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alero

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I'm interested in taking the Georgia bar exam but not sure
if having an LLM from the U.S will qualify? Any ideas / answers
would be greatly appreciated.

Kropotkin

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Re: Will a UK law degree + U.S LLM qualify me to take the GA bar exam?
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2007, 03:06:56 PM »
I can't give you a definitive answer as to Georgia, but in Arizona where the requirement to sit the bar is for a law degree from an ABA accredited law school, the answer is yes. My wife had a UK law degree, and then studied for an LLM for that very reason. In the end, the law school gave her a year's credit for her UK degree, and credited the work she did towards her LLM as another year, so she was able to get a JD with just one more year of study (she was not allowed to get the LLM as well though!) She figured this was a better option, as competing against JDs with just an LLM can be a tough proposition.

Ronald Hyatt

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Re: Will a UK law degree + U.S LLM qualify me to take the GA bar exam?
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2007, 03:12:13 PM »
something tells me that the OP has figured something out in the intervening TWO YEARS since
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