International and Advanced Degree Advising and Recruiting Section

The International and Advanced Degree Advising and Recruiting section is for NALP career services members who advise domestic and international LL.M. degree candidates and for NALP legal employer members who hire graduates with LL.M. degrees.  The Section is also for NALP members who advise JD degree candidates and alumni regarding international opportunities and NALP legal employer members who are involved in JD international recruiting and the evaluation of international experience for both international and domestic positions.

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2018-19 Section Chair: Sarah Hall, USC Gould School of Law, shall@law.usc.edu

July 2018 Board Report (PDF)
November 2018 Board Report (PDF)


Work Groups:

Annual Education Conference /Bulletin Article and Webinar Planning
Brainstorm with Section membership to develop ideas and identify speakers for the 2019 Annual Education Conference and topics for Bulletin articles. Assist members through the completion of the RFP processes for both. Consider the production of educational webinars throughout the year. Explore interest in articles about employer background checks and permissible interview questions as well as an update to the prior LLM Advising 101 materials.

Bar Exam Issues
Carefully monitor and communicate to Section announcements from various states regarding licensure related issues for international students.

Legislative Monitoring
Monitor federal legislation and regulation affecting immigration including DACA and relevant student and lawyer visas including H1B and F1.



2017-18 Section Chair: Caroline Springer, Georgetown University Law Center, cts26@law.georgetown.edu

April 2018 Board Report (PDF)
February 2018 Board Report (PDF)
November 2017 Board Report (PDF)
July 2017 Board Report (PDF)


Work Groups:

Annual Education Conference/Bulletin Article Planning
Brainstorm with Section membership to develop ideas and identify speakers for the 2017 Annual Education Conference and topics for NALP Bulletin articles. Assist members through the completion of the RFP processes for both. Explore interest in articles about employer background checks and permissible interview questions as well as an update to the prior LLM Advising 101 materials.

Bar Exam Issues
Carefully monitor and communicate to Section announcements from the New York Board of Bar Examiners and other states regarding licensure related issues for international students.


2016-17 Section Chair: Caroline Springer, Georgetown University Law Center, cts26@law.georgetown.edu

April 2017 Board Report (PDF)
February 2017 Board Report (PDF)
November 2016 Board Report (PDF)
July 2016 Board Report (PDF)


Work Groups:

Annual Education Conference/Bulletin Article Planning
Brainstorm with Section membership to develop ideas and identify speakers for the 2017 Annual Education Conference and topics for NALP Bulletin articles. Assist members through the completion of the RFP processes for both. Explore interest in articles about employer background checks and permissible interview questions as well as an update to the prior LLM Advising 101 materials.

Bar Exam Issues
Carefully monitor and communicate to Section announcements from the New York Board of Bar Examiners and other states regarding licensure related issues for international students.


2015-16 Section Chair: Sara Marshall, Boston University School of Law, smarshal@bu.edu


2014-15 Section Chair: Clara Solomon, New York University School of Law, clara.solomon@nyu.edu


2013-14 Section Chair: Clara Solomon, New York University School of Law


2012-2013 Section Chair: Kandice Thorn, Fordham University Law School


2011-2012 Section Chair: Tibby Fogarty Cail, Boston University School of Law


2010-2011 Section Chair: Clara Solomon, NYU School of Law


2009-2010 Section Chair: Elise Kraemer, University of Pennsylvania Law School


2008-09 Section Chair: Elise Kraemer, University of Pennsylvania Law School

2007-08 Section Chair: Jessica Richman, The George Washington University Law School

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