• Finding Success as a Tax Law Practitioner

    Victoria Lee '15 was initially interested in criminal law.  Then she took partnership tax -- it turned out to be a favorite class, and the experience ultimately led her to wanting to practice tax law.

  • Loyola Law School's Commencement Ceremony to Feature Former U.S. Rep. Tony Coelho, Disability Rights Advocate

    Loyola Law School’s 95th-annual Commencement Ceremony will feature a keynote address by former U.S. Rep. Tony Coelho (LMU ’64), architect of the Americans with Disabilities Act, when it convenes at 12 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2016 on the Westchester, Calif. campus of Loyola Marymount University (LMU). 

  • Alumnus Paved Loyola’s Path to Supreme Court

    Allan Ides ’79 already was an expert on the processes of the U.S. Supreme Court by the time he argued a pivotal Confrontation Clause case in front of the justices in 1988. As a clerk to Associate Justice Byron R. White from 1980-81, Ides was a first-hand witness to the inside operations of the court.

  • Prof. Sean Scott: Innovation Inside and Outside the Classroom

    Senior Associate Dean Sean M. Scott’s innovative teaching methods have led to the development and implementation of Loyola's Master of Science in Legal Studies program for non-lawyers and other unique offerings.

  • A Tax Program That Points to Success

    A federal-income tax course sparked Sajdah Bryant's ’16 profound interest in the tax code.

  • Resident Associate Program: Career Development Program Paves Paths to Practice

    For Jinouth Vasquez Santos ’14, an associate at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, the Resident Associate Program offered by Loyola Law School’s Career Development Center provided a pathway to a career in labor and employment litigation. 

  • Find Your Legal Passion at Loyola

    Kelly Muir ’16 enrolled in his first tax course at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles to learn more about the income tax process for his personal taxes, with no thought of concentrating on tax law for the long term. But each semester, Muir found himself gravitating toward tax courses and his interest in the tax code grew.

  • International Student Finds a Sense of Community at Loyola Law School

    Before studying at Loyola Law School, Pamela Aaron ’16 feared her goal of practicing law in the United States wasn’t achievable. But Loyola Law School, she notes, felt tailor-made for international students, and the experience has given her the practical training and the confidence to pursue a law career in the United States.

  • Loyola’s Scott Moot Court Teams Cap Banner Year with Major Wins

    Loyola’s second-place finish at the National Appellate Advocacy Competition included several honors. Katie Tanaka ’16 won ninth best oralist in the nation, and Nima Jalali ’16 received a rare perfect 100 during a round. The team progressed all the way to the final round, where they narrowly lost in a split decision.

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Welcomes Dean Waterstone

    Michael Waterstone has been appointed the 18th dean and senior vice president of Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Waterstone's tenure began June 1, 2016.

  • Associate Dean receives Guggenheim Fellowship

    Associate Dean Alexandra Natapoff has been named as the recipient of a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship for her scholarly work on misdemeanors and the American criminal justice system. 

  • Transactional Transformation: Moving from Litigation to Tax

    For Joe Goldman ’15, Loyola Law School’s Tax LLM program gave him the skills and confidence needed to take his legal career in a different, and more positive, direction. After graduating from a well-known law school in 2008, Goldman began his legal career working as a litigator. But after five demanding years, Goldman decided the pervasive adversarial nature of litigation was not for him.

  • Designing Careers: Fashion Law Project Propels Students

    When Mary Demircift ’16 and Remington Maynard ’16 were hand-picked  to be research assistants for Loyola’s Fashion Law Project (FLP) Executive Director Staci Riordan ’04, they instantly had a calling card to some of the biggest names in the fashion industry.

    Both have made the most of that entrée. 

  • Loyola Law School honors Samuel Paz with the Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Public Service Award

    Loyola Law School, Los Angeles honors civil rights activist and trial attorney Samuel Paz with the Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Public Service Award.  

  • From Engineer to Future IP Lawyer

    When evening student Yungmoon Chang ’16 decided to pursue a law degree six years into a successful career as a structural engineer, she was intent on finding a law school that allowed her to continue working full-time while pursuing legal opportunities. Loyola Law School’s Evening Division Program fit the bill – and more.

  • Special Export: Prof. Aragaki Serves as Ambassador of American ADR

    Earlier in the spring semester, Professor Hiro Aragaki was invited to join a distinguished delegation that traveled to Bangalore, India—a country whose judiciary currently suffers from a backlog of 30 million cases and where the average length of a case is 15 years. During trip, the delegates visited the Bangalore Mediation Centre, a court-annexed mediation program affiliated with the Bangalore High Court, where they held high-level meetings with several judges and court mediators.

  • Loyola Rises 10 Spots in U.S. News Rankings, Gaining in Specialties

    Loyola Law School, Los Angeles is ranked No. 65 out of 196 law schools in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” This marks the second consecutive year of double-digit ascent for Loyola, which saw the sharpest rise of any California law school.

  • Making a Difference in Los Angeles’ Neighborhoods and Classrooms

    A Los Angeles native, teacher Jennifer Carreras ‘19 is attending Loyola’s part-time evening program with the aim of  using her JD degree to help children in need. By acquiring the proper legal knowledge base, Carreras believes she “can be the voice for people who don’t have a voice.”

  • Prof. Kathleen Kim: Immigrant Advocate Finds Myriad Ways to Make a Difference

    Civic watchdog. Immigrant advocate. Legislative maven. Prolific scholar. In her many civic and academic roles, Kathleen Kim’s work has promoted fairness and justice on a large scale.

  • Guttentag Summary

    Securities Law Prof: Insider Trading Case a Chance for High Court Clarity

    Professor Michael Guttentag is closely following the first insider trading case to be considered by the U.S. Supreme Court in almost 20 years. In Salman v. U.S., the justices will consider when an insider’s tip to a friend or relative can trigger insider trading liability. 

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