As an Employee Benefits candidate at The John Marshall Law School, our transactional approach to employee benefits law will ensure that you develop the skills necessary to successfully practice in this area of law.
Our curriculum reflects the tax, labor, and employment aspects of employee benefits plans, as well as the interplay of these rules on the administration and maintenance of such plans. Courses are taught by knowledgeable employee benefits practitioners, as well as current and former members of the IRS's Office of Chief Counsel. A mentoring program between our candidates and regional practitioners, designed specifically to make the transition from academia to legal practice smooth and productive, provides exposure to a variety of practices and specialties within employee benefits law before graduation.
Degree candidates can also earn our LLM in Employee Benefits entirely online through John Marshall's eDegrees distance education.
Our program attracts recent law graduates and practicing attorneys who desire a better understanding of employee benefits. To accommodate the diverse needs and experiences of degree candidates, the program may be pursued full-time and completed over two semesters or completed part-time in less than five years. Classes are held in the late afternoon and evenings, and on Saturdays. One-week accelerated courses are also offered during the academic year.
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- Employee Benefits Law
- Fundamentals I of Retirement Plan Issues
- Survey of Executive Compensation Plans
- Survey of Welfare Plan Issues
- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Completed JD Application
- Application Fee: The application fee has been waived.
- International Supplement Form
- Official TOEFL or IELTS Test Scores
- Official Transcripts
- Letter of Recommendation (academic/professional reference in English)
- Personal Statement
- Updated Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Photocopy of valid, biographical passport page
International1500 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1500 USD per credit during 12 months.
National1500 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1500 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State1200 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 12 months.
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