Q: Can a lawyer's diploma from Venezuela in the United States be recognized?
The Man has a Full Lwyer Diploma from Venezuela and live in Orlando as Asyl Resident can he do everything to get a recognized of his diploma in US?
A: Venezuela's laws are not US laws. Lawyer's diploma is not pre-requisite for lawyers' qualification.
There are LLM programs out there that are geared toward qualifying candidates who received law degrees overseas to sit for the bar exam in the U.S. I don't know the details, but I have met attorneys who obtained their law degrees overseas, then sat for the bar in a U.S. state after finishing one of these programs. Your friend can research these online. Good luck
A: It is unlikely. Check with the Florida Bar Association to see what his options are.
You may want to look at the link below to find out more about the LLM programs sponsored by the American Bar Association and the requirements for each one.
Answer in Spanish:
Usted puede consultar el siguiente enlace para obtener más información sobre los programas de LLM patrocinados por la American Bar Association y los requisitos de cada uno.
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