• For Transfer Student, Clinic Participation Smooths Transition

    Tiffany Hill ’15 enrolled in another Southern California law school intent on transferring to Loyola Law School – her self-described “dream school.” But the transition came with some uncertainty. Her colleagues in the Juvenile Justice Clinic quickly put her at ease.

  • With Eye Toward Justice, Deputy DA Scrutinizes Convictions

    Deputy District Attorney Robert “Bobby” Grace ’87 spent almost 30 years following his passion: serving the community.  

  • Summer Job Diaries: At DreamWorks, Animating the Deal

    Michelle Juen, a rising second-year day student, is spending the summer helping draft deals in the Television Business & Legal Affairs division of DreamWorks Animation. A former legal assistant at Warner Bros. Entertainment Group, she leveraged both her experience in the field and her network for the opportunity to learn more about what it takes to get an animated television program on the air.

  • Resident Associate Program Preps Alum for Dream Job

    Matt Moen '15 knew exactly what he wanted to do after graduation: practice employment law on California’s Central Coast. The Loyola Law School Career Development Center’s Resident Associate Program helped make it happen.

  • With Video, Tech Lead Makes Classes More Valuable

    Corinne St. Claire, the assistant director of instructional design & technology for Loyola Law School, and her team live by a simple motto: “If people don’t realize we’ve done anything, we’ve done our jobs well.” St. Claire and her office team provide more than technical and digital support for the entire LLS community; they also work to ensure that both faculty and students have the digital tools they need to succeed academically.

  • Summer Job Diaries: Drafting Deals Begets Blockbuster Skills

    Arianna Fisher, a rising third-year law student, is spending her summer as a Business and Legal Affairs Summer Associate at Legendary Entertainment, which counts alumnus Marty Willhite as general counsel. As a law student, Fisher has held positions at CBS Television Studios, Universal Pictures and Warner/Chappell Music.

  • By Diving into the Community, 2L Transfer Successfully Transitions to Loyola

    Dalmacio Posadas Jr. admits that he was a little daunted by the idea of transferring to Loyola Law School as a 2L student. The 1L experience, he notes, is a period of growth and transition, and the bonds and connections students establish with one another and their professors during that time help create a critical support system. 

  • Law School Director Helps Students Learn Crucial Skills For Their Transactional Law Careers

    Professor Shannon Treviño believes wholeheartedly in helping students master the necessary skills to succeed as transactional attorneys. The Patrick J. McDonough Director of the Business Law Practicum notes that in past, most U.S. law schools tended to orient the curriculum around litigation law. But not all legal careers require analyzing cases and making court appearances.

  • Summer Job Diaries: Advancing Negotiation Skills at BET Networks

    Janelle Smith '16 is spending her summer as an extern at BET Networks in Business and Legal Affairs where she works closely with attorneys drafting contracts that touch upon a variety of areas in the entertainment law field and seeing first-hand how negotiations in the industry work.

  • LA County Bar President Found her Footing at Loyola

    Margaret P. Stevens ’99 took the advocacy skills she learned as a student at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and applied themto both her practice as founding and managing partner of Daehnke Stevens LLP and her role as president of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

  • Reference Librarian Helps Students in Every Chapter of Their Careers

    Amber Kennedy Madole estimates that new attorneys spend as much as 70 percent of their time performing legal research. Fittingly, she is a critical first stop on many Loyola Law School students’ academic journeys – and she wouldn’t have it any other way.

  • Summer Job Diaries: Unwavering Advocacy at Federal Public Defender’s Office

    Ashley Mahmoudian, a rising third-year day student, is spending her summer as an extern in the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California. She is an active figure on campus, serving as vice-chair of the Public Interest Law Foundation and Student Bar Association and volunteering in the Judge Stephen E. O'Neil Young Lawyers Mentoring Program.

  • Bench Trial: Judges Anchor Panels During Loyola Summer Fellowship

    An array of judges from a range of courts –- including federal district and state supreme courts -– provided their insights into legal issues taken directly from the headlines during the 11th-annual Journalist Law School hosted by the Civil Justice Program at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

  • Summer Job Diaries: Refining Appellate Advocacy Skills on the Ninth Circuit

    Cameron Schlagel, a rising third-year day student, is spending his summer as an extern to the Hon. Kim McLane Wardlaw, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is the editor-in-chief of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review International and Comparative Law Review. The transfer student relishes the doors Loyola has opened.

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    Head of Library Public Services Aims to Make Students Feel at Home

    Suzie Shatarevyan, the head of public services at Loyola’s William M. Rains Library, starts each school year by telling incoming students that the library is “their home away from home.” She points out that the library’s staff does its best to make sure the students receive guidance developing their research methods and that they understand how to sift through the library’s ample legal electronic resources. It is all carefully designed to allow students to focus on their studies and let the library staff worry about everything else. 

  • New Semester, New Perspectives: Sophisticated Offerings for Fall 2016

    This fall, 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. 

  • Prof. Williams Prepares Future Generations of Public Interest Lawyers

    The Constitution guarantees personal liberties, and Professor Gary Williams has devoted his life to ensuring they are defended.

  • Loyola Professors Enrich Supreme Court Conversation

    Loyola Law School, Los Angeles professors continue to enrich the dialogue about U.S. Supreme Court jurisprudence as the court concluded its 2015 term in June with commentary on cases ranging from evidence collection and affirmative action to immigration and abortion access. Their analyses reached millions of people nationwide via such outlets as NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, Politico, Bloomberg and more on an array of cases:

  • Evening Student Juggles On-Air and In-Class Duties

    Evening student Ethan Bearman ’19 has a unique relationship with his professors: Some of them end up as his guests on his eponymous radio show.

  • Summer Job Diaries: Exploring International IP as USPTO Extern

    Julius Bodie, a rising third-year day student at Loyola, is spending his summer as an extern at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Regional I.P. Attaché for Southeast Asia and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). His position is based in Thailand.

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