Why should I get an LL.M. in Advocacy?

Posted by The Admissions Team on Oct 18, 2017 2:21:53 PM

There are dozens of LL.M. programs available at schools all over the country. There are LL.M. programs covering a wide range of topics from Advocacy and Elder Law to Gaming Law and Tax (110 categories at last count!), according to the ABA.

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How do students interact while getting an online law degree?

Posted by The Admissions Team on Oct 2, 2017 11:10:00 AM

In the best classes, the professor isn’t the only one teaching. We learn from each other. Connecting with other students and discussing the material is integral for building knowledge. You may be concerned that you’ll miss interacting with students in an online class, but even though our Advocacy and Elder Law LL.M. programs are conducted virtually, our classes are set up so that students connect every week.

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Develop Global Advocacy Skills with ACLI at Stetson Law

Posted by The Admissions Team on Sep 19, 2017 10:55:45 AM

by Troy Christman

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

What should I do now to prepare to apply for an LL.M. program?

Posted by The Admissions Team on Aug 17, 2017 8:45:36 AM

You made the commitment to further your education and, hopefully, enroll in one of Stetson’s three LL.M. programs. Congratulations on taking this big step! We gathered a few tips from the faculty and staff from each of the LL.M. programs to help you make this transition back to being a student - but this time with a full-time job and family responsibilities.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

An Inside Look: Judicial Externship with Honorable Judge Day

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jul 31, 2017 10:46:00 AM

By Jessica Gill

One of the most invaluable experiences I will take away from my exchange year in America is the opportunity I’ve had to intern with Judge Day. Not only is Judge Day a prominent, reputable and highly experienced civil court judge, but his naturally guiding nature has allowed me to be fully emerged in the full court intern experience.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

Is an online LL.M. degree worth it?

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Jul 24, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Will earning the LL.M. online have the same cache as it would if earned the old way - brick and mortar style? Online education - whether offered by small private or large state institutions - is increasing in popularity. Look up the phrase “value of an online degree” and you will find dozens of articles on the topic. Most are positive in their evaluation of the programs and schools. They caution readers to consider some of the following points.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Student Stories: Reflections on my LL.M. year at Stetson Law

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jul 17, 2017 9:56:00 PM

by Julius Ott, International Law LL.M. student

Entering the journey of a year in an unknown country was quite a leap in the dark. The excitement of exploring a new culture was at first exhilarating, but as my flight date crept closer the anxiety of uncertainty became greater and greater. What would it be like to study in a foreign language? Was my English good enough to follow in class? What would the other students be like? Would I be able to integrate myself? How would the American culture influence me? What would it be like to experience the US election? And so on...

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How to Prepare Your Schedule for Studying Law Online

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jul 10, 2017 1:37:04 PM

Returning to school to earn an LL.M. degree can complicate your work and family schedules. Online classes, while offering flexibility to study when you want, can also be a challenge, especially for those who have been away from school for many years. Prepare your schedule for studying law online with these helpful tips and you’ll be on the path for successfully earning your LL.M.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

What is it like to live on campus?

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jun 28, 2017 9:39:47 AM

When you live in one of Stetson’s campus owned properties, you’ll instantly feel welcome and like a part of the Stetson community. Stetson’s campus offers affordability, convenience, multiple living options and an enjoyable and relaxing environment.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

Everything You Need to Know About Stetson Law's LL.M. in Advocacy Program

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Jun 13, 2017 12:10:00 PM

Stetson Law is known for our award-winning advocacy program for J.D. students, but what about those who have already completed law degrees and still want to advance their advocacy skills? To serve this audience and continue to foster persuasive, effective advocates, Stetson created the LL.M. in Advocacy.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

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