This major is a program that prepares lawyers educated outside the United States to understand U. S. or Canadian law and jurisprudence.
Search for schools that offer Programs for Foreign Lawyers Major (use the com | CollegeFinder, and enter "programs for foreign” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Programs for Foreign Lawyers Major?
As an attorney from a country other than the U.S. the Paralegal Program is an option. As well, there are post-graduate programs in law for lawyers who have completed their first law degree in another country.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Programs for Foreign Lawyers Major
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- International Lawyers Association
- American Bar Association
- National Association of Legal Assistants
- National Association of Legal Investigators
- National Court Reporters Association
Publications/Magazines in Programs for Foreign Lawyers