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  • Locations: Philadelphia, United States; Santiago, Chile
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Non-Temple Law applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 05/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Level: LLM (non-degree) Language Requirement: English
Maximum Credits: 2 Region: North America
Duration: Intersession Open to non-Temple students: Yes
On-site Orientation: Yes Degree Program: No
Program Description:

The Pre-LL.M. is a 192-hour certificate program, taught jointly by the Academia de Litigación (Santiago, Chile) and Temple University School of Law (Philadelphia, PA USA).

The program will enable students to improve their trial advocacy skills and become strong advocates. Course content will include evidence and criminal procedure law, experiential education, as well as courtroom strategy. Through this collaboration, students will learn US law and strategy, and how it can be applied in their home countries. 

Students will be eligible to earn two credits toward Temple's LLM in Trial Advocacy or LLM for Foreign-Trained Lawyers if they wish to continue their studies.

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES:
Students must have a law degree, law license, and suitable command of the English language.

MODALITY:
The program includes 176 hours of online classes, taught jointly by the Academia de Litigación and Temple University School of Law. At the end of the program, there will be a one-week live intensive, practical workshop (a "bootcamp") at Temple's campus in Philadelphia.

ONLINE CLASSES (Taught by the Academia de Litigación): March through July
IN-PERSON CLASSES (Taught at Temple University Law School, Philadelphia, PA USA): August