Welcome to Graduate Legal Studies at Georgetown Law, where students have an unparalleled opportunity to broaden and deepen their understanding of law through advanced study. Our extraordinary faculty combines leading scholars with sophisticated practitioners, nationally important judges, and key government officials. In this environment, American and international lawyers gather to challenge themselves to reach the next level of legal education through LL.M., S.J.D., and certificate programs.
All together, Georgetown offers more than 350 classes and seminars - including 140 classes and 90 seminars specifically for graduate students.
Graduate Programs - New and Noteworthy
Another busy year for
During the 2014-2015 academic year, 112 Georgetown LL.M. students participated in externships, just one short of the all-time high of 113 in 2011-2012. Georgetown offers 132 pre-approved externship placements for LL.M. students; students may also secure their own placements.
Georgetown Law ranked #8 in the U.S.
QS University Rankings, an international leader in higher education rankings, lists Georgetown as 8th among law schools in the United States and 24th in the world.
Tax Scholars Join Georgetown Law Faculty
Georgetown University Law Center is pleased to announce that tax scholars Lilian V. Faulhaber and Brian Galle, LL.M. '06, will be joining the Law Center faculty in Fall 2015.