LLM Graduate Profiles

After earning a law degree in her native Brazil, Adma Moura found her path from paralegal to attorney at UConn School of Law.

Arian Burgos came to the United States from Honduras on a Fulbright Scholarship after working more than seven years in banking, insurance law and higher education.

Before he applied to the Insurance LLM program at UConn School of Law, Andrés Avila earned a law degree in Colombia and worked for an insurance law firm in Miami and London.

After Laura Linde '17 earned an undergraduate degree at Freie University Berlin, she didn’t just want to study more law; she wanted to practice it.

Working on an intensive study of the energy sector in Ghana impelled Paschaline Nsiah-Asare on a journey toward a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Energy and Environmental Law.

Soon after earning a law degree from a branch of the University of London in Pakistan, Shaleem Yaqoob set out on a path that earned him two law degrees from UConn in three years.

Ziwei Zhang was looking for an authentic experience of U.S. Law, and he found it in the U.S. Legal Studies LLM program at UConn School of Law.

An interest in human rights drew Iranian lawyer Rojia Afshar to the United States, UConn School of Law and the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut.

Yoann J. Pré earned an LLM in U.S. Legal Studies at UConn School of Law to pave his way on an intercontinental journey toward his primary goal: a career in international law.

In 2001, Shauhin Talesh '00, LL.M. '01 fulfilled a dream when he accepted an assistant professorship at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law. It was a dream, he says, that began to take shape during his very first class at UConn Law.