• Loyola Professors Address "Why Law Matters" at Premier Law School Conference

    Loyola Law School, Los Angeles professors will present on issues relating to privacy, race, policing, civil procedure, nonprofit structure, insider trading, international arbitration and more at the 2017 Association of American Law Schools conference.

  • Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic Serves Clients in Climate of Fear

    The Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic (LIJC) has always worked long hours fulfilling its mission to “advance the rights of the indigent immigrant population in East Los Angeles through direct legal services, education and community empowerment, while teaching law students effective immigrants’ rights lawyering skills in a real world setting.” 

  • Hot-sauce Entrepreneur’s Special Ingredient: Law School

    Vince Xu ’18 is an entrepreneur. Before he entered Loyola, he’d already created and run an entertainment promotion business and was in the process of launching a hot sauce company. He was drawn to Loyola because of its Law and Entrepreneurship Concentration. 

  • For Bar Association President, Loyola Planted Seeds of Leadership

    Cyndie M. Chang ’03, president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, chose Loyola because it “had a good reputation, a good alumni base, a terrific campus and was well known in terms of trial advocacy.” Exactly what she needed to become a successful trial attorney.

  • Aspiring Public Defender & Politician Helps Make History. Twice.

    For third-year student Chelsea Heaps ’17, lightning struck twice during her final year of law school as she played an integral role in two historic moments in justice. 

  • Tax LLM Degree Diversifies General Counsel’s Expertise

    Bearing a brand-new LLM in tax law from Loyola, Charles P. Fairchild was just beginning his dream job as an estate planning attorney in 2013 when a death in the family forced him to change direction. 

  • Assistant Dean for Career Development Sparks Collaboration, Innovation

    Linda Whitfield brings a wealth of diverse work experience to her role as Assistant Dean for Career Development at Loyola Law School, and it serves her well as she focuses on the Career Development Center’s mission to help graduates realize their full potential in the job market. 

  • Second-year Shares Positive Perspective on Law School Life

    Almost anyone who has considered law school has heard the dire warnings: you’ll have no time for anything else.  Second-year Loyola Law student Steve Riley begs to differ, so he got involved with Jury of Peers, a student blog.

  • Evening Student Sees JD as Tool to Expand Union Advocacy Skills

    For nearly a decade, evening student Dev Das ’17 has successfully advocated for others. As an organizer for unions and presidential candidates, he has fought for better wages, improved working conditions and a better life for those he serves. Now, he hopes to use a law degree to deliver even more to those he represents. 

  • Loyola Tax-Law Leadership Exemplified in Conference

    As home to a highly ranked tax program and host to an annual conference featuring the country’s top nonprofit-law experts, Loyola plays a vital, growing role in the study and practice of tax law. 

  • Facing Uncertain Future, Immigrants Find Hope in Loyola Clinic

    Jesika De Jesus admits that she’s worried about her ability to stay in the United States and finish her education. A student at East Los Angeles College, her parents brought her to the country when she was just 6 months old. Now, President-Elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to deportg undocumented immigrants has suddenly clouded her future. Attending an outreach session with the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic, she saw hope.

  • Former Music Major Finds Entertainment Law Hits all the Right Notes

    A classically trained pianist, Emma Merangulyan ’18 was looking for a way to transpose her performance background into a career that bridged music and the law. She found it at Loyola, where she is gaining experience in entertainment law.

  • Joint JD/Tax LLM Degree Accelerates Career of Recent Alumnus

    For alumnus Joshua Ramirez ’14, a Joint JD/Tax LLM degree was a fast pass to becoming an established attorney. 

  • A Sense Of Community

    Hayden Adams '17 has made countless life-or-death decisions –- at least on stage. If that wasn’t inspiration enough for the seasoned actor to pursue a legal career, a desire for career stability was.

  • Clemency Project Experience Life-Changing for Students and Clients

    For a group of Loyola Law School students pursuing freedom on behalf of federal inmates, writing clemency petitions was a life-changing experience – for both them and their clients. 

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    New Semester, New Perspectives: Sophisticated Offerings for Spring 2017

    This spring, Loyola is offering a wide array of exciting classes, many of them seminars where you can get a unique small-class experience with leading legal experts. 

  • Mastering the Fundamentals

    One thing Avrohom Feinstein ’18 learned from his years in the U.S. Army infantry, including two tours in Iraq, is the importance of learning the fundamentals. In basic training, he said, “the first things they teach you are how to shoot, move and communicate.”

  • Students Reap Networking Benefits of Loyola Events

    How do you gain access to 500 of the best plaintiffs’ and civil defense attorneys in Southern California? If you’re a Loyola Law School student, it’s simply the reward for an hour of volunteer time.

  • Third-year Advocates for Armenian Community

    As president of the Armenian Law Students’ Association (ALSA), third-year Loyola Law student Nerses Aposhian works to support the educational and professional endeavors of his fellow Armenian students, and also encourages them to seek success “beyond the walls of work” by getting involved in the community at large. 

  • Social-Justice Minded Student Uses Evening Program For Career Reboot

    Evening student Kathleen Becket ’18, a native of Davis, Calif., is growing her skills and her social justice goals during her time at Loyola Law School. Loyola’s part-time JD program is enabling her to fulfill her ambition to be an advocate and an agent of change.

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