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Beyond Non-JD

A blog focused on an important and growing part of US law school operations

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LEALS Goes Online: Reflections from Teaching for ECUPL and NWUPL in 2022-23

When I was planning my one year vacation, I was thinking much more about travel than teaching. But having had such great experiences working with East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) (2016 and 2018) and Northwest University of Political Science and Law (NWUPL) (2017 and 2018) while based in China, both decisions…

Ignoring the Odds and Still Being Successful

Over the last month, I’ve focused on the connection between LL.M. programs and securing post-LL.M. employment in the United States. As I’ve said multiple times, the LL.M. degree is not a guarantee of a job in the United States. Advice in this series helps with maximizing opportunities and putting yourself in the strongest position to…

The Tax LL.M. Plan for Maximizing Job Outcomes

I recommend reading my recent blog post “Why I’m #TeamTaxLLM” to get a better sense of why I like these programs for foreign-educated lawyers. One of the main reasons: very strong job outcomes for foreign-educated lawyers (at least in my experience!). I wrote: Job Search. My next National Jurist piece (due out in April!) is…

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