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prospects of an Indian LLB degree in the US

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7 years 5 months ago #1 by Guest_va
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Hi,

I have a friend who has completed LLB from India (has few years for work experience in India as well) and is thinking of his prospects in the US in terms of getting a higher education and/or job.

Is his LLB degree valid in the US? What would he need to do to pursue a career in the US.

Thanks for your advise,

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6 years 11 months ago #2 by guest
guest replied the topic: Re:prospects of an Indian LLB degree in the US
hey even I have the same query
can someone please revert back with the answer
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6 years 11 months ago #3 by nishant
nishant replied the topic: Re:prospects of an Indian LLB degree in the US
In the USA; there is no LL.B. They only have a JD degree which is the only professional law degree. You do JD after 4 years of College. that is 4 years of Bachelors degree. SO that it goes

BA + JD + Bar Exam .
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6 years 11 months ago #4 by Legal Dodo
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Depending upon which college you studied in, the New York Bar may recognize your LLB, making you eligible to write the NY Bar exam. Clearing the NY Bar exam will entitle you to practice law in New York.

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6 years 11 months ago #5 by fresher
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is the degree from national law school like nls, nalsar recognised in us
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6 years 11 months ago #6 by Legal Dodo
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A degree from NLS or NALSAR entitles you to write the New York State Bar exam. Additionally, all US universities recognize the 5 year degree from NLS or NALSAR for admission to LLM.

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6 years 10 months ago #7 by aspirant
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hmmm,just wanted to get a clarification that does the NYU BAR authorities only recognise llb degrees of select univ.'s(NLS or NALSAR) or do they accept all llb degrees as equivalent..
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6 years 10 months ago #8 by Legal Dodo
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The certainly do not accept all LLBs. The best way to find out is to go to the NY Bar site, as certain the administrator's contact details and send him an e-mail seeking clarification whether the Univ. you graduated from is recognized by them or not. All the best.

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6 years 10 months ago #9 by am good
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Hi,

can anybody tell me which all Indian law universities are recognized by US and UK universities...Is the new Karnataka law university recognized by them....really worried..please help...
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6 years 10 months ago #10 by Am good
Am good replied the topic: Re:prospects of an Indian LLB degree in the US
I have really good academic results(one of the topper) and aiming at the IVY LEAGUES(US n UK) for further studies..I dont belong to the NLUs. Are only the NLUs recognised by them...guys help me out...
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6 years 10 months ago #11 by Am good
Am good replied the topic: Re:prospects of an Indian LLB degree in the US
COME ON...IS THERE ANYONE TO ANSWER MY QUESTION....???
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5 years 11 months ago #12 by Anonymous
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i waned to knw hethr the 3 yr llb frm faculy of law DU is lid in US
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4 years 11 months ago #13 by ~AK~
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so, If my law school degree is recognized in UK or US, What do we have to do??

Go for NY Bar Exam or get the JD degree?? tell please :)

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3 years 11 months ago #14 by Anonymous
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sir/madam

please if your have any information about the LLB degree from IP university regular course of 5 year is it valid in the USA

kindly reply on

regards
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1 year 10 months ago #15 by Vitaan
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I wanted to know if an Indian LLB degree is valid to work in US legal corporate firms(like the Luthra firms in India)?

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