program Overview

Chicago-Kent College of Law offers Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree programs in financial services law; international intellectual property law; taxation; trial advocacy for international students; and U.S., international, and transnational law.

Career Opportunities

For details on career opportunities, please visit the program pages for the individual LL.M. programs.

For each of Chicago-Kent's LL.M. programs, students are required to complete 24 credit hours to graduate.

For details on the curriculum for each specific program, please visit the program pages for the individual LL.M. programs.

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For more information about admission to Chicago-Kent’s LL.M. programs, please visit the relevant program pages or the LL.M. Program Admissions page on the Chicago-Kent website.

Please note that the LL.M. programs in Trial Advocacy and in U.S., International, and Transnational Law are only open to foreign-trained lawyers and law students. The LL.M. program in Taxation is only open to students holding a J.D. degree from a U.S. law school.