St. John’s School of Law is proud to offer a range of graduate
programs for American and foreign-trained attorneys:
Bankruptcy The nation's only masters in bankruptcy program, the
LL.M. in Bankruptcy program at St. John’s School of Law accepts
about a dozen highly motivated students a year. Our intensive and
comprehensive curriculum includes more than two-dozen specialized
bankruptcy courses taught by a world-class faculty of leading
professors, judges and practitioners. Our graduates are successful
and are employed by leading firms and courts.
International and Comparative Sports Law A joint degree program
offered with the Madrid-based Instituto Superior de Derecho y
Economia (ISDE), this unique LL.M. program is designed
specifically for lawyers with a passion for sport and a strong
desire to practice in this challenging and dynamic area of the law.
Open to American and foreign law graduates, the program comprises
one semester of intense and focused academics, followed by a
semester of practice placement with sports law firms, agencies,
regulatory bodies, leagues or teams.
Transnational Legal Practice Designed for both American and
foreign-trained attorneys seeking advanced training for
transnational practice, this LL.M. program offers tracks in public
international legal practice, cross-border transactions and
transnational dispute resolution. Students may also design their
own course of study to meet their professional needs and personal
LL.M. in U.S.
Legal Studies This is a very focused LL.M. program designed
specifically to prepare foreign-trained lawyers with the training
and skills necessary to qualify for and pass the New York Bar
Examination. For foreign-trained lawyers wishing to practice
in New York permanently or to enter transnational practice in their
home jurisdiction, admission to the New York Bar is
essential. While some law schools use qualification to sit
the New York Bar as a marketing hook for their generic LL.M.
programs, St. John’s objective is specifically to assist you in
every way possible in your goal of gaining admission to the New
For more information on the LL.M. programs at St. John's School
of Law, please contact