Globalization is transforming the way lawyers think and work. To be a successful lawyer today, you'll need to broaden your horizons, no matter where in the world you practice. That's one of the ways earning a Master of Laws (LLM) degree can work to your advantage. An LLM degree gives you the opportunity to acquire practical, specialized legal knowledge that will make you more competitive in a tough job market.

Suffolk University Law School's LLM program is for any legal graduate who wants to build upon their education—whether you're new, experienced, or wanting to make a career change. We offer a variety of LLM options, from General to Global Law & Technology to an accelerated JD/Taxation dual degree. Suffolk Law offers unique and practical LLM programs in the heart of thriving Boston, allowing students to specialize in up-and-coming fields, such as intellectual property law and international business, or to study core U.S. bar-test subjects to gain eligibility to sit for a bar exam in the U.S.

Challenge your mind with rigorous curriculum taught by seasoned experts and practitioners. Gain invaluable real-world experience with our nationally ranked and recognized clinics, programs, and experiential opportunities. And advance your degree while getting the added edge to compete in today's legal marketplace. 

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Master of Laws Degree Program

Learn more about the different LLM degree options and our Legal English Institute to help international LLM students transition successfully.

Juris Doctor (JD) Degree Program

Suffolk University Law School offers students the flexibility to earn a JD at their own pace with full-time, part-time evening, and accelerated JD programs. 

Externship Opportunities

Classroom learning is essential for a complete legal education. However, at Suffolk we believe that's only a part of the equation—practice-ready lawyers get real-world experience while in school.

Legal Clinics

Legal clinics are a way for Suffolk Law students to get hands-on experience and try out specific fields across a number of industries. Learn where you may want to practice with our clinics.

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