U.S. Masters Programs
Seminar & Fair // November 6, 2023 // Cologne

Studying abroad is a unique and exciting time where you can develop your professional skills as well as gain valuable personal experience. By participating in a Master of Laws program in the USA, you will expand your knowledge of a foreign legal system and fascinating country.

Join our LL.M. Day 2023 on November 6 in Cologne and learn more about LL.M. in the U.S. and meet representatives of excellent law schools.

We’ll be adding more information to this page soon, so keep an eye out!

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8:15 a.m.      Registration starts
9.00 a.m.
      Welcome & Opening of the Seminar
                       Dr. Daniel Biene, LL.M. (Cardozo, 2002), Head of DAJV LL.M. Day; Digital Entrepreneur, Berlin

9.10 a.m.      Panel I “Why study in the U.S.?” (held in German)
                       Dr. Hans-Peter Ackmann, LL.M. (Berkeley, 1986), former Chairman of the board, Deutsch-Amerikanischen
                       Juristen-Vereinigung, Bonn, Lawyer, Cologne
                       Dr. Lukas Böffel, LL.M. (Berkeley, 2022), Rechtsreferendar, Kammergericht Berlin, Berlin
                       Lena Fleischmann (LL.M. Graduate GW Law, 2022), Working Student, Roxin Rechtsanwälte, Munich
                       Carolin Schürer, LL.M. (Mitchell Hamline, 2008), Senior Manager, KPMG, Düsseldorf

10.30 a.m.    Coffee break

10.45 a.m.    Session “How to Select a Law School and How to Apply” (held in English)
                       Insa Blanke, J.D. (Chicago-Kent, 2001), Executive Director of International LL.M. and S.J.D. Programs,
                       Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago
                       Martin L. Camp, J.D. (SMU, 1979), Professor of Practice and Assistant Dean for Graduate and International
                       Programs, SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas

12.15 p.m.    Panel II “How to Finance your U.S. Education” (held in German)
                       Dr. Elisabeth Rudolf-Sipötz, Managing Director, Brain Capital, Vallendar
                       Dr. Thomas Wenninger, LL.M. (George Washington, 2008), Local Partner, PwC Legal, Stuttgart

1.30 p.m.      Lunch, lunch break, change of room


2.30 p.m.      Welcome & Opening of the Fair
                       Dr. Daniel Biene, LL.M. (Cardozo, 2002), Head of DAJV LL.M. Day; Digital Entrepreneur, Berlin
2.40 p.m.      Short introduction of the law school Representatives and the DAJV Team
3.00 p.m.      Open Floor / Fair
7.00 p.m.      Fair Closing
7.10 p.m.      Closing Remarks & Talent Partner‘s Scholarship Raffle:
………………………“Winner‘s Announcement”
                       Dr. Daniel Biene, LL.M. (Cardozo, 2002), Head of DAJV LL.M. Day; Digital Entrepreneur, Berlin
                       André Philip Pantel, Managing Director, Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung, Bonn

                       Thomas Brandt, Regional Manager Sales Central & Eastern Europe, Delta Air Lines, Frankfurt am Main
                       Dr. Hauke Darius Wolf, LL.M. (Berkeley 2020), Associate, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt am Main

afterwards: Beer & snacks get-together
8.00 p.m.       End of event

This program will be constantly updated.

Location address:
Obenmarspforten 40, Am Kölner Rathaus
50667 Cologne

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Law Schools attending in 2022