Articles by Blaine Elias

Pre-Law

The Business of Business Law: Pros and Cons of Dual Law-Business Degrees

May 8, 2017 Blaine Elias 0

Attention, all prospective law school students! If you are striving for a future career in business law, there are a variety of available paths. Common routes include: (1) J.D. programs that specialize in business law, (2) LL.M. programs for business law, and (3) dual enrollment in business and law school, otherwise known as a JD/MBA. Which option is considered “the best?” Which option is the most expensive? Which leads to the highest post-graduation salary? Below is a comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the three most popular degree options for students interested in business law.   1. J.D. in Business Law Advantages Become a professional in law in a matter of three years (shortest duration out of all the other options) The most known and commonly required degrees for law professionals in North America JD-degree holders are eligible to take the bar exam in all states in the U.S. […]