Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program - LL.M. Program

  • Monday, September 14, 2015
    LLM USA Event in Rio de Janeiro
    IBEU Copacabana Av. Nossa Senhora De Copacabana, 690 - 8o andar Copacabana, RJ 22050-001 Brazil 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015
    LLM USA Event in Sao Paulo
    Intercontinental Hotel Alameda Santos, 1123 - Cerqueira C├ęsa Sao Paulo, SP 01419-001 Brazil 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015
    LLM USA Event in Bogota
    Brigard & Urrutia Abogados Calle 70 A No. 4-41 Bogota, Bogota Colombia 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Saturday, September 19, 2015
    San Juan Marriott Resort 1309 Ashford Avenue, San Juan, PR 00907, Puerto Rico 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Master of Laws in Advocacy (Advocacy LL.M. Program) at American University Washington College of Law, administered by the law school's Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program, combines a rigorous academic component and a breadth of practical litigation training. The Program offers an array of courses, externships, and opportunities to pursue legal scholarship and gain teaching experience. Important focuses of the Advocacy LL.M. Program are the use of modern technology in litigation and the training of ethical trial lawyers. The Program's innovative curriculum will aid graduates in preparation for all aspects of litigation.

The Advocacy LL.M. is designed to provide students maximum flexibility. It was developed to take into account the differing needs and interests of students. Program participants may select an individualized curriculum from a list of 17 core trial advocacy courses and 40 litigation-based courses. Every student must complete the Advanced Trial Advocacy and Ethics for Trial Lawyers courses before receiving their LL.M. degree. To be awarded the LL.M. degree, a student is required to earn at least 24 credits while pursuing study on a full or part-time basis.

Program Highlights:

Experienced Faculty

Small Classes and Individualized Attention

Flexible Study and Rolling Admissions

State of the Art Courtroom Technology

Wide Selection of Courses

Unique Opportunities

Washington D.C. Location