Baylor Law Announces Addition of Spring Start to its Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management Program

October 13, 2020

Baylor Law Announces Addition of Spring Start to its Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management Program


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In response to the demand from well-qualified applicants, Baylor Law is pleased to announce it will add a Spring cohort to its Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management. With a full Fall cohort now underway, the addition of an annual Spring cohort will allow more lawyers to join this elite network of candidates. The addition of the Spring cohort not only allows LL.M. candidates to start the program at a convenient time, it also adds flexibility regarding course load. By offering two cohorts each year, Baylor Law will now offer each course each trimester. All candidates now have the option to set their own pace of progress towards an LL.M. in Litigation Management degree that fits their life and work balance.

Designed for practicing attorneys who want to lead the field, the Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management is the only one in the country that takes a deep dive into cutting-edge legal technology, business principles, and sophisticated case management techniques to produce an innovative leader in litigation management. Whether the lawyer practices in-house, represents plaintiffs or represents defendants, attorneys in the program immediately start customizing the litigation management framework to fit the unique needs of their own firm or company and its litigation dockets. The degree program is specifically designed to accommodate the demanding schedules of busy attorneys. It allows candidates to use their own cases and objectives for many of their assignments. The program was created by trial lawyers for trial lawyers, drawing from the nation’s leading experts in various aspects of litigation management and legal tech.

“We’re addressing a key issue both for clients and for attorneys: how to manage complex and expensive litigation in a way that is both cost effective and goal oriented,” stated program coordinator Kyle Dreyer, who added, “graduates of the program leave with an agile sense of both the business and the strategy of litigation. Program demand was telling us that we needed to be more agile as well in how we offered the program.”

The program’s benefits have been immediately apparent for both employers and students, so the launch of a second cohort each year of the Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management is eagerly awaited. Baylor Law is now accepting applications for the newly added spring start, slated to get underway in January, 2021. To apply or to find more information about Baylor Law’s Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management, please visit: http://llm.baylor.edu or email info@llm.baylor.edu.





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ABOUT BAYLOR LAW
Established in 1857, Baylor University School of Law was one of the first law schools in Texas and one of the first west of the Mississippi River. Accredited by the American Bar Association and a member of the Association of American Law Schools, Baylor Law has more than 7,600 living alumni and a record of producing outstanding lawyers, many of whom decide upon a career in public service. The Law School boasts among its notable alumni two governors, members or former members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, two former directors of the FBI, U.S. ambassadors, federal judges, justices of the Texas Supreme Court and members of the Texas Legislature. In its law specialties rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranks Baylor Law’s trial advocacy program as among the best in the nation at No. 2, while the Law School is ranked in the Top 50 of the 2021 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” The National Jurist ranks Baylor Law as one of the “Best School for Practical Training,” and in the top 15 “Best Law School Facilities” in the country. The Business Insider places Baylor Law among the top 50 law schools in the nation. Baylor Law received the 2015 American Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award, making it only the third law school in the nation to be honored with the award since the award’s inception in 1984. Learn more at baylor.edu/law

ABOUT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY
Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions. Learn more at baylor.edu

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