For ambitious and dedicated European LL.M. candidates, law students, and legal professionals.
When and where will they take place?
October 26, 2017 | Zurich, Switzerland.
Who will you meet?
We expect a range of U.S law schools, law firms, law students, law clerks, postgraduates, doctoral candidates, young professionals and service providers.
Participation is free of charge for fair and conference attendees.
LEXPO is conducted in a trade-fair format, allowing one-on-one discussions between students and representatives from law schools, law firms and service providers. Meet them for attractive international LL.M. programs and opportunities to make advancements in your legal career!
In addition, a conference program with various speakers (law school representatives, LL.M. alumni and legal experts) addressing different topics, answering questions and holding discussions on the benefits of an LL.M. will be taking place.
LEXPO lunch provides a unique opportunity for you to meet representatives from Swiss law firms and law schools, service providers, alumni from American law schools, LL.M. candidates, law students and legal professionals as well as the Lawbility Team.
This year, in addition to the fairs, to conferences and space for networking, we also provide the possibility for candidates to meet law school representatives and law firms in one-on-one interviews.
At the conference various speakers will address different topics. At the networking reception you will get the opportunities to get in contact with representatives from US law schools, Swiss law firms, and distinguished partners and service providers.
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Networking reception with snacks and drinks
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. experts conference presentations (≈ 10 min. each)
Prof. Toni Jaeger-Fine, Assistant Dean, Fordham University School of Law
Making the most of your LL.M. experience
Prof. William Johnson, Dean and Professor, Saint Louis University School of Law
The value of international legal education in today’s transnational practice environment
Tiffany Parnell, Assistant Director of International Programs, UCLA School of Law
Narrowing down your choices for U.S. LL.M. programs: the goldilocks paradigm
Nicholas Kajimoto, Student Programs Advisor, USC Gould School of Law
Alumni perspective: assessing the career impact of earning an LL.M.
7:30 – 8:00 p.m. experts panel moderated by Jean-Luc Delli, CEO and Managing Director Lawbility Ltd.
Why getting an American LL.M. when the legal world gets more and more digitalized?
Getting an LL.M. under the president Donald Trump. Take it or leave it?
Do candidates learn life skills for their legal profession with a U.S. LL.M.?
Dorothy Mayer, Former Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, Georgetown
University Law Center
Prof. Allan Erbsen, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs,
University of Minnesota Law School
Carrianna Field, Director of Graduate and Exchange Programs,
University of Connecticut School of Law
Andre Odermatt, Attorney at law,
LL.M. (McGeorge School of Law) at HBM Kerdos AG
Did we catch your interest? Then register here for
LEXPO (Zurich) 2017
Lawbility is Switzerland’s leading provider of in-depth, practice-oriented Legal English seminars. Our experienced team of coaches consists of both lawyers trained and professionally versed in common law, as well as linguists. Our seminars feature training in professional legal language and numerous opportunities for participants to train and perfect their practice skills which they need to get ahead in an increasingly international legal practice. For those who plan to pursue an LL.M. in the United States our experienced coaches will help you find the winning edge you need to make your dream a reality.
Dr. Sarah Sammeck
For more than 40 years, the German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV) has been a leader in transatlantic legal exchange. Most of our 2,500 members have graduated with degrees from US law schools, and many attended our seminars before applying for their American legal education. Join us and a group of highly motivated prospective students for the upcoming annual Seminar and DAJV-LL.M. Fair in Cologne and find out how to finance your LL.M!
The one-on-one interviews on October 27,2017 for tuition waivers and scholarships are for DAJV-members only.
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