LLM Program

Law Is Global. So Is Our Reach.

Boston College Law School’s LLM program combines rigorous education by renowned faculty at a top US university with individualized attention in a friendly and supportive environment. Through personalized guidance and mentoring, our LLM program provides the critical comprehensive skills needed to succeed as a lawyer and as a leader: gaining and applying knowledge in a global information age, innovating within a modern and global economy, and communicating effectively across cultures.

Our students work with international scholars and experts to better understand the latest international business practices, rules of law, and global developments.

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China Fosun Group's executive director Andrew Liu '14 explains the value of a BC Law LLM degree.
 

Our LLM program is designed to immerse participants in the United States legal system, and help prepare them for the challenges of the legal profession in an increasingly global legal community.
Susan Simone Kang, Director, Graduate Legal Education & International Programs

LLM Voices

Our LLM community is diverse—in backgrounds, interests, and experiences. Discover what BC Law LLM students and alumni are like, where they work, and what they do, on campus and beyond.

BC Law: Impact
365 of 1L: Internal Monologue of My First Cold Call  Link to article
I was never really worried about getting cold called. For one thing, my name, appearance, and general vibe are so monumentally uninteresting that I knew I’d be functionally an...
November 18, 2019
Dan Riley
Bar Review: Frolic or Detour  Link to article
There is a legal doctrine from tort law, delightfully called “frolic and detour.” Frolic and detour sets certain limits to when an employer can be held liable for an employee’...
November 14, 2019
ianramseynorth
365 of 1L: A Word On Mentors  Link to article
This year, we are taking you through the biggest moments of the 1L year. The ups, the downs, and everything in between, keep checking back for the inside scoop on important ev...
November 14, 2019
Devon Sanders