The Duke Law LLM Experience
Tobias Wetlitzky LLM '20
Tobias Wetlitzky LLM '20, of Germany, talks about Duke Law's International LLM program.
Ninety-six accomplished attorneys from 39 countries began their LLM studies at Duke Law School on Aug.
- Supervised by Director and Senior Lecturing Fellow Bryan McGann, students in the Start-Up Ventures Clinic help aspiring entrepreneurs with a variety of legal matters, such as creating new entities, drafting employee contracts and nondisclosure agreements, and protecting intellectual property.
- Eighty-eight lawyers from 35 countries are now immersed in courses relating to the U.S. legal system and specialized areas of law as they pursue their LLM degrees at Duke Law.
- While studying in China, Rae Zou participated in one of Duke Law’s summer institutes and due to the professionalism and kindness of faculty and students, chose to join the Duke Law community in pursing an LLM.
- Colombe Cahen-Salvador, a member of the LLM class of 2016, has been named Duke Law School’s inaugural International Law and Human Rights Fellow.
Ninety-nine lawyers from 37 countries, including Duke Law’s first students from Bulgaria and Madagascar, began their LLM studies in August, and are now immersed in courses relating to the U.S.
Young Ri Lee came to Duke Law from Seoul, South Korea for the finance-related curriculum and to become more competitive in the finance industry.
Wambui, an LLM candidate from Kenya, chose Duke Law because of its international acclaim and reputation for having some of the best law professors in the United States.
- Ninety-five lawyers from 41 countries began Duke Law’s LLM program, embarking on yearlong studies designed for internationally-trained lawyers interested in learning about the U.S. legal system and taking advanced courses in specialized areas of the law.
The Duke Law LLM class of 2016 includes lawyers from across the globe whose professional experience and interests span the legal spectrum.