U.S. attorney applicants must hold a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Applicants must demonstrate their ability to perform satisfactory graduate work as evidenced by high grade-point average or high class rank in law school. Most U.S. applicants to the University of Houston Law Center have graduated in the upper one-third of their law school classes.
A complete application package must contain:
Students who wish to transfer to the LL.M. program at the University of Houston Law Center must have performed well in an LL.M. program at another ABA-accredited law school. Considerations for both transfer and visiting students include available space at the Law Center, academic records at all previous schools, and compelling circumstances. The minimum grade for transfer credit is “B.” A minimum of 18 hours (excluding all concentration coursework) must be completed at UH Law Center to be awarded the LL.M. degree. For more information, contact the Graduate Legal Studies office at 713-743-2890.