The School of Law at the University at Buffalo, is one of only a few law schools located on an international border. We offer a myriad of cross-border learning opportunities, including a cross-border legal studies concentration. The Advanced Standing two-year JD for internationally trained lawyers is intended for students who already hold a law degree from a jurisdiction outside the United States, would like to earn a Juris Doctor degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law, and wants to take the New York State Bar.
Need to have already completed a first degree in law, such as an LLB, a Licenciado, etc.
This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).
Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.