A Message from Our Director


Jennifer Stevenson, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Director, LL.M. Program, & Professor of the Practice


Thank you for your interest in William & Mary Law School's LL.M. degree in American Legal Studies.  Our LL.M. program combines a rigorous academic and professional legal education at the nation's oldest law school with individualized attention in a collegial environment. Through small class sizes, faculty mentoring, and practical legal training, our LL.M. program helps students hone the critical analytic skills needed to succeed as a lawyer in a globalized legal market. LL.M. students take classes with and study beside their J.D. counterparts, allowing them to understand U.S. law and legal practice while developing their cross-cultural communication skills. Students choose an individualized course of study, where they may focus on Business & Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law, or prepare for the New York Bar Examination or other state bar examinations. Regardless of one's goals, a William & Mary LL.M. degree will greatly enhance a student's legal knowledge and career competitiveness in the twenty-first century.

 We hope you will consider joining this special community at William & Mary Law School.

Contact our LL.M. Admissions Office for more information at llmadm@wm.edu.