In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Being generally employed as an adviser on the laws of the country in which you received your legal education and in which you practiced law before coming to the U.S.
- You can find more information about this career here.
Typically requires whatever degree was required for licensure in your country of education and legal practice. Obtaining a U.S. Juris Doctor (JD) or Master of Laws (LLM) degree would allow you to work as an attorney at law.
Certification is not required.
As of 2016, licensure is required in all 33 states where the practice of Foreign Legal Consultants is allowed, as well as the District of Columbia.