Lincoln Law School of San Jose

MASTER OF LAWS

Lincoln Law School
of San Jose

MASTER OF LAWS

Master of Laws (LLM)

A Master of Law degree (LLM) is an exploration of the nuances of different parts of the law, and It can prove to be a valuable investment for many lawyers.

An LLM can provide early-career lawyers with a competitive edge in the legal field. It can also allow mid-career lawyers a path to successfully switch or expand their practice. In addition, the state bar gives those who have an international law degree an opportunity to be certified to take the California Bar Exam after completing just 20 units at a California law school.

Admission Requirements

A foreign law degree or equivalent.

  • Completed Application
  • Resume or CV
  • (2) Letters of Recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Personal Statement

Learning Outcomes

I. Knowledge of

  • Substantive and Procedural Law
  • Legal philosophy and principles
  • Understanding of the legal system

II. Communication

  • Effective factual, analytical and persuasive communication, both in oral and written presentation

III. Critical Thinking

  • Analysis of statues and case law
  • Issue spotting
  • Application of law to new facts and problems
  • Creative application, problem-solving and analogizing

IV. Professionalism and Ethics

  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable ethics rules and obligations
  • Professionalism in the legal profession

Curriculum

The standard curriculum takes 1 year for students entering in the Fall Semester. Students should contact the Admissions Coordinator for additional information. 20 units are required for graduation.

Tuition and Fees

$22,000 per year.

Master of Laws (LLM)

A Master of Law degree (LLM) is an exploration of the nuances of different parts of the law, and It can prove to be a valuable investment for many lawyers.

An LLM can provide early-career lawyers with a competitive edge in the legal field. It can also allow mid-career lawyers a path to successfully switch or expand their practice. In addition, the state bar gives those who have an international law degree an opportunity to be certified to take the California Bar Exam after completing just 20 units at a California law school.

Admission Requirements

A foreign law degree or equivalent.

  • Completed Application
  • Resume or CV
  • (2) Letters of Recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Personal Statement

Learning Outcomes

I. Knowledge of

  • Substantive and Procedural Law
  • Legal philosophy and principles
  • Understanding of the legal system

II. Communication

  • Effective factual, analytical and persuasive communication, both in oral and written presentation

III. Critical Thinking

  • Analysis of statues and case law
  • Issue spotting
  • Application of law to new facts and problems
  • Creative application, problem-solving and analogizing

IV. Professionalism and Ethics

  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable ethics rules and obligations
  • Professionalism in the legal profession

Curriculum

The standard curriculum takes 1 year for students entering in the Fall Semester. Students should contact the Admissions Coordinator for additional information. 20 units are required for graduation.

Tuition and Fees

$22,000 per year.