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Handong International Law School (HILS)
 
U.S. and International Law (3-year course) Spirit of Handong International Law School
Joined together though worship and focused on how law relates to Jesus Christ, one hundred and fifty graduate law students from twenty different countries study law at HILS, following a U.S. law school curriculum. With the largest full-time, U.S. trained law faculty in Asia, HILS professors teach, disciple and serve these students in a common effort to establish a new kind of international lawyer, trained for Christian service. Most graduates have taken US bar examinations before returning to their home countries to work in legal missions, law firms, churches, corporations, NGOs, international organizations and governments. Wherever these lawyers practice - whether in the context of business, human rights, international trade or environmental law - they are encouraged to distinguish their work by following Jesus Christ.
Graduates of HILS
HILS graduates have distinguished themselves in international human rights organizations, governmental of!ces, law firms and legal departments. HILS Graduates are working with the United Nations, UNHCR, Advocates for Public Interest Law (refugee rights), CLF (Korea Christian Lawyers’ Fellowship), Advocates Korea (religious freedom) and other NGOs which make invaluable contributions to the area of international human rights. Other alumni are working for national governmental entities: the Ministry of National Defense, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, and the Korean National Assembly. Others have gone to work for leading law firms such as Paul Hastings, Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP, Kim and Chang, Yulchon, Jipyung and Jisung, Logos, and many other law firms. Many HILS alumni also play key roles in the legal departments of global corporations like Samsung, LG, SK and Hyundai and etc.
  • - Number of graduates who passed US Bar Exams
    223 students (Tennessee State, Alabama State, New York State, Missouri State, Carifornia State, Washington DC State, New Zealand, India )
Faculty

All members of the full-time law faculty are attorneys educated and admitted to practice law in the United States. Their experience ranges from criminal prosecution and public interest advocacy to estate planning and international commercial arbitration. Their expertise covers a broad spectrum from human rights and non-profit organizations to securities regulation and intellectual property. Their essential qualification is a commitment to Jesus Christ. They have been called to make disciples of all nations and to prepare others to do so likewise.


Eric G. Enlow (Dean, Member of Missouri Bar, Washington University School of Law)
Hee Eun Lee (Associate Dean, Member of the New York Bar, Syracuse University College of Law)
James T. Davis (Assistant Dean, Member of the Arkansas Bar, McGeorge School of
Law (University of the Pacic)
Kenneth O. Chinn (Member of the California Bar, Loyola Law School)
David W. Collier (Member of the Florida and Virginia Bars, Regent University School of Law)
David L. Mundy (Member of the Tennessee Bar, Regent University School of Law)
Eunseok Paik (Member of the Massachusetts Bar, Boston University School of Law, LL.M)
Edward A. Purnell (Member of the Ohio and Illinois Bar, Harvard Law School)
John T. Shin (Member of the New York Bar, Hofstra University School of Law)
Fred Ross III (Member of the Alabama and the United Kingdom Bar, Regent University
School of Law)

Current Students
140 current students (incl. 10 foreign students) as of April 1, 2013
  • - Nationalities
    United States, Canada, Kenya, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Brundi, Mongolia
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