Flex-LLM in U.S. Law: Accelerated D.C. Bar Prep

An affordable US LLM in the Heart of Korea

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The Flex-LLM program at George Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School provides foreign-trained lawyers with a targeted fast track strategy to qualify to practice U.S. law in Washington, D.C. It also serves Korean lawyers or corporate executives who wish to increase their professional competencies and become more knowledgeable about US law, but do not wish to sit for the bar.

The curriculum covers the structure of the U.S. government and legal system and includes substantive areas of law that meet the subject credit requirements and high standards of learning for the Washington, D.C. Bar examination. Full-time study from January or May will prepare you to sit for the Bar exam in the following year, in February or July.

The program's features include

  • A convenient classroom location along with remote-learning options that make the program accessible to working professionals
  • Inclusion of the BARBRI bar preparation program in the cost of tuition. BARBRI is the leading provider of bar preparation courses 
  • A curriculum that allows students to earn the LLM degree in just 1 year of full-time study
  • Access to Scalia law school resources, including library and advising services, as well as learning support and advising in Korea
  • Affordable tuition. The 27-credit program's full cost for tuition and fees is $42,798.00. Your cost may be lower, as scholarships for the degree program are available, as are corporate discounts.


Program Schedule

There are two start points for this program, in May and September. Students who start the program in May and complete it in one year can take the July DC Bar exam exactly 14 months after the program start date. Students who start the program in September and finish it in one year can take the February DC Bar exam exactly 18 months after the program start date.

Summer 2024 Korea-based Faculty Bios

In addition to faculty based at Mason's Scalia Law School who will teach the online courses in this hybrid curriculum, two distinguished US lawyers with years of experience will be teaching the Korea-based, in-person courses during Summer 2024. Both have have years of practicing law in the US along with a notably global outlook.