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

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

April 2016 Board Report (PDF)
February 2016 Board Report (PDF)
November 2015 Board Report (PDF)
July 2015 Board Report (PDF)


Work Groups:

Annual Education Conference/Bulletin Article Planning
Brainstorm with Section membership to develop ideas and identify speakers for the 2016 Annual Education Conference and topics for NALP Bulletin articles. Assist members through the completion of the RFP processes for both.

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. 


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

April 2015 Board Report (PDF)

February 2015 Board Report (PDF)

November 2014 Board Report (PDF)

July 2014 Board Report (PDF)

Work Groups:

Annual Education Conference/Bulletin Article Planning
Brainstorm with Section membership to develop ideas and identify speakers for the 2015 Annual Education and topics for NALP Bulletin articles. Assist members through the completion of the RFP processes for both. Vice Chair: TBD.

International Career Twitter Feed
Continue Twitter feed that informs NALP members and the community at large about careers overseas. Vice Chairs: Kandice Thorn, Fordham Law School and Elizabeth DiGiovanni, Stanford Law School.

NY Pro Bono Requirement
Consider how best to provide advice to schools about implementing programming and resources for LLM students to fulfill the New York Bar’s 50-hour Pro Bono Requirement. Consider creating a best practices guide, webinar, or other resource to support section members. Monitor developments of similar pro bono requirements in other states. Vice Chair: TBD.


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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