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Office of Graduate Degree Programs

The Office of Graduate Degree Programs (OGP) administers the LL.M., Executive LL.M., and J.S.D. programs.

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For general questions about the LL.M., Executive LL.M. in Global Business Law, and J.S.D. programs, email [email protected].

Contact Information

Office of Graduate Degree Programs

1125 Amsterdam Avenue (corner of 115th Street), 6th Floor, Room 601

Department Services

We provide individual support to each LL.M., Executive LL.M., and J.S.D. student throughout every step of their Law School experience, from application to degree conferral, and we keep in close touch with our broad network of alumni. 

  • LL.M. Degree

    Challenge yourself. Broaden your perspective and your network. Rediscover the law and your future in the legal profession.

  • Executive LL.M. Degree

    Advance academically while staying professionally connected.

  • J.S.D. Degree

    Engage the resources of a world-class university to pursue a distinguished career in legal scholarship.

  • Academic Advising

    Successfully navigate all the challenges and opportunities you encounter at Columbia Law School with the help of our academic advisers.

Meet the Office of Graduate Degree Programs Team



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Julie Sculli

  • Assistant Dean, Office of Graduate Degree Programs
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Jill M. Casal

  • Executive Director, Office of Graduate Degree Programs
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Alison Sherwin

  • Director of Academic Affairs & the J.S.D. Program
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Amanda Roden

  • Assistant Director of the E.LL.M. Program and Marketing

Danielle Flores de Benzerga

  • Associate Director of Admissions, Recruiting, and Student Advising

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