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LL.M. and J.S.D. Program Career Services

Career services for LL.M. and J.S.D. students are provided through the Graduate Legal Studies Program Office. Beginning with orientation sessions covering the career and placement process for foreign-trained lawyers in the U.S. and continuing on throughout the year, the Graduate Legal Studies Program Office sponsors numerous events and workshops for LL.M. and J.S.D. students, including sessions on résumé preparation, interviewing skills, and networking. Personal career counseling is available through Dean Cramton, who also is available for mock interviews and the review of résumés and cover letters.  LL.M. students and alumni have access to the Graduate Legal Studies Program on-line career resource system "Symplicity CSM for LL.M.s"

Resources:

National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Directory of Legal Employer
A very useful searchable resource for information on legal employers.

American Bar Association
Extensive links to information regarding legal education, bar admission, legal employment, and the legal profession.

New York State Board of Law Examiners
Links to important information regarding the New York State bar examination, including examination qualification requirements for foreign-trained lawyers and bar admission rules.