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LLM Student Profiles

Saud Alhassan Saud Abdulaziz Al SaudSaud Alhassan Saud Abdulaziz Al Saud, a student from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, decided to do an LLM at Pace University School of Law to advance his career. He chose Pace because of its international reputation and  the graduate programs staff and faculty. Saud explained that Deborah Zipf - graduate programs coordinator - makes you feel welcomed and at home. Saud said, “I honestly like all the professors I met in class or out of class. They are pleasant and approachable.” There is no doubt that Pace has left a footprint in Saud’s life, “Pace is my home and family. There is no place like home. That’s how I would describe my time at Pace.”
Tais LaureanoTais Laureano, a student from Brazil, chose to do an LLM at Pace University School of Law because a graduate degree is greatly valued in her home country. Tais decided to attend Pace because the school is well known in Rio de Janeiro, her hometown, and it is one of the best environmental law schools in the United States. Along with the great location near New York City, Tais appreciated the great professors and classes offered, specifically the UN Diplomacy Practicum. Tais notes that Pace has helped her to improve her resume so that she can pursue better job opportunities. She describes her experience at Pace as, “Really good. The professors are amazing, you can tell they know a lot, and the classes are very interesting.” The best part about studying at Pace for Tais has been the UN Diplomacy Practicum. “I never thought I could work at the UN,” she said.
Christopher NahasChristopher Nahas was drawn to Pace for his LLM degree because he wanted to change career directions and had a longstanding interest in environmental law. He chose Pace because it is one of the top programs in the country for Environmental Law. Other factors in Chris's decision included the UN Diplomacy Practicum, the large variety of courses and activities offered, and the very helpful and friendly staff. While here, Chris participated in the UN Diplomacy Practicum, serving as a Legal Advisor to CARICOM and Grenada. “I hope to devote my career to the protection and betterment of the global environment.  Specifically, I aspire to work for the UN, an NGO or a government agency such as the EPA.” Chris reports that his experiences at Pace have been nothing less than exceptional. “The professors at Pace are highly accessible, thoroughly knowledgeable and committed to the environment.  They are also really a pleasure to interact with. My classes have been highly informative and useful.”