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Should I get an LLM in Tax when I graduate?

And how competitive are those programs?
<|:-)
  03/20/17
Only if your firm is paying for it or you're a GULC JD who c...
Fuming Yosemite Sam
  03/20/17
...or if you are unemployed and have the financial wherewith...
bloodacre
  03/20/17
What should my/my parents' net worth be in order to have the...
<|:-)
  03/20/17
Yea, not really good enough IMO.
Fuming Yosemite Sam
  03/20/17
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<|:-)
  03/20/17
they aren't competitive, or at least weren't when i went to ...
CorporateWarrior With Attitude (CWA)
  03/20/17
It wouldn't make more sense to take tax classes in third yea...
honiara
  03/20/17
If you were a solid candidate who somehow didn't get a good ...
Dickey Simpkins
  03/20/17
What about getting an LLM in Estate Planning at Miami? Assum...
<|:-)
  03/20/17
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<|:-)
  03/20/17
is this a serious question? if your parents' finances are wo...
short and fat
  03/20/17
All right thank you. The second half of this comment was hel...
<|:-)
  03/20/17
sorry, wasn't sure if i was getting trolled. estate planners...
short and fat
  03/20/17
No worries. I think I understand why they're terrified. I ha...
<|:-)
  03/20/17
It's true that there will still be a demand, but consider th...
short and fat
  03/20/17
If I saw that credential on a Taxmo's resume it would only b...
Fuming Yosemite Sam
  03/20/17
usually newly minted JDs do one year of unemployment before ...
Charles XII bringing Kutuzov bio to Thanksgiving
  03/20/17


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Date: March 20th, 2017 2:10 PM
Author: <|:-)

And how competitive are those programs?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32874064)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 2:28 PM
Author: Fuming Yosemite Sam

Only if your firm is paying for it or you're a GULC JD who can knock it out in a semester.

Not competitive.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32874173)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 6:28 PM
Author: bloodacre

...or if you are unemployed and have the financial wherewithal to drop $60k on some additional legal education.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32875964)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 6:48 PM
Author: <|:-)

What should my/my parents' net worth be in order to have the wherewithal to do this?

UPDATE: called my parents and they said they're not gonna pay for it lol, ah well it was worth a shot

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32876083)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 8:54 PM
Author: Fuming Yosemite Sam

Yea, not really good enough IMO.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32877107)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 2:26 PM
Author: <|:-)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 2:27 PM
Author: CorporateWarrior With Attitude (CWA)

they aren't competitive, or at least weren't when i went to lawl school. the only dood i know who did one it worked out well for -- he was below median pwned and still got into NYU tax LLM, copped a jerb at a prestigious BIGFED agency

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32874170)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 3:20 PM
Author: honiara

It wouldn't make more sense to take tax classes in third year? Besides, what if we go to a flat tax right after you get the LLM?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32874622)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 3:22 PM
Author: Dickey Simpkins

If you were a solid candidate who somehow didn't get a good offer in ls, think you'll do bette with another crack at things, like the idea of doing tax, and are willing to take another $60K in debt, then the NYU tax LLM program just might be for you.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32874640)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 5:48 PM
Author: <|:-)

What about getting an LLM in Estate Planning at Miami? Assume my parents are paying for it

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32875708)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 6:19 PM
Author: <|:-)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 6:20 PM
Author: short and fat

is this a serious question? if your parents' finances are worth nothing to you, then whatever, throw their money away. but estate planning is on the verge of death right now as a lucrative field, and the upside is not very high even if the estate tax does stick around.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32875913)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 6:25 PM
Author: <|:-)

All right thank you. The second half of this comment was helpful.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32875940)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 6:43 PM
Author: short and fat

sorry, wasn't sure if i was getting trolled. estate planners are terrified right now.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32876054)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 6:51 PM
Author: <|:-)

No worries. I think I understand why they're terrified. I have heard that the estate tax isn't going anywhere, and even if it does get repealed, there will still be a demand for sophisticated estate planning for wealthy people...but I have also gotten the sense that it is not the most lucrative area unless you're cornering that rich niche market. Unfortunately, it's also the area of the law that I find the most interesting.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32876100)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 6:54 PM
Author: short and fat

It's true that there will still be a demand, but consider that six years ago, there was many times the demand (before the exclusion went up five-tenfold) and those attorneys aren't all dead yet. They're junkyard dogs out there, huntin' for SCRAPS

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32876109)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 8:56 PM
Author: Fuming Yosemite Sam

If I saw that credential on a Taxmo's resume it would only be seen as a detractor

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32877123)



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Date: March 20th, 2017 6:30 PM
Author: Charles XII bringing Kutuzov bio to Thanksgiving

usually newly minted JDs do one year of unemployment before applying to tax LLMs

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3558851&forum_id=2#32875973)