Slovakian student, Iveta Stefankova, was recently awarded the White & Case/Carolyn B. Lamm Scholarship, which enables her to pursue an LLM in International Arbitration at the University of Miami School of Law (hereinafter Miami Law). Established in 2014, the White & Case/Carolyn B. Lamm Scholarship is awarded in honor of Carolyn Lamm, White & Case partner and Miami Law alumna. Lamm is a leading practitioner in the fields of international arbitration and international law.
Stefankova says that without the scholarship, she would not be able to pursue the LLM program at Miami Law, and is very thankful for the opportunity to become a U.S.-trained attorney. Stefankova is extremely accomplished, having a law degree from Czech Republic's Charles University, a master's degree from the University of Geneva and a doctorate degree from Masaryk University, also in the Czech Republic. She was working as an In-House Counsel for a bank in Prague, the Expobank CZ a.s., before joining Miami Law.
The scholarship if offered yearly to one deserving LLM applicant. All applications to the LLM in International Arbitration are automatically considered for the White & Case/Carolyn B. Lamm Scholarship. Priority is given to those whose applications are received on or before February 15.
Miami Law offers several LLM programs, with varying intake dates, including one under a distance learning (online) platform. The following are the LLM programs to choose from:
- LLM in Taxation
- LLM in Maritime Law
- LLM in Estate Planning
- LLM in International Arbitration
- LLM in Entertainment, Arts & Sports
- LLM in Taxation of Cross-Border Investment
- LLM in International Law: General
- LLM in International Law: Inter-American Law
- LLM in International Law with Intensive English
- LLM in International Law: U.S. & Transnational Law for Foreign Lawyers
- LLM in Real Property Development (online)