LL.M. Programs

Train for success in the U.S. and beyond at Miami Law. Guiding this superior learning is prominent faculty members and practicing attorneys. Upon graduation, all LL.M. students join a successful, global alumni network, remaining part of the Miami Law community. 

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Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law

Available only at The University of Miami School of Law, this combined graduate degree focuses on areas of law that in today’s world are expanding, converging, and at times, intersecting. Hands-on learning teaches skills of high value which can provide the tipping point for attorneys contending for competitive jobs.

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Estate Planning

The aging baby boomer generation has set the stage for the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history. This, combined with the complexity of income tax, wealth transfer tax, property laws, and the changing economy, has created a demand for attorneys with expertise in individual and estate planning.
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International Arbitration

International trade continues to turn increasingly towards international arbitration to resolve cross-border commercial and investment disputes. The White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program and its preeminent faculty help students open doors to the world of international arbitration.
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International Law

The understanding international law has become more necessary as the world has become more global and countries more interconnected. Legal rules that previously affected domestic matters are now often subject to the laws of numerous jurisdictions.
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Maritime Law

Surrounded by water, Miami offers a unique opportunity to study Maritime Law. The city hosts the largest single-ship cruise terminal and all the major companies’ principal place of business are located minutes from the Port of Miami - the top cargo gateway of the Americas.
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Real Estate/Property Development

Widely regarded as the nation's best and ranked by LL.M. Guide in 2021 as a Top 10 Real Estate Program, this LL.M. is for the law graduate or attorney who wants to acquire or expand expertise in planning, structuring, and financing real estate projects, either as a practitioner, owner, or developer.
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Tax Law

Tax issues are inescapable, increasingly complex, and constantly changing. This LL.M., which had 100% employment in 2020 and 2021, draws upon Miami's unique location – the pivot point between the Americas and Europe – to bring the region's diverse perspectives and career-building opportunities to students.
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Taxation of Cross-Border Investment

This degree program, tailored for non-U.S. lawyers, is ideal for students who expect international tax law to play an important role in their professional careers, have a solid foundation in their own domestic tax system, and have enough experience to bring their own questions to the program.

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U.S. & Transnational Law for Foreign-Trained Lawyers

This is Miami Law’s general LL.M. for Foreign-Trained Lawyers. The highly flexible program permits attorneys from all over the world to choose courses in their area of interest from the whole law school curriculum and create a course of study according to their professional goals.

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Joint Degree Options

Intensive Legal English + LL.M.
This three-semester program is designed for qualified law students who need to improve their English proficiency before they immerse themselves into their LL.M. program of study. 

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J.D. + LL.M.
You can enhance your legal career with advanced training.

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LL.M. + S.J.D.
Enrolled LL.M. students may be eligible to apply to the Doctor of Juricial Science (S.J.D.) during their first semester. If admitted, students may be able to reduce by one semester the duration of their S.J.D.

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