LL.M. Program

Mercer Law's LL.M. in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure is the only program in the nation designed for law school graduates seeking to prepare themselves for federal criminal practice as a prosecutor, Federal Defender, or private defense counsel.

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Mercer Law School 2013 Orientation

Welcome to Mercer Law School.

Information about our Orientation Program, August 13-16, 2013, can be found below. If you have any questions about information contained on this page, please contact the Dean's Office at (478) 301-2601.

Orientation Schedule

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Orientation Check-In

First-year law students should arrive between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in the first floor lobby of the Law School to check in and pick up your Orientation packet.

Introduction to Diverse Student Organizations

Click here to download a PDF of the Introduction to Diverse Student Organizations Schedule for Tuesday, August 13, 2013.


Did you know?

Mercer Law School’s Habeas Project is the only program in Georgia to handle non-capital, post-conviction cases on a strictly pro bono basis.

Class Statistics
Entering Fall 2013

As of Opening Day,
August 19, 2013

Applications Received: 1030
Applicants Accepted: 639
Students Enrolled: 187

Median LSAT: 152
25th-75th LSAT percentile: 148-154
Median GPA: 3.38
25th-75th GPA percentile: 3.06-3.60

Percentage Women: 49%
Percentage Students of Color: 25%

Average Age: 25
Majors Represented: 41
Undergraduate Schools: 79

GRADUating CLASS OF 2014:
87.9% employed or enrolled
in a full time LLM or graduate program

Mercer Law’s Bar Passage Rate:
87% of first-time test takers passed the Georgia bar (July 2013)