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  • LL.M. Program for Foreign Lawyers | SLU LAW
    regularly named one of the region s top employers What the Saint Louis Area Offers The St Louis area is known for its wealth of cultural and recreational attractions and reasonable cost of living Expertise SLU LAW offers a comprehensive curriculum with significant coursework opportunities in international and comparative law health law employment law business commercial and tax law criminal litigation civil litigation urban development land use and environmental law and intellectual property Faculty Interaction Each LL M student is partnered with a faculty member who provides guidance on class selection and professional goals Students also receive intensive academic advising writing support services assistance in locating housing and acclimating to SLU LAW Curriculum and Requirements LL M students complete 24 credit hours of coursework over two semesters generally in the Fall and Spring with the opportunity to continue through the following summer to complete a thesis Each year the fall semester begins in August and ends in December the spring semester starts in early January and ends in May Students choose from the full range of courses and seminars offered at SLU LAW Students may select up to 3 credit hours of courses from Saint Louis University s Cook School of Business School of Public Health or 44 other graduate programs LL M students are required to complete a 3 credit hour course in legal research and writing and a foundation course in a common law subject such as contracts torts or property Additionally LL M students take at least 2 credit hours for which they produce a written work such as a seminar paper or a directed research paper LL M students may elect to write an LL M thesis for 6 credit hours No more than 8 of the 24 credit hours may consist of an LL M thesis seminars or research papers Who May Apply to this Program Foreign Law Degrees If you have completed a first degree in law from a university or law school outside of the United States that qualifies you for bar admission in your home country you may apply to this program Scholarships and Costs Tuition Remission SLU LAW awards partial tuition remission to a select group of admitted LL M applicants Applicants who wish to be considered for the partial tuition remission award should apply to the LL M Program and complete the scholarship portion of the application We recommend that applicants for the 2015 2016 academic year apply by December 16 2015 the early registration deadline Our final application deadline is March 11 2016 How to Apply for the LL M in American Law for Foreign Lawyers Step 1 Download a printable application form Step 2 Complete the application form and submit it along with all supporting documents via mail to the address below When you submit your application please mail the following supporting documents An official diploma from each post secondary school you have graduated from including English translations Academic transcripts and diplomas must be translated into English by

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  • LL.M. in Health Law | SLU LAW
    Planet Sub Papa John s Mississippi Mud Coffee Medina Flamingo Bowl Drunken Fish Caruso s Deli Bella s Frozen Yogurt Cafe Smoothie King Home Centers Center for Health Law Studies Academic Programs LL M in Health Law LL M in Health Law The Center for Health Law Studies established its LL M in Health Law more than 20 years ago The Center remains one of the nation s premier health law program more than 30 years after its inception Students in the LL M program have access to our top tier faculty leading scholars practitioners and employers and access to our network of more than 1 150 health law alumni across the country This LL M in Health Law is an advanced degree designed to serve two types of lawyers those seeking an in depth introduction to the practice of health law and those who are currently practicing and wish to increase their exposure to new developments in health law This highly selective program allows each student individual attention and close faculty supervision LL M students are encouraged to complete scholarly writing attend the health law colloquia and participate in directed research projects Students may choose from a range of foundational and specialized health law and policy courses and learn from faculty with more than 177 years of collective health law teaching experience LL M students are also offered externship opportunities including the Health Law Semester in Washington D C Requirements for the LL M in Health Law include 24 credits of law courses master s thesis of publishable quality up to six credits of directed research up to six credits in academic disciplines outside the law school Our LL M graduates work across the country where the Center s reputation is highly regarded The LL M in Health Law

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  • Part-Time Program | SLU LAW
    over more time 91 credit hours including 30 hours of first year core curriculum four upper division course requirements and elective credits Part time students must take between 8 minimum and 11 maximum credits each fall spring semester a student taking 12 credits or more will be considered a full time student Part time students must complete 91 credits in 5 years or less Students who take summer classes typically receive their J D in 4 years Tracks Part Time Evening Part Time Day 11 hours Part Time Day 8 hours Part Time Evening Curriculum Planning Students admitted to the part time program generally complete their 91 credit hours to earn their law degree in four to five years and take between 8 and 11 credit hours each fall and spring semester Students may also decide to take credit hours during the summer semesters Classes in the part time evening program are scheduled Monday through Thursday between 6 p m and 10 p m with an occasional elective scheduled to start as early as 4 00 p m or on Saturdays After the first year students may elect to take some courses during the day subject to seat availability Students in the part time program complete their required first year core curriculum in two years by taking courses scheduled in the evening as follows Year One Fall 9 hours Contracts I 2 hours Legal Research and Writing II 3 hours Torts 4 hours Year One Spring 9 hours Contracts II 3 hours Legal Research and Writing I 3 hours Criminal Law 3 hours Year Two Fall 9 hours Property 4 hours Constitutional Law I 3 hours Civil Procedure I 2 hours Year Two Spring up to 11 hours Civil Procedure II 3 hours Legal Profession 3 hours Electives up to

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  • Two-Year J.D. for Foreign Lawyers | SLU LAW
    opportunities at SLU LAW They have access to the faculty advising library research academic support bar preparation and career development services offered at the School of Law In addition to earning a credential that may enhance the candidate s home country practice a Two Year J D candidate may sit for the bar in any U S state after successful completion of the program Additional eligibility requirements must be satisfied in all states Further information about preparing to take a U S state bar exam can be found at law slu edu barprep Requirements for Program Admission To be eligible for admission applicants must satisfy the following requirements Hold a first degree in law from a university or law school outside of the United States that qualifies the applicant for bar admission in the home country Have outstanding academic credentials and demonstrated excellence in professional career activities Complete an application for admission to the J D program and submit all supporting documentation required in such application including official transcripts and diplomas two letters of recommendation professional resume and personal statement Submit an official LSAT score reported within the past three years that demonstrates the potential to succeed in the program If the language of instruction in the applicant s first law degree program was other than English demonstrate a high level of spoken and written English proficiency by submitting an official TOEFL report with a score of 100 or above or an official IELTS report with a score of 7 5 or above Note that SLU LAW requires the use of the LSAC Credential Assembly Service including International Credential Evaluation in submitting an application for admission to the Two Year J D for Foreign Lawyers SLU LAW requires that all documentation be submitted in English or with an English translation Curriculum and Degree Requirements Applicants who are admitted to the program will be granted advanced standing and may be permitted to transfer up to 30 hours of academic credit earned at their first law degree granting university or law school In order to earn the Two Year J D degree students must complete at least 61 credit hours while in residence at SLU LAW Year One Two Year J D students earn 30 credit hours by completing the same core curriculum courses as first year students enrolled in the traditional three year J D program Those courses consist of Contracts Torts Civil Procedure Property Constitutional Law I and Legal Research and Writing Year Two Two Year J D students earn at least 31 additional credits through a combination of required courses and electives Required courses consist of a course in professional ethics a seminar a perspectives on law course and a professional skills course Electives may be chosen from any upper division course or seminar offered at SLU LAW Students planning to sit for a bar exam in the U S upon completion of the Two Year J D are strongly advised to enroll in the following recommended courses for

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  • Meet The Dean | SLU LAW
    plan to take SLU LAW to new heights in an interview he gave for Saint Louis Brief shortly after taking the reins of the Dean s Office Dean Wolff In Brief Undergrad Dartmouth College 67 Law school University of Minnesota Law School 70 Accolades Honors 2013 Influential Lawyer of the Year Missouri Lawyers Weekly 2013 Spurgeon Smithson Award Missouri Bar Foundation 2007 Lawyer of the Year Missouri Lawyers Weekly 2007 Theodore McMillian Judicial Excellence Award Missouri Bar 2007 James C Kirkpatrick Award Northwest Missouri Press Association 2007 Distinguished Non Alumnus Award University of Missouri School of Law 2006 Joseph E Stevens Aspire to Excellence Award Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association 2006 President s Award Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges 2004 Clarence Darrow Award Saint Louis University School of Law Public Interest Law Group Why did you want to become a lawyer When I was a senior in college I decided to apply to law school as an option to becoming a newspaper reporter my other choice I was accepted to the University of Minnesota Law School in my home state and I got a job first as a copy editor and later as a reporter for The Minneapolis Star the newspaper now known as the Star Tribune I was not sure that I wanted to be a lawyer but I also was unsure about whether in the long run I wanted to be a journalist I did not know any lawyers well Law school was my introduction to lawyers but I did not work at any legal jobs during school because I was a newspaper reporter My real attraction to law was the influence that lawyers have on public policy and the opportunity to do social justice It was during my clerkship in federal court the year following law school that I really was motivated to become a lawyer I went into legal services first in St Paul Minnesota then in Denver when my wife was a resident in pediatrics and finally to South Dakota where she was a physician in the Indian Health Service and I was a lawyer and executive director of Black Hills Legal Services in Rapid City How did you get to St Louis What made you stick around When we were in Rapid City my wife wanted to complete a pediatrics residency and my job was to find a job in a city that had a pediatrics residency Fortunately I was hired to teach at Saint Louis University School of Law and shortly thereafter there was an opening after the start of the academic year for a second year resident at Children s Hospital in St Louis When we came here our first child was a little over one year old and our second son was born two years later Children home ownership schools and all of that are what make you stick around What really makes you stick around is that St Louis is a wonderful place to live and to

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  • SLU LAW Class Profile | SLU LAW
    Visit Overview and Stats Contact Us Alumni Alumni Events Saint Louis Brief Magazine Support the School Update My Informaton Contact Us Career Services For Students For Employers For Alumni Symplicity Contact Us Communications Make an Announcement Design Request Web Update Request Style Guide Logo Downloads Press Releases Information Technology Services Legal Clinics Student Services Financial Services Student Organizations Disability Services Multicultural Affairs and Outreach Contact Us Vincent C Immel Law Library FACULTY STAFF Faculty Adjunct Faculty Emeritus Faculty Full time Faculty Library Faculty Staff Faculty and Staff Resources STUDENTS Current Students Prospective Students Student Organizations Student Life SLU Zone Planet Sub Papa John s Mississippi Mud Coffee Medina Flamingo Bowl Drunken Fish Caruso s Deli Bella s Frozen Yogurt Cafe Smoothie King Home About Us SLU LAW Profile SLU LAW Class Profile Fall 2015 Incoming Class Profile Number of applicants 726 Offers of admission 478 Enrolled students 170 Full time students 145 Part time students 25 75th to 25th percentile of LSAT score 158 152 Median LSAT score 155 75th to 25th percentile of G P A 3 66 3 17 Median G P A 3 44 Gender Distribution Female 48 2 Male 51 8 Composition of Class Minority Enrollment

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  • Scott Hall | SLU LAW
    layout of the building along with thoughtful design elements will allow for improved collaboration within the law school community Decisions on the building were driven by the needs of students and of our faculty of scholars and teachers From the lobby entryway to the newly created 12th floor that features a rooftop pavilion and courtyard the building is contemporary spacious and suitable for a multitude of learning and networking opportunities The interior spaces are adaptable to small group study and meeting sessions diverse classroom arrangements large events and professional skills competitions In January 2012 SLU President Father Lawrence Biondi S J announced plans to move the School of Law to a larger free standing facility two and a half miles from the law school s existing location on the main University campus The building is located next door to the Civil Courts a block away from the criminal courts and City Hall and three blocks away from the Thomas F Eagleton U S Courthouse home of U S Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and the Eastern District of Missouri the U S Attorney s Office and within easy walking distance from numerous law firms and government agencies This proximity allows our faculty and students to spend more time with the practicing bar and judges not just at the courthouse or attorneys offices but in the law school itself It is in our new building where the legal community will have easier accessibility to teach mentor and work with our students to improve the profession and provide access to justice through our clinics The University retained the services of The Lawrence Group a nationally known St Louis architectural firm that has designed a number of buildings and renovations for Saint Louis University and Clayco Construction to lead the renovation efforts The project involved demolition and redesign of the entire interior of the building and the addition of a 12th floor It was completed in July 2013 in time to welcome students for the beginning of the 2013 14 academic year The law school building includes Dedicated faculty workshop space with presentation technology and flexible layout with seating to accommodate a small group or a group of up to 85 Improved increased and more variable student study and collaboration areas Dedicated space for faculty and staff collaboration Improved and expanded clinical space Improved and enhanced event and continuing legal education programs Classrooms designed to meet the evolving models of legal education Six 40 person completely flexible classrooms Four 80 person classrooms Two 112 person classrooms One courtroom with capacity for over 200 people Dedicated jury and negotiations rooms Four seminar rooms 18 study rooms Two floor large reading room located in the library Accessible design throughout the building including features such as physical accessibility for individuals with mobility disabilities to assistive listening systems in three large classrooms In keeping with our continued focus on experiential education and the latest in technology relevant to practice there are a host of enhancements

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  • Student Profiles | SLU LAW
    s Mississippi Mud Coffee Medina Flamingo Bowl Drunken Fish Caruso s Deli Bella s Frozen Yogurt Cafe Smoothie King Home About Us Student Profiles Student Profiles Sara Robertson Hometown Springfield Illinois Undergraduate University of Missouri BA in Psychology minor in Spanish Activities Phi Alpha Delta Phi Delta Phi Women s Law Student Association SLU LAW Softball League Class of 2016 Alex Lindley Hometown St Louis MO Undergraduate University of Missouri Columbia B A Psychology Activities SLU LAW Softball Class of 2018 John LeRoy Hometown Hazelwood MO Undergraduate University of Missouri St Louis B A Political Science Activities OutLaws SBA Representative Class of 2016 Torrey Peterson Hometown St George KS Undergraduate Kansas State University B A Political Science with minors in Communication Studies and Leadership Studies Activities Competitive Trial Team Member Student Bar Association Vice President of Administration and Elected 1L Representative McMillian Scholars Program Women Law Students Association Health Law Association American Inns of Court Theodore McMillian Chapter Class of 2017 Tyler Dinkelaker Hometown Cincinnati OH Undergraduate St Louis College of Pharmacy Pharm D Activities Health Law Association Journal of Health Law Policy SBA SGA in the past Class of 2016 Anne Blake Hometown St Peters Missouri Undergraduate University of Missouri BA in Psychology Activities Vice President of Finance Student Bar Association President Family Law Association Publicist Law Students for Reproductive Justice SLU LAW Ambassador Women Law Student s Association Employment Law Association McMillian Scholars Class of 2016 Darnell Cage Hometown St Louis Undergraduate University of Missouri BS in Mechanical Engineering Activities McMillian Scholars Program Black Law Students Association Class of 2016 Sheree Davis Hometown East St Louis Illinois Undergraduate McKendree University Lebanon Ill BS Sociology Saint Louis University Masters in Sociology Criminology Activities President Black Law Students Association BLSA McMillian Scholars Class of 2016 Sury Garcia Sanchez Hometown Born

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