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  • LLM in Comparative Legal Studies | Pace Law School
    was earned outside the United States To earn the LLM degree candidates must complete a minimum of 24 academic credits while achieving a grade point average of at least 2 33 on a 4 point scale The program may be completed in two full time semesters although some students choose to take 3 semesters or more Except with special permission of the Academic Dean students must complete the LLM within three 3 years of matriculation Students interested in the New York bar examination must take into account the 24 month time limit from matriculation to award of the LLM degree as established in Section 520 6 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law 22 NYCRR 520 6 Exceeding this time limit will not affect award of the LLM degree However it may make the student ineligible to take the New York bar examination Students in the LLM in Comparative Legal Studies have earned their first law degrees from universities and colleges all over the world including Europe the Americas Asia Africa and the Middle East Some of them come to the US expressly for the LLM program while others are already living and working in the tristate area Some graduates return to their home countries and resume their legal careers after obtaining the LLM degree Others remain in the United States for a period of practical training before returning home while still others begin preparing for a US bar examination Specialization in International Business Law In this specialization students begin with required courses in Introduction to the American Legal System and Introduction to US Legal Research They must also complete courses in Contract Law and International Business Transactions and at least one extensive research paper under faculty supervision Their remaining

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  • Doctor of Juridical Science in Environmental Law | Pace Law School
    world Candidates for the SJD work under close faculty supervision to research write and defend a publishable doctoral dissertation that creates original knowledge about their chosen topics in environmental law This is a process which requires at least one academic year in residence at Pace Law School although it may take two to three years or even longer Admission to the SJD program is competitive and highly selective Ordinarily only one new candidate is admitted each year A primary consideration in the admission of each new SJD candidate is whether a suitable faculty supervisor is available to supervise that particular candidate for the duration of his or her SJD program Before enrolling SJD candidates should have completed substantial graduate coursework in environmental law and ideally a full LLM degree in environmental law either at Pace Law School or at a comparable institution A candidate who does not hold an LLM in environmental law may be admitted on condition that he or she complete 24 credits in environmental law subjects with at least a 3 0 GPA before progressing to the dissertation stage of the SJD program The SJD program itself consists of three stages Preliminary Coursework Stage This stage is only required of candidates who have not completed an LLM degree in environmental law before enrolling in the SJD program The duration of the Preliminary Coursework Stage will depend on the extent of any prior environmental law coursework which the candidate may have completed prior to enrollment Dissertation Stage The Dissertation Stage is the heart of the SJD program In this stage candidates spend at least one academic year two full time semesters in residence at Pace Law School working with their faculty supervisor as they create a research plan and outline and then proceed with the actual research and

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  • How to Apply: LLM and SJD Applicants | Pace Law School
    confirmation that your documents have been received Candidates who prefer not to use either of the above methods may use our PDF Application Form Once this form is completed you may scan and send it by e mail or print your documents and submit them in hardcopy to the Graduate Programs Office 2 Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended 3 Personal statement Your personal statement must be no more than 500 words and written in English It must be entirely your own work In this statement please discuss your academic and professional goals and why you choose to apply for a graduate degree at Pace Law School 4 Letters of recommendation Please submit at least two letters of recommendation These letters should be written by persons who know you well enough to evaluate your academic or professional background and your capacity for graduate law study By way of example letters may be written by a current or former professor an employer who has supervised your work a professional colleague or even a client from your law practice 5 Legal writing sample Please submit a short sample of your best legal writing For example you might submit a legal brief or memorandum from your professional practice or an academic paper from your previous law studies This writing sample should be 3 5 pages long and must be entirely your own work written in English 6 Complete resume or curriculum vitae This document should be a chronological summary of your academic and professional experience You may also indicate other experience including internships volunteer work for charities or NGOs participation in sports or other activities talents and interests 7 English proficiency If your native language is not English you must submit evidence of English language proficiency The Graduate Admissions Committee

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  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Pace Law School
    additional information about on campus housing please visit the Office of Housing and Residential Life Students may also choose to live off campus Houses and apartments in nearby White Plains offer convenient and pleasant alternatives Many of our students decide to commute from New York City or the surrounding area Pace maintains a Shuttle Bus that runs frequently throughout the school year from the White Plains train and bus transportation center to campus Parking on campus is free and many students drive from apartments located across the tri state area of New York New Jersey and Connecticut Please contact the Graduate Programs Office for assistance with off campus housing How long does it take to complete an LLM degree The LLM degree may be completed in two full time semesters although some students choose to take three semesters or more Except with special permission of the Academic Dean students must complete the LLM degree within three 3 years of matriculation Students interested in the New York bar examination must take into account the 24 month time limit from matriculation to award of the LLM degree as established in Section 520 6 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law 22 NYCRR 520 6 Exceeding this time limit will not affect award of the LLM degree However it may make the student ineligible to take the New York bar examination Can I work while enrolled full time as an LLM While outside employment is not prohibited to full time students it is not recommended Every hour of class is going to require approximately three hours of reading and preparation outside of class As a general rule full time students can expect to spend more than 48 hours per week reading and preparing outside of class and actually attending class sessions Attempting to work at the same time would very likely be detrimental to success in the LLM program For this reason students intending to work during the LLM program are strongly encouraged to consider part time enrollment Do credits from my LLB or JD transfer to the LLM program Students may apply for advanced standing credits completed at another ABA approved law school or equivalent institution outside the United States If approved advanced standing will allow them to count up to 12 credits of prior coursework toward the 24 credits required for the Pace LLM degree Approval is at the sole discretion of the Academic Dean whose decision is final Students with a JD from Pace Law School and who are subsequently admitted to the LLM in Environmental Law may receive advanced standing for up to 12 credits of environmental law coursework completed during their JD program How can I schedule a visit to Pace Law School A campus visit is one of the best ways of deciding whether Pace is the right law school for you Please contact the Graduate Programs Office to schedule your visit Do I have to take

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  • Graduate Program Staff | Pace Law School
    Law School Instituto de Empresa in Madrid Spain He received his Bachelor s degree from the University of California Irvine and his JD from the University of California Hastings College of the Law He is a member of the State Bar of California and the Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid gmarsden law pace edu 1 914 422 4338 Jason J Czarnezki is the Gilbert and Sarah Kerlin Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law and Executive Director of Environmental Law Programs at Pace Law School Prior to joining the Pace Law faculty Professor Czarnezki was Professor of Law in the Environmental Law Center at Vermont Law School and Faculty Director of the U S China Partnership for Environmental Law Professor Czarnezki received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Chicago jczarnezki law pace edu 1 914 422 4242 Cynthia Pittson is the Head of Reference Services at Pace Law Library and an Adjunct Professor of Law She received her Bachelor s degree and MLS from Rutgers University She graduated from the evening program at Pace Law School with her JD in 2003 Prior to coming to Pace in 2000 she worked for the HW Wilson Company a database publisher in New York She currently teaches Introduction to US Legal Writing and Research to our graduate students cpittson law pace edu 1 914 422 4482 Laura Jensen is the Associate Director of Environmental Programs and an Adjunct Professor of Law She graduated from Pace Law School with a dual JD LLM in Environmental Law in 2012 She was the Center for Environmental Legal Studies Graduate Fellow from 2011 2012 She received her Bachelor s degree from Fordham University She is a member of the State Bars of New York and New Jersey ljensen law pace edu 914 422 4693 Deborah

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  • Contact the Graduate Program | Pace Law School
    Web Mail Pace University Search form Search Graduate Programs You are here Home Academics Graduate Programs Contact the Graduate Program You are welcome to contact our office by e mailing Deborah Zipf at llm law pace edu or calling 1 914 422 4670 If you have a question about admission to a Pace Law School graduate program please consult our Frequently Asked Questions page For degree requirements please visit either

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  • LLM Student Profiles | Pace Law School
    the graduate programs staff and faculty Saud explained that Deborah Zipf graduate programs coordinator makes you feel welcomed and at home Saud said I honestly like all the professors I met in class or out of class They are pleasant and approachable There is no doubt that Pace has left a footprint in Saud s life Pace is my home and family There is no place like home That s how I would describe my time at Pace Tais Laureano a student from Brazil chose to do an LLM at Pace University School of Law because a graduate degree is greatly valued in her home country Tais decided to attend Pace because the school is well known in Rio de Janeiro her hometown and it is one of the best environmental law schools in the United States Along with the great location near New York City Tais appreciated the great professors and classes offered specifically the UN Diplomacy Practicum Tais notes that Pace has helped her to improve her resume so that she can pursue better job opportunities She describes her experience at Pace as Really good The professors are amazing you can tell they know a lot and the classes are very interesting The best part about studying at Pace for Tais has been the UN Diplomacy Practicum I never thought I could work at the UN she said Christopher Nahas was drawn to Pace for his LLM degree because he wanted to change career directions and had a longstanding interest in environmental law He chose Pace because it is one of the top programs in the country for Environmental Law Other factors in Chris s decision included the UN Diplomacy Practicum the large variety of courses and activities offered and the very helpful and friendly staff While here

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  • The Center for Career and Professional Development | Pace Law School
    Directory Give to Pace Law School Web Mail Pace University Search form Search Career Development You are here Home The Center for Career and Professional Development Making Connections Pace Law School s Center for Career and Professional Development and Public Interest Law Center jointly the Center assist Pace Law J D and LL M students and alumni with a diverse range of needs from securing funding opportunities for internships and exploring career goals and opportunities to developing resume writing and interviewing skills We also work directly with employers looking to connect with motivated qualified Pace students and graduates Our career counselors are all experienced lawyers with broad expertise and are eager to provide you with individualized services and expert advice Please use the links on the left hand navigation bar to explore the wealth of information and services the Center has to offer you Feel free to contact any member of our talented staff by phone or email Or you can stop by any time for counseling and advice to use our computers or just to say hi Make the Center for Career and Professional Development an integral part of your law school life Center for Career and Professional Development

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