LL.M. at University of Baltimore, School of Law

LL.M. at University of Baltimore, School of Law

  • Full-time, Initial education
  • Taxation, U.S. Law
  • The United States
  • Contact administratif +1 410.837.5809
    Contact administratif : Catherine Moore
    Adresse : Baltimore
    Site Internet : Consulter
    Email : lawadmissions@ubalt.edu

    LL.M. in the Law of the United States (LOTUS)

    The University of Baltimore School of Law's innovative LL.M. program focusing on the Laws of the United States provides an ideal opportunity for foreign-trained lawyers to study at our leading Center for International and Comparative Law. We have welcomed students from all over the world, including Nigeria, Cameroon, China, the Philippines, Germany, Italy, Romania, the UK, Russia, Saudi Arabia, India, Bangladesh, El Salvador, Peru, and Brazil.

    Our program offers a great degree of flexibility. LL.M. LOTUS candidates may choose to complete the program in one full-time academic year of coursework or may complete it in two years on a part-time basis (depending on visa status).


    Our LL.M. LOTUS students create their own program of study by either choosing the U.S. Practice track, a broad survey of courses that provide the foundation of American legal concepts, or the Elective Concentrations track, which provides for study of specific area of the law for which course prerequisites have been met. Upon graduation, many LOTUS Students take the Bar Exam which is possible in a number of jurisdiction. 


    The School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association, the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland and the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

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    LL.M. in Taxation (LLM Tax)

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    The LL.M. in Taxation is awarded to those entering the program with a J.D. degree or equivalent. To graduate, students must earn 30 credits in tax courses (10 to 12 classes) with a cumulative grade point average of 3.000 or better. All requirements must be completed within five years of enrollment. 

    Earning a Certificate in Estate Planning


    Candidates for the LL.M. in Taxation can concurrently achieve a Certificate in Estate Planning. This option allows attorneys who wish to concentrate in estate planning the opportunity to receive the additional credential at no additional cost.

    Curriculum


    The curriculum includes :
    • Required courses such as Corporate Taxation, Taxation policy, Tax practice and procedure...
    • Elective courses such as Bankruptcy taxation, foreign taxation, consolidated corporations...

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