LLM Program

Law Is Global. So Is Our Reach.

Boston College Law School’s LLM program combines rigorous education by renowned faculty at a top US university with individualized attention in a friendly and supportive environment. Through personalized guidance and mentoring, our LLM program provides the critical comprehensive skills needed to succeed as a lawyer and as a leader: gaining and applying knowledge in a global information age, innovating within a modern and global economy, and communicating effectively across cultures.

Our students work with international scholars and experts to better understand the latest international business practices, rules of law, and global developments.

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China Fosun Group's executive director Andrew Liu '14 explains the value of a BC Law LLM degree.
 

Our LLM program is designed to immerse participants in the United States legal system, and help prepare them for the challenges of the legal profession in an increasingly global legal community.
Susan Simone Kang, Director, Graduate Legal Education & International Programs

LLM Voices

Our LLM community is diverse—in backgrounds, interests, and experiences. Discover what BC Law LLM students and alumni are like, where they work, and what they do, on campus and beyond.

BC Law: Impact
A Grateful Listener: Family Court Judge Reflects on Lessons Learned  Link to article
Today I’m very pleased to be able to host a guest blog from the Hon. James V. Menno ‘86, who recently retired after more than two decades of service as an associate just...
January 15, 2019
Brett Gannon
Preparing for Law School: The Personal Statement  Link to article
Ah, the personal statement. You’re told to write a 1-3 page essay that explains to an admissions committee what sets you apart from others. Well, where do you begin? We though...
December 06, 2018
Courtney Ruggeri
If It Takes Three Years To Get There: Preparing For The Bar  Link to article
This is part of an ongoing series on preparing for the bar. Read others here and here. The bar exam is coming. Us 3Ls will soon be propelled out of the lethargy that has come ...
November 28, 2018
Alex Bou-Rhodes